Campus Gotha, Gotha Research Library

+++ Attention: cancelled! +++ Special guided tour: The Orient in Gotha

4. Jun 2023, 2.00 pm
Gotha Research Library, Spiegelsaal(Friedenstein Castle Gotha)
Gotha Research Library (FBG)
Dr. Feras Krimsti
Event type
Guided tour
Event Language(s)
public with registration

+++ Attention: Cancelled due to illness! +++

On the occasion of the UNESCO World Heritage Day, Dr. Feras Krimsti, scientific speaker of the Oriental Manuscript Collection of the FB Gotha, will lead a tour through the magnificent historical showrooms and present the valuable Arabic manuscript "Kitāb al-Aqālīm", which was written in 569/1173 and was included in the UNESCO World Document Heritage in 2015.

Map of Syria from the geographical work Kitāb al-Masālik wa'l-Mamālik ("Book of Ways and Provinces") by al-Iṣṭaḫrī (d. 951 CE).

Due to limited capacity, registration is required by June 1 at or by phone at 0361/737-5530.

write email to
Curator of the Oriental Manuscript Collection
(Gotha Research Library)
Gotha Research Library (Gotha, Schlossplatz 1)