0546 GMT January 27, 2022
The first volume of the book, ‘List of Iranian and Islamic Manuscripts of the Austrian National Library’ has been published.
The book was published with the cooperation of Iran National Library and Archives (INLA) and the Center for Strategic Studies of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization, according to IRNA.
The book is compiled by Ali Sadeq-Zadeh Vayqan, Mohammad Hassanzadeh, Isa Mottaqizadeh, and Mohammadreza Vasfi.
The head of INLA, Ashraf Borujerdi, wrote an introduction to the book.
The book consists of an introduction to Austria, the history of INLA, and the Austrian National Library. The volume continues with the Austrian library’s Oriental manuscripts, the La Vie Belle collection and its cataloguing, and how the index was compiled.
Borujerdi also pointed to the role of INLA in cultural and scientific relations, adding that one of the platforms of such relations is the cooperation in publishing the lists of manuscripts.