Some of my English articles are featured on this page.

The British Library for Newcomers: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide

In this blog post, I am offering a detailed information guide—supplied by photographs and illustrations—to newcomers to the British Library, so they can thoroughly enjoy the experience and understand some of the requirements and regulations of the library before their arrival. 

Sergio Noja Noseda (1931-2008): His Life, Works, and Contribution to Quranic Manuscript Studies

The article aims at introducing the readers to an Italian scholar who specialized in Islamic law, Arabic language and literature, Islamic civilization, and above all was one of the most prominent contributors to Quranic manuscript studies in the late 20th century, as evident from his Sources de la transmission manuscrite du texte coranique series (1998-2001).

Auctioned Leaf of Ṣan‘ā’ Palimpsest, Possibly Acquired by a Turkish Private Collector

Was Christie’s 2008 folio of Ṣan‘ā’ Palimpsest possibly acquired by a Turkish private collector? Find out in this blogpost. 

The discovery of an early Quranic leaf at Louvre Abu Dhabi, belonging to Ṣan‘ā’ Palimpsest

My discovery of a missing folio from the famous Quranic fragment DAM 01.27-1, at Louvre Abu Dhabi. The Louvre folio covers Q.5:9-32.

Tayyar Altıkulaç and His Contributions to Qur’ānic Manuscript Studies

This article is intended to expand Fedeli’s chronology by placing Altıkulaç and his al-muṣḥaf al-sharīf volumes, dedicated to codices attributed to the caliphs ʿUthmān and ʿAlī, into the framework of Qur’ānic manuscript studies.

Facsimile Editions of Early Qur’an Manuscripts: A Survey

The following is a concise chronological survey of select facsimile editions of early Qur’an manuscripts, including original title, date of publication, and—when possible—an estimated percentage of the total text of the Qur’an represented in the manuscript/facsimile.

A visit to Research Center For Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA)

A brief note on my visit to Research Center For Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) in March 2016.