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Ancient Xanadu still amazes
Structural pieces from an old palace, discovered in the old city, are exhibited in Xanadu Museum. Photos by Wang Kaihao / China Daily The path leading to the old city gate of Xanadu evokes the glory of times past. In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, "Xanadu ...
How Timbuktu's manuscripts were smuggled to safety
"These manuscripts are really precious to us ... The 2,000 documents she had access to were from Islamic North and West Africa, but also from the Middle East, and covered commerce and diplomatic relations as well as commentaries on the Koran ...
Jefferson’s copy of ‘Histoire de Don Quichotte’ may fetch upwards of $40,000
The auction will offer rare political campaign ephemera, photographs, daguerreotypes, books, manuscripts, Lincoln items ... and historian who realized that most Americans, by the middle of the 19th century, had not seen or read important historic documents ...
Süleymaniye book hospital saves damaged manuscripts
In particular, it contains a large number of manuscripts that reflect the richness of Islamic culture and civilization. The library presently has more than 74,000 manuscripts and printed books ... for countries in the Middle East, Africa, Caucasia and ...
Handwritten Syrian manuscripts illegally sold in Turkey
The manuscripts include handwritten Qurans and other religious books that were being stored at historic mosques and libraries in Syria before the civil war broke out there. When the clashes between the Syrian regime and opposition forces started ...
Mammoth project to archive manuscripts
Jena, Germany - After more than 50 years of meticulous work, German specialists say the end is in sight for efforts to make previously unregistered manuscripts in scripts and languages of Asia, the Middle East and ... Many books in the Arab world were ...