Islamic Codicology

An Introduction to the Study of Manuscripts in Arabic Script

By François DérocheTranslated and presented by Ayman Fuad Sayyid

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SKU: 100098 Categories: , Date: 2005Language: ArabicEdition: 1ISBN: 9781905122011Format: eBook, PaperbackNo. of Volumes: 1No. of Pages: 607Weight: 1.009kg


This book is considered the most important and comprehensive on the subject of the material aspects of manuscripts in the Arabic script. Hence its importance in the field of codicology. It is also a resource and tool for researchers in the sciences of manuscripts, cataloguing and manuscript editing.
The chapters discuss the makeup of manuscripts, such as the material they are made of: papyrus, parchment, paper, manuscript notebooks, the materials used for writing (pens, inks, colours and paint), the dimensions of the notebooks, their organisation, page layout, presentation, embellishments and their tidying in addition to their binding. The study also looked at the dating of copies and the history of the collections of manuscripts.
The book gives a list of terms and academic jargon in addition to the meanings of the terms used in the field of manuscripts (French –English – Arabic).



مُقَدِّمَةُ المُتَرْجِم


المُسْهِمُون في هذا الكتاب


لَيْسَتْ جَمِيعُ الكُتُبِ على شَكْلِ الكُوديكس

مكانَةُ عِلْم المَخْطُوطات في دِرَاسَة المَخْطُوطات


الكُوديكُولُوجْيا ومَجَالُ دِراسَتِها

الحَوَامِلُ:البَرْدي والرِّقّ



الحَوَامِلُ: الوَرَق

الوَرَق غير ذي العَلامَة المائية الوَسيط

الوَرَق ذو العَلامَة المائية

الوَرَق الخاصُّ

كُرَّاسَات المَخًطُوطات

المَفَاهِيمُ الأساسِيَّة

كُرَّاساتُ المَخْطُوطات الرَّقِّيَّة

الكُرَّاساتُ المُخْتَلَطَة

كُرَّاساتُ المَخْطُوطات الوَرَقِيَّة

أنْظِمَةُ تَعْلِيم تَرْتيب الأَوْراق

أدَواتُ (آلات) وتَحْضيرات صُنَّاع الكِتَاب

أدَوَاُت النُّسَّاخ والرَّسَّامين والمُزَوِّقين

الأمِدَّةُ السَّوْداء

الأمِدَّةُ المُلوَّنَة

المَوَادُّ المُلوَّنَة في المَخًطُوطات المغربية (القرن السَّادس الهجري/ الثَّاني عشر الميلادي إلى القرن التاسع الهجري/ الخامس عشر الميلادي: أُسُسُ التَّجْديدوالمُقَابَلَةِ 

التَّسْطيرُ وإخْراجُ الصَّفْحَة


إخْرَاجُ الصَّفْحَة

الحِرَفِيُّون وصِنَاعَةُ المَخْطُوط

هُوِيَّةُ النُّسَّاخ

أَمَاكِنُ النَّسْخ

مُعَدَّلُ النَّسْخ وتِقْنياتهُ

المُصَوِّرون والمُزَيِّنون



عِلْمُ تُطَوُّر الخَطّ (البالْبُوغْرافيا)، أَهْدَافُه ووَسائِلُه

خُطُوطُ الكُتُب العربية: مُلاحَظَاتٌ أوَّلِيَّة

آفاقُ البَحْث

مُلْحَق: الشَّكْل وعَلاماتُ الإِعْجام

تَزْويقُ الكِتَاب

دِرَاسَةُ الزَّخَارِف: الأَهْدَاُف والوَسَائِل

المَخْطُوطَاتُ والفُنُونُ الزُّخْرُفِيَّة

تَزَايِينُ المَخْطُوطات

 المُدَوَّنَة: بَعْضُ التَّوَجُّهَات

الأوْرَاقُ المُزَخْرَفَة

تَصْويرُ المَخْطُوطات


عَرْضٌ عامٌ

المَوَادُّ والتِّقْنيات

أَنْمَاطُ التَّجْليد وزَخْرَفَتُها

تَاريخُ النُّسْخَة

صَفْحَةُ العُنْوَان (الظَّهْرِيَّة)

حُرَودَ المَتْن والتَّأريخ

مَصَادِرُ لتاريخ المَخْطُوط

تَاريخُ المَجْمُوعَات (الأرْصِدَة)

عِلْمُ المَخْطُوطات وتاريخُ المَجْمُوعَات (الأرْصِدَة)

فَهَارِسُ المَخْطُوطات

كَشَّافُ المفاهيم والمُصًطَلحات الفَنِّيَّة

المَخْطُوطاتُ المُسْتَشْهَدُ بها

تَوَجُّهاتٌ بِبْليوجرافية

شَرْحُ صُوَرِ صَفَحات العَنَاوين

إٍهْدَاءَاتُ الصُّوَر الفُوتُوغْرافية


Glossaire (فرنسي – إنجليزي – عربي)

معجم المُصْطَلحات النَّوْعية (عربي – فرنسي)

الرُّمُوز والاخْتِصَارات

About the Author(s)

Professor François Déroche:
- Ex-member of the al-Furqan BOE
- Director of Studies at the Ecole Practique des Hautes Etudes in Paris and author of the book Islamic
- Member of the scientific board of the Max van Berchen Foundation (Geneva)
- Vice-President of the international committee of the International Congress of Turkish Art
- Vice-President of the Société d’Études du Maghreb Préhistorique, Antique et Médiéval,
-Joint editor of the Islamique collection at the Presses Universitaires de France.
- Professor of Paleography and Codicology, his main scholarly contributions are devoted to the history and techniques of the handwritten book in the Islamic world. He is particularly interested in the early development of the Arabic script.
1. Codicology an Introduction to the Study of Manuscript in Arabic Script in French then translated by al Furqan into Arabic and English)
2. The Abbasid Tradition
3. The manuscript catalogue of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France
4. Catalogue des manuscrits arabes.
5. Manuscrits musulmans. Tome 1. 2.
6. Les manuscrits du Coran: du Maghreb a l'Insulinde.
7. Le Livre manuscrit arabe Préludes à une histoire
8. Published in collaboration with S. Noja-Noseda a facsimile of the Arabic Koranic MS 328a

Editor of :
1-Les manuscrits du Moyen Orient
2-Scribes et manuscrits du Moyen-Orient (Paris, 1997) and Art turc – Turkish Art
He has written more than forty articles on manuscripts in the Arab and Islamic world.

More infos:
Born 24 October 1952, former student of the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and holder of a degree and doctorate in philosophy (1976 and 1987), François Déroche was a resident scholar of the French Institute for Anatolian Studies (Istanbul, 1983–86).


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