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The Manuscripts Of Timbuktu: A Post-Occupation Progress Report
"An unintended consequence of the Islamist occupation of the city has been a renewed global focus on the priceless manuscripts, which although mostly written in Arabic also include centuries-old writings in Greek, Latin, French, English and German. But while the Ahmed Baba Institute is painstakingly working to preserve preserving this history, other manuscripts in Timbuktu are faring less well." The Guardian (UK) 05/20/13
Posted May 21, 2013 01:01 AM




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