Squeezes in the Max Van Berchem Collection (Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Northern Syria): Squeezes 1 - 84
During his research of the Arabic inscriptions in the Middle East at the end of the 19th century, Max van Berchem collected many squeezes of inscriptions. These squeezes are stored in the archives of the Fondation Max van Berchem in Geneva. The present publication wishes to present a scholarly record of these squeezes, many of which represent inscriptions that do no longer exist. This publication is the first of, hopefully, two addenda which will constitute a full record of one of the few treasures left by the great epigrapher in his archives. For many students of Arabic epigraphy these squeezes afford the only opportunity to have a close glimpse of the originals as possible, and learn about their contents with the aid of the photographs and studies which accompany them in this volume.
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19th century Abå Abb§sid Abd al-Malik Abdallah ad-Din Addendum to CIAP Adhri#§t afad Ahmad Akko Allah Allah bless Allah pardon amÊr amir ancient angular script Arabic inscription Ascalon Ashqelon Ashqelon Epitaph awr§n Ayyåbid Bal§ãunus Baladhuri Basmalah Baybars building built Busra Bußr Caesarea Caesarea Epitaph castle cemetery Construction text Crusaders Damascus Dar'ah Epitaph Dayr Declaration of Faith decorated with barbs early engraved Epitaph FÊq flipped fortress fragment Guérin Haifa HånÊn Hebron Holy Hurayrah ibid Ibn Shadd§d Ibr§hÊm incised Islamic Jaffa Jerusalem Jews Karak lines Lydda Mamlåk marble mashhad Max van Berchem monumental mosque Muhammad MuqaddasÊ Muslim MvB files MvB squeeze naskhÊ nisbah origin Ottoman Palestine Pedersen period Qur'anic Qur'anic text Qur"§nic RabÊ Ramlah RCEA reading Sahyun Saladin Salamiyyah Shiqmonah sources stylized Sultan Syria tomb town Umayyads Unidentified Unreadable Date Ustinow collection village vowels waqf word Y§qåt Yubna ﻪﻠﻟﺍ