Parution : K. Hirschler, “A Monument to Medieval Syrian Book Culture. The Library of Ibn ʿAbd al-Hādī”, Edinburgh University Press, 2019.
Parution : Konrad Hirschler, A Monument to Medieval Syrian Book Culture. The Library of Ibn ʿAbd al-Hādī, Edinburgh University Press, nov 2019.
List of Illustrations
1. Setting the Scene: The World of a Late Medieval Middling Scholar
2. Monumentalising the Past
3. Binding Matters – From Stand-Alone Booklet to Monumental Composite Manuscript
4. Conclusion: The After-Life of the Ibn ʿAbd al-Hādī Collection
5. The Ibn ʿAbd al-Hādī fihrist: Title Identification
Konrad Hirschler is Professor of Islamic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and former Professor of Middle Eastern History at SOAS (London). His research focuses on Egypt and Syria in the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods (c. 1200-1500). He is the author of Medieval Damascus (EUP, 2016), The Written Word in the Medieval Arabic Lands (EUP, 2012) and Medieval Arabic Historiography: Authors as Actors (Routledge, 2006).