“Prints and Impressions from Ottoman Smyrna: the Collection de costumes civils et militaires, scènes populaires, et vues de l’Asie-Mineure Album (1836-38) at Harvard University’s Fine Arts Library”. Continue reading
Self Testimonies from the Ottoman Empire
The series „Memoria : Fontes minores ad Historiam Imperii Ottomanici pertinentes“ is available in Open Access on our MENAdoc repository.
This series is based on many smaller sources that have not been considered by the scientific community because of their relatively uncommon language or because they are privately owned.
These include diaries, memoirs, letters and other personal documents of the inhabitants of the Ottoman capital Istanbul from the second half of the 19th century to the early years of the Republic of Turkey. Continue reading
The text examines the activities of the young Turkish diplomat and nationalist Reşit Saffet during his stay in Switzerland at the beginning of 1919.
The publication on MENAdoc keeps the article permanently accessible via permalink and makes it visible in catalogues worldwide.
Iranian manuscripts in Manichean script
A catalogue of the Iranian manuscripts in Manichean script in the German Turfan collection” von Mary Boyce, 1960 ist neu in unserer Open Access Sammlung MENAdoc.
The catalogue gives a complete list of the preserved Iranian fragments in a comprehensive system of individual signatures.
Volume 4 of the series “Osmanische Geschichtsschreiber” can now be found in our open access repository MENAdoc. Continue reading
“The Specialized Information Service (FID) as a partner for Islamic Studies” is the title of our presentation for the Seminar for Oriental Studies at the University of Kiel on 22 May 2019. Continue reading
Prof Dr Hisham al-Azmi, head of the Egyptian National Library (Dar al-Kutub), accompanied by Prof Dr Atef Mansour and Dr Muhammad from the Egyptian Fayoum University, visited our Specialized Information Service (FID) in Halle Continue reading