A Monument to Medieval Syrian Book Culture
The Library of Ibn ʿAbd al-Hādī
CollectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
This book discusses the largest private book collection of the pre-Ottoman Arabic Middle East for which we have both a paper trail and a surviving corpus of the manuscripts that once sat on its shelves: the Ibn ʿAbd al-Hādī Library of Damascus.
KeywordsHistory; Europe; Medieval
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Publication date and place2019
ImprintEdinburgh University Press