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The Bryce Miniature Qur'an and its travel across the globe (RB.S.4656)

Dr Mira Xenia focuses on a miniature Qur’an executed in golden ink and housed in a metal locket, now held in the Heritage Collections of the University of Edinburgh. This Qur’an may…

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The provenance of the Edinburgh Fragment of Rashīd al-Dīn's Jāmiʿ al-tawārīkh (Or MS 20)

Dr Lucy Deacon explores the history of the substantial fragment of Jāmiʿ al-tawārīkh, by Rashīd al-Dīn (vizier to the Ilkhanids), held by the University of Edinburgh's Heritage Collections (Or…

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Images of the Prophet Muhammad in Rashīd al-Dīn's Jāmiʿ al-tawārīkh (Or MS 20)

Rashid al-Din’s Jami‘ al-Tawarikh (Compendium of Chronicles) is considered the first universal history ever written. Edinburgh University's Heritage Collections preserves an…

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Main Library tour

This video is a student tour of the Main Library, highlighting its various resources, services and facilities. Video scripted and created by Diya Goel, Library Communications Officer (student…

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How to... Access Heritage Collections (UG/PGT/PGR)

​​This short session will explain how to discover and access items from the University's unique and diverse Heritage Collections at the Centre for Research Collections (Main Library), New…

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Decolonising your dissertation : exploring new critical and practical approaches to your library research (Dissertation Festival)

This session will help you to think about how libraries have historically organised and acquired information and critically apply that knowledge to your information research choices. We’ll also…

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