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Oriental Codices of Lund University Library


Codices Orientales Bibliothecae Regiae Universitatis Lundensis


As the title of the volume ably indicates, this historical catalogue is a record of the Oriental codices in the library of the Royal University of Lund. After a brief introduction in Latin he divides the materials into different religious or language groups, beginning with Islamic materials, the largest category. Hebrew, Syriac, and Sabaean codices complete the collection.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-59333-893-0
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Jan 17,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Page Count: 64
Language: Latin
ISBN: 978-1-59333-893-0
$139.00
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As the title of the volume ably indicates, this historical catalogue is a record of the Oriental codices in the library of the Royal University of Lund. After a brief introduction in Latin he divides the materials into different religious or language groups, beginning with Islamic materials, the largest category. Hebrew, Syriac, and Sabaean codices complete the collection. A set of indices help to locate specific topics addressed in this assemblage of materials. A supplement containing further Arabic materials and an Ethiopic manuscript, together with a separate index, is also included. An unsurpassed catalogue of the holdings in Lund, 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 Oriental codices in the library of the Royal University of Lund. After a brief introduction in Latin he divides the materials into different religious or language groups, beginning with Islamic materials, the largest category. Hebrew, Syriac, and Sabaean codices complete the collection. A set of indices help to locate specific topics addressed in this assemblage of materials. A supplement containing further Arabic materials and an Ethiopic manuscript, together with a separate index, is also included. An unsurpassed catalogue of the holdings in Lund, 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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  • L.B. (page 5)
  • Index (page 8)
  • A. Codices Muhammedani (page 9)
  • B. Codices Hebraei (page 40)
  • C. Codices Syriaci (page 43)
  • Nomina librorum (page 45)
  • Nomina Scriptorum (page 47)
  • CODICES ORIENTALES (page 49)
  • C. J. TORNBERG (page 51)
  • Index (page 52)