Book — xi, 305 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Introduction David Hollenberg, Christoph Rauch, Sabine Schmidtke List of contributors Was the San'a' Qur'an Palimpsest a Work in Progress? Asma Hilali Yusuf al-Basir's Rebuttal of Abu l-Husayn al-Basri in a Yemeni Zaydi Manuscript of the 7th/13th Century Hassan Ansari, Wilferd Madelung and Sabine Schmidtke MS Berlin, State Library, Glaser
51: A Unique Manuscript From the Early 7th/13th-Century Bahsamite Milieu in Yemen Hassan Ansari and Jan Thiele The Pearl and the Ruby: Scribal Dicta and Other Metatextual Notes in Yemeni Mediaeval Manuscripts Arianna D'Ottone The Literary-Religious Tradition Among 7th/13th-Century Yemeni Zaydis (II): The Case of 'Abd Allah b. Zayd al-'Ansi (d. 667/1269) Hassan Ansari and Sabine Schmidtke MS Munich, Bavarian State Library, Cod. arab.
1294: A Guide to Zaydi Kalam-Studies During the Tahirid and Early Qasimite Periods (mid-15th-early 18th centuries) Gregor Schwarb Zaydi Scholars on the Move: A Multitext Manuscript by Yahya Ibn Humayd al-Miqra'i (b. 908/1503, d. 990/1582) and Other Contemporary Sources Christoph Rauch Papiers filigranes de manuscrits de Zabid, premier tiers du XVIIIe-milieu du XXe siecle: papiers importes et "locaux" Anne Regourd San'a', Jerusalem, New York: Imam Yahya Hamid al-Din (1869-1948) and Yemeni-Jewish Migration from Palestine to the United States Menashe Anzi and Kerstin Hunefeld Index of Names Index of Places Index of Books.
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"The Yemeni Manuscript Tradition" offers new scholarly contributions to the study of the manuscript codex and Zaydi scholastic culture in Yemen from the rise of the Islam to the modern period. (source: Nielsen Book Data)