Papers of Alphonse Mingana (), scholar and curator of oriental manuscripts. Includes proofs of the index of his catalogue of his collection of Middle. Alphonse Mingana. Language of Material. English Amharic Arabic Armenian Coptic Georgian Hebrew Turkish Ottoman Persian Syriac. Physical. Alphonse Mingana (born as Hurmiz Mingana; Syriac: ܗܪܡܙ ܡܢܓܢܐ , in at Sharanesh, a village near Zakho (present day Iraq) – died 5 December

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In and he travelled through the regions of Iraq, Syria and Palestine and in went to Sinai and Upper Egypt. Background The Mingana Collection, comprising over 3, al;honse, was compiled by Alpho Ina Quranic manuscript in the collection was identified as one of the oldest to have survived, having been written between and The mingan volume, cataloging Christian Arabic manuscripts and 40 Syriac manuscripts was published intwo years after Mingana’s death.

Syriac Studies Library There are two groups of papers sub-fonds in the collection. In Mingana moved back to Birmingham to focus on cataloguing the collection. In Mingana came to England at the invitation of J. The Orchard Learning Resources Centre and the University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department holds a rich collection of archives relating to missions, charities and other religious and ecclesiastical organisations and individuals.

In this initial foray into publishing the manuscripts in his personal collection, Mingana offers translations and critical comments on seven documents: Initial Woodbrooke Studies Woodbrooke Studies 1.

Professor Puin is a German scholar and an authority on Qur’anic historical orthography, the study and scholarly interpretation of ancient manuscripts, and a specialist in Arabic calligraphy. There are also lavishly illustrated secular Persian manuscripts that don’t fit in with the theological basis of Cadbury.

Inthe custodianship of all archive collections held at the Orchard Learning Resources Centre was transferred to the University of Birmingham, and is now alphoonse at the Cadbury Research Library: Their acquisition minhana have been influenced by his wife Dorothy Cadbury or by Cadbury’s enthusiasm for gaining greater insight into the culture of the Muslim people with whom Quaker missionary work was concerned.


Alphonse Mingana

The couple were married in Newest First Title Price: Theosophy, etc Z Books. Liberal and progressive movements within Islam Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

These reforms laid the foundations for the later success of Church of the East alphpnse in Central Asia. A fuller account of the reign of Giwargis, describing in detail his quarrel with the metropolitan Giwargis of Nisibis, who opposed his election, is given by Thomas of Marga in his Book of Governors. Syriac Christianity Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.

Works A number of his works are still in existence. French masculine given names Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. During these years he came to know Dr Edward Cadbury at whose expense he travelled to the Middle East to purchase manuscripts.

History of the Mingana Collection – University of Birmingham

Member feedback about Alphonse given name: Related Material The Orchard Learning Resources Centre and the University of Birmingham, Special Collections Department holds a rich collection of archives relating to missions, charities and other religious and ecclesiastical organisations and individuals. Among the earliest Syriac items are a number of important fragments originating from St. During his reign he reformed the metropolitan administration of the Church of the East, granting greater independence to the metropolitan bishops of the mission field the ‘exterior’ provinces but excluding them from participation in patriarchal elections.

Not included are those studies of Islam produced by Muslim authors meant primarily for a Muslim audience. Fedeli, Alba Ph.

Retrieved from ” https: He lived in Manchester until during which time his two children, John and Marie, were born. As time went on, academic standards were developed generally, and were increasingly applied to studies of Islam. Arbela was an “important junction point on major east-west and north-south caravan routes, and has been an occupied site since remote antiquity.


Islamic studies by author non-Muslim or academic topic Jingana are prominent authors who have made studies concerning Islam, the religion and its civilization, and the culture of Muslim peoples.

His book The Syro-Aramaic Reading of the Koran asserted that the language of the early compositions of the Quran was not exclusively Arabic, as assumed by the classical commentators, but rather is rooted in the Syriac language of the 7th century Meccan tribe of the Quraysh, which is associated in the early histories with the founding of the religion of Islam. Special Collections at www. Winterbourne House and Garden University Music.

Historiography of early Islam topic The historiography of early Islam refers to the study of the early history of Islam during the 7th century, from Alpyonse first revelations in AD until the disintegration of the Rashidun Caliphate in ADand ,ingana throughout the 8th century and alphonsw duration of the Umayyad Caliphate, terminating in the incipient Islamic Golden Age around the beginning of the 9th century.

Bosniak masculine alphonze names Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. The following is a list of notable ethnic Assyrians. He also wrote other books such as Al-Adab al-Mufrad.

The Collection comprised of Middle Eastern manuscripts is arranged by language and within each language by shelf number. SharaneshOttoman Empire. Gorgias Press is an independent academic publisher specializing in the history and religion of the Middle East and the larger pre-modern world.

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