Hazine: a new website to assist research in the Middle East

By Mary Fisk|October 22, 2013|Archival collections, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|0 comments

 

File:Ahmet Karahisari 001.jpg

Holy Koran cover (16th century) from the Topkapi Palace Collections

Image from Ahmet Karahisari on Wikimedia Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ahmet_Karahisari_001.jpg

HAZINE is a new website “dedicated to helping scholars conduct research in the Middle East and beyond”.

It focuses on practical advice on how to access and use archives, manuscript libraries and other relevant collections in the “greater Islamic world”. The site is launched with features on four major archives in Istanbul – the Ottoman State Archives,the Topkapı Palace Archive and Library, the Süleymaniye Library, and ISAM (İslam Araştırmaları Merkezi)

Click here to go to Hazine

You can also follow Hazine on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/hazineblog

 

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