Arabic manuscripts in West Africa: How did Islamic culture move across the desert?

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 11:40 GMT

The first contact between North Africa and Timbuktu occurred due to the gold trade in West Africa.

Digitization of St. Catherine's Monastery Library protects 4000 rare ancient manuscripts

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Saint Catherine's Monastery, located at the foot of Mount Sinai, is recognized as the world's oldest continuously operating monastery.

Marquis de Sade erotic novel, or some quantum theory? You choose

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 - 11:00 GMT

PARIS (Reuters) - Fancy some 232-year old pornography, written in the Bastille and hidden behind a stone?

Bibliotheca Alexandrina offers courses on Sufi manuscript editing

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 - 12:00 GMT

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina will be holding several advanced courses on Sufi book editing in November.

Ottoman clothing exhibition in Manial Palace

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 - 10:17 GMT

Walaa Eldin Badawy the manager of Manial Palace and museum announced that the museum is currently preparing for exhibition on the Ottoman clothing.