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Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian, and Turkish Manuscripts of the Upsala University Library

Codices Arabici, Persici et Turcici Bibliothecae Regiae Universitatis Upsaliensis


As the title of the volume ably indicates, this historical catalogue is a record of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish codices in the library of the Royal University of Uppsala. After a substantial introduction in Latin he divides the materials into the different types of documents they represent. A wide variety of topics are covered. A set of indices help to locate specific topics addressed in this wide variety of materials. An unsurpassed catalogue of the holdings in Uppsala, this reference is now once again accessible to scholars and general readers alike.
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-59333-900-5
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Feb 13,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Page Count: 383
Language: Latin
ISBN: 978-1-59333-900-5
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As the title of the volume ably indicates, this historical catalogue is a record of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish codices in the library of the Royal University of Uppsala. After a substantial introduction in Latin he divides the materials into different types of documents: encyclopedic and bibliographic, lexical, grammatical, metrical, rhetorical, and epistolary texts. Anthologies and poetic texts are included as well. Historical documents are divided into the subcategories of world history, Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem, Syria, Egypt, Mauritanian and other Balkan regions. Biographical and cosmographical texts, scientific and mathematical codices also constitute a large part of this material. Religious texts are also included: prophetic, doctrinal, magical, and ethical materials all appear. A set of indices help to locate specific topics addressed in this wide variety of materials. An unsurpassed catalogue of the holdings in Uppsala, this reference is now once again accessible to scholars and general readers alike.

Carl Johan Tornberg (1807-1877) was a Swedish Orientalist. He studied theology and oriental languages at the University of Uppsala, and also studied in Paris. He became Professor of Oriental Languages at the University of Lund. He wrote widely across his many areas of interest.

As the title of the volume ably indicates, this historical catalogue is a record of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish codices in the library of the Royal University of Uppsala. After a substantial introduction in Latin he divides the materials into different types of documents: encyclopedic and bibliographic, lexical, grammatical, metrical, rhetorical, and epistolary texts. Anthologies and poetic texts are included as well. Historical documents are divided into the subcategories of world history, Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem, Syria, Egypt, Mauritanian and other Balkan regions. Biographical and cosmographical texts, scientific and mathematical codices also constitute a large part of this material. Religious texts are also included: prophetic, doctrinal, magical, and ethical materials all appear. A set of indices help to locate specific topics addressed in this wide variety of materials. An unsurpassed catalogue of the holdings in Uppsala, this reference is now once again accessible to scholars and general readers alike.

Carl Johan Tornberg (1807-1877) was a Swedish Orientalist. He studied theology and oriental languages at the University of Uppsala, and also studied in Paris. He became Professor of Oriental Languages at the University of Lund. He wrote widely across his many areas of interest.

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  • Praefamen (page 5)
  • Index argumenti (page 27)
  • I Codices encyclopaedici et bibliographiei (page 29)
  • II Codices Lexicales (page 33)
  • III Codices Grammatici (page 53)
  • IV Codices de re metrica (page 63)
  • V Codices rhetorici (page 65)
  • VI Codices epistolaram collectiones ac formulas continentes (page 67)
  • VII Codices gnomici (page 71)
  • VIII Codices anthologici eclogici et philologici (page 75)
  • IX Codices poetici (page 103)
  • X Collectanea (page 162)
  • XI Codices historici (page 166)
  • XII Codices biographici (page 231)
  • XIII Codices cosmographici (page 242)
  • XIV Cod mathematici astronomici astrologici (page 248)
  • XV Codices de historia naturali et medicina (page 254)
  • XVI Codices philosophici (page 270)
  • XVII Codices Corani (page 273)
  • XVIII Codices de corani interpretatione (page 279)
  • XIX Codices de traditione prophetica (page 282)
  • XX Codices de doctrina fidei (page 289)
  • XXI Codices precationes et magica continentes (page 299)
  • XXII Codices de doctrina officiorum et morum (page 302)
  • XXIII Codices juridici (page 307)
  • XXIV Codices ethici (page 317)
  • XXV Codices juridico-politici (page 324)
  • XXVI Codices de theosophia (page 329)
  • XXVII Codices christiani (page 334)
  • XXVIII Appendix (page 343)
  • Supplementa (page 351)
  • I Index librorum (page 354)
  • II Index scriptorum (page 369)
  • III Index librariorum (page 379)
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