Opening of the eighth maqāmah (assembly) in Isl. Ms. 650, a late 13th or early 14th c manuscript copy of Maqāmāt al-Ḥarīrī
- March 5th through April 13th
- Hatcher Graduate Library, 6th Floor (Special Collections)
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This exhibit features a selection of prominent Arabic writings from the classical and post-classical periods among the holdings of the Islamic Manuscripts Collection preserved in the University Library.
Carefully transcribed copies of classic literary works by al-Mutanabbī (d.965), Abū al-ʻAlāʼ al-Maʻarrī (d.1057), and al-Ḥarīrī (d.1122) appear alongside influential grammatical, scientific, and mystical writings - even a text on musical theory and performance.
The exhibit is offered in conjunction with the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) celebration of Arab Heritage Month.
Hours: Mon 8:30am-5pm, Tues 8:30am-8pm, Wed-Fri 8:30am-5pm