Photo of the manuscripts belonging to the El Trouk Mosque Library, the first collection of books digitized by EAP1216 in 2019-20. It has been quite a while since I had the opportunity to write a new post but I wanted to take a brief lull in the summertime to offer an update on the Jerba … Continue reading Update! Jerba Libraries Project | أخبار! مشروع مكتبات جربة
An Ibadi sultan at the Khedive’s dinner party (1875) | سلطان إباضي عند طاولة الخديوي للعشاء (1875)
(Tawfīq Pāsha) "Do you have wine in your country?" (Sultan Barghash) "Yes, we have wine made of date palms. The dissolute (al-fasaqa) drink it---in secret. When it gets the best of someone, he is flogged."