Quantitative Codicology

Berthold, Cornelius. Forms and Functions of Pendant Koran Manuscripts. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2021.

Beit-Arié, Malachi. Hebrew Codicology: Historical and Comparative Typology of Medieval Hebrew Codices Based on the Documentation of the Extant Dated Manuscripts until 1540 Using a Quantitative Approach. Translated into English by Ilana Goldberg, edited by Nurit Pasternak. Jerusalem: Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 2021.  Available Open-Access at: https://doi.org/10.25592/uhhfdm.9349

Ben Azzouna, Nourane. “La production de manuscrits en Iraq et en Iran occidental à l’époque des dynasties mongoles: Les Ilkhanides et les Djalayirides (656-814/1258-1411).” Ph.D. diss., Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, 2009.

Ben Azzouna, Nourane. “Manuscripts Attributed to Yāqūt al-Mustaʿṣimī (d. 698/1298) in Ottoman Collections: Thoughts on the Significance of Yāqūt’s Legacy in the Ottoman Calligraphic Tradition.” In Thirteenth International Congress of Turkish Art: Proceedings, eds. Géza Dávid and Ibolya Gerelyes: 113–123.  Budapest: Hungarian National Museum, 2009.

Ben Azzouna, Nourane. “Rāshid al-Dīn Faḍl Allāh al-Hamadhānī’s Manuscript Production Project in Tabriz Reconsidered.” In Politics, Patronage and the Transmission of Knowledge in 13th–15th Century Tabriz, ed. Judith Pfeiffer: 187–200.  Leiden: Brill, 2014.

Ben Azzouna, Nourane. “La question des niveaux de production à travers trois études de ‘codicologie comparée’ (Iraq, Iran occidental, xiiie–xive s.).” Journal of Islamic Manuscripts 6 (2015): 133–156.

Ben Azzouna, Nourane, and Patricia Roger-Puyo. “The Question of the Formation of Manuscript Production Workshops in Iran According to Rāshid al-Dīn Faḍl Allāh al-Hamadhānī’s Majmūʿa Rashīdiyya in the Bibliothèque national de France.” Journal of Islamic Manuscripts 7 (2016): 152–194.

Bozzolo, Carla, and Ezio Ornato. Pour une histoire du livre manuscript au moyen âge: Trois essais de codicologie quantitative. 2nd ed. Paris: CNRS, 1983.

Derolez, Albert. “Masters and Measures: A Codicological Approach to Books of Hours.” Quaerendo 33 (2003): 83-95.

D’Ottone, Arianna. I manoscritti arabi dello Yemen: Una ricerca codicologica. Rome: Nuova cultura, 2006.  Original, Ph.D. diss., La Sapienza – Università di Roma, 2004.

Efthymiou, Marie. L’art du livre en Asie Centrale de la fin du XVIe siècle au début du XXe siècle: Etude des manuscrits coraniques de l’Institut d’Orientalisme Abū Rayḥān Bīrūnī. Leiden: Brill, 2015.  Original, “Transmission manuscrite du Coran: Pratiques scribales et techniques de fabrication du livre manuscrit en Asie centrale.” Ph.D. diss., Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, 2007

Sargent, Michael. “The Problem of Uniformity in Carthusian Book Production from the Opus Pacis to the Tertia Compilation Statutorum,” in New Science out of Old Books: Studies in Manuscripts and Early Printed Books in Honour of A. I. Doyle, eds. Richard Beadle and A. J. Piper: 122-141.  Aldershot, England: Scolar Press, 1995.

Sargent, Michael. “What Do the Numbers Mean? A Textual Critic’s Observations on Some Patterns of Middle English Manuscript Transmission,” in Design and Distribution of Late Medieval English Manuscripts in England, eds. Margaret Connolly and Linne R. Mooney: 205-244.  York, England: York Medieval Press, 2008.

Wright, Elaine Julia. The Look of the Book: Manuscript Production in Shiraz, 1303-1452. Freer Gallery of Art Occasional Papers N. S. 3. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 2012.  Revised Ph.D. diss., Oriental Institute of Oxford University, 1997.


Dagmar A. Riedel

First published, 14 April 2013

Last updated, 18 March 2023

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