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Collection Manuscripts in the Libraries of the Greek and Armenian Patriarchates in Jerusalem

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A Short Bibliography of Supplementary Materials Relating to the Three Monastery Manuscript Collections

  • Atiya, Aziz Suryal, 1898-1988. The Arabic manuscripts of Mount Sinai; a hand-list of the Arabic manuscripts and scrolls microfilmed at the library of the Monastery of St. Catherine, Mount Sinai. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1955]
  • Atiya, Aziz S. "The Monastery of St. Catherine and the Mount Sinai Expedition." Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 96, no. 5, 1952, pp. 578–586.
  • Born, Lester K. "Microreproduction." Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions, vol. 10, no. 1, 1952, pp. 21–32.
  • Clark, Kenneth W. "Exploring the Manuscripts of Sinai and Jerusalem." The Biblical Archaeologist, vol. 16, no. 2, 1953, pp. 22–43.
  • Clark, Kenneth. "Microfilming Manuscripts at Jerusalem and Mt. Sinai." Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, no. 123, 1951, pp. 17–24.
  • Clark, Kenneth W. "The Microfilming Projects at Mount Sinai and Jerusalem." Quarterly Journal of Current Acquisitions, vol. 8, no. 3, 1951, pp. 6–12.
  • Clark, Kenneth W. "Twenty-Five Years Ago: Exploring the Manuscripts of Sinai and Jerusalem." The Biblical Archaeologist, vol. 41, no. 2, 1978, pp. 76–79.
  • Makdisi, George. "Review of The Arabic manuscripts of Mount Sinai; a hand-list of the Arabic manuscripts and scrolls microfilmed at the library of the Monastery of St. Catherine, Mount Sinai." Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 76, no. 4, 1956, pp. 241–242.
  • Nelson, Robert S. "Theoktistos and Associates in Twelfth-Century Constantinople: An Illustrated New Testament of A.D. 1133." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal, vol. 15, 1987, pp. 53–78.
  • Saunders, Ernest W. "Operation Microfilm at Mt. Athos." The Biblical Archaeologist, vol. 18, no. 2, 1955, pp. 22–41.
  • Stone, Michael E. "Catalogues of Armenian Manuscripts and Associated Works in American Libraries." Journal of the American Oriental Society, vol. 88, no. 3, 1968, pp. 455–460.
  • Wright, G. Ernest. "Archaeological News and Views: Microfilming of Ancient Manuscripts." The Biblical Archaeologist, vol. 13, no. 2, 1950, pp. 46–48.

Compiled in August 2017 by
Andrew Gaudio
Classics, Medieval, and Linguistics Reference Specialist
Humanities and Social Sciences Division

Curatorial Divisions

  • The African and Middle Eastern Division has custody of materials in Arabic, Armenian, Coptic, Georgian, Hebrew, Syriac, Persian, and many other languages of the Middle East.
  • The European Division is responsible for the Russian (including Old Church Slavonic) and the modern Greek (1453+) collections.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Division has custody of the Library of Congress’ microfilm and microfiche collections, including those of the manuscript collections from Mt. Sinai, Mt. Athos, and the Greek and Armenian Patriarchates in Jerusalem. Reference service is provided through the Main Reading Room.
  • Prints and Photographs Division has custody of the Library of Congress’ photographic collections as well as other pictorial works. Access to their digitized materials is available at http://www.loc.gov/pictures/.

Guides to the Microfilm Versions of these Manuscripts

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