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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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Student feedback on Wikipedia in the Curriculum assignments

Lorna Campbell, OER Services at University of Edinburgh, and Ewan McAndrew, Wikimedian in Residence at the University of Edinburgh, present student feedback from 7 years' of Wikipedia in the…

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