Book culture in the Arab world: an illustrated herbal of the 13th century

Anna Contadini
Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and Oxford Bibliographical Society

This lecture will examine a wonderfully illustrated herbal produced in Syria h. 642 (a.d. 1245). Representative of book production among intellectual circles of the Medieval Arab world, it sheds light on artistic collaboration and scholarly engagement with a major classical text.

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