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Penn Library's LJS 387 - al-Qāmūs al-muḥīṭ. = القاموس المحيط. (Video Orientation)

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7-18-2022

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 387, a dictionary of the Arabic language originally compiled between 1368 and 1392. Words are indexed by their last root letter and have brief definitions. Frequent marginal notes. LJS 387 is undated and the scribe is not named; possibly produced in Iran in the last 14th or early 15th centuries.

Digital copies and a full record are available through Franklin: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9954380453503681

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Arabic Language and Literature

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