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Ongoing project of UCLA to digitize a collection of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish manuscripts, primarily in the fields of medicine, literature, philology, theology, law, and history, and ranging from the 11th through the 19th centuries.
The private manuscript libraries of Yemen, estimated at 50,000 codices, constitutes the largest and most important set of unexamined Arabic manuscripts in the world. Texts in this archive were composed, copied, studied, and preserved by Zaydi scholars from the tenth century to the present.