Oriental digitized materials

Digital editions from the Oriental Collection - chose for their beauty, rarity, calligraphy, bindings etc. - are available on different platforms. They are available through these links (in all cases, use the left hand menues for navigation:

Manuscipts and early prints (digitized 2000-2009) can be found by author, title etc. in our library system, but they cannot be serach as a group. We are working to solve the problem, sorry for the inconvenience.

Oriental Collection: Manuscripts

Oriental Collection: Early prints

Direct links to different grups of materials

Manuscripts (digitized 2000-2009):

Arabic manuscripts

Persian manuscripts

Urdu manuscripts

Japanese manuscripts

Tibetan manuscripts 

Mongolian manuscripts

Indian manuscripts 

Sinhalese manuscripts

Oriental visual art

Rare printed books: 

Japanese and  Chinese block prints (scroll a litte on the sites)

Early printed books from Middle East and North Africa

Early printed books from Iran

Mongolian prints


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