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The Birth of a Library

Yun Lee Too

in The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199577804
eISBN:
9780191722912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577804.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 looks at the narratives concerning the formation of the library in the ancient world. It shows how authors demonstrate that successive libraries always trace their origins to the same prior ... More


Polymaths of Islam: Power and Networks of Knowledge in Central Asia

James Pickett

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750243
eISBN:
9781501750830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750243.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book analyzes the social and intellectual power of religious leaders who created a shared culture that integrated Central Asia, Iran, and India from the mid-eighteenth century through to the ... More


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