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Jost Gippert and Wolfgang Schulze

München A b s t r a c t The so-called Caucasian Albanian Palimpsest kept in St. Catherine’s Monastery on Mt. Sinai for the first time allows to draw a comprehensive picture of one of the lan- guages (probably the state language) of the third medieval Christian kingdom in Transcaucasia, namely (Caucasian

Behnam Sadeghi and Uwe Bergmann

Prophetic prototype. Keywords Qur ʾ ān, Prophet Muh ̣ ammad, ʿ Ut ̱ mān, Ibn Mas ʿ ūd, Islamic origins, palimpsest 1 We would like to thank the owner of the Stanford ’07 folio for making it available and for submitting a sample for radiocarbon dating, Bryce Cronkite-Ratcliff for help with image trac- ing

Muqarnas, Volume 25

Frontiers of Islamic Art and Architecture: Essays in Celebration of Oleg Grabar's Eightieth Birthday. The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Thirtieth Anniversary Special Volume


Edited by Gülru Necipoglu

Muqarnas is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

In Muqarnas articles are being published on all aspects of Islamic visual culture, historical and contemporary, as well as articles dealing with unpublished textual primary sources.

Alba Fedeli

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI: 10.1163/187846411X568768 Journal of Islamic Manuscripts 2 (2011) 100-117 The Digitization Project of the Qur ʾ ānic Palimpsest, MS Cambridge University Library Or. 1287, and the Verification of the Mingana-Lewis Edition: Where is Salām ? 1

Ghenwa Hayek

memory; specifically, through imagining Beirut as an urban palimpsest. In his work on post-reconciliation Berlin, Andreas Huyssen invites his reader to read the city-space as a palimpsest: We have come to read cities and buildings as palimpsests of space... An urban imagery in its temporal reach may

Honigmann, E.

Syriac MSS. in the Brit. Mus., p. 454b, dated 745 a. d.; Agnes Smith Lewis, The Old Syriac Gospels or Evangelion damepharres̲h̲ē, London 1910: a palimpsest under a collection of biographies of holy women, written by a monk Yōḥannan Stylites of Bēt̲h̲ Marī Ḳānūn, a monastery of the town of Meʿarret

Donald Whitcomb

this plan is a dramatic palimpsest covering an early city plan (Fig. 13). The central point along the north wall, where it intersects with an axial north-south street, now appears to be the central point of a great circle. The arc of this circle curves north of the city wall, clearly visible in the

Roberto Tottoli

Serrano, R. Qur’ān and the Lyric Imperative . Lanham, Lexington, 2016, 239 p. 3 Hilali, A. The Sanaa Palimpsest. The Transmission of the Qurʾan in the First Centuries AH . “Qurʾanic Studies Series” n. 17, Oxford – London, Oxford University Press in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2017

Zeina G. Halabi

.” Although Anderson’s notion is necessary to gauge the legitimizing impetus of the past for the sustenance of the nation-state, Politics of Nostalgia could have benefited from the expansion and inclusion of a palimpsest of more recent theoretical approaches that address collective memory from the vantage