Thursday, April 5, 2012

Digitization of Arabic manuscripts in the Library of Florence, Italy


Start of the National Library in Florence, the central process of digitization technologies for digital Arabic manuscripts preserved in the 139 coffers, which date back to different groups.


The initiative, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, under the project Euro-Mediterranean (Manomid) devoted to manuscripts Mediterranean, where the European Union participated in the launch of this project within the Euromed Heritage IV seeking to preserve the cultural heritage of European and Mediterranean Representative in manuscripts in many languages ​​held by the libraries of the Mediterranean countries.


Library and Manuscripts dating back to the period between the 13 centuries and 19, while its assets vary between different regions, from Turkey, Morocco and Cairo to Florence and Rome, and copied the manuscript at least 2 of this treasure in Baghdad or areas of Balantidium.


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