Lebanon

Lebanon


  • Region

    Middle East
  • Country

    Lebanon
  • Cities

    Balamand, Beirut, Bzoummâr, Harissa, Hrash, Jūniyah, Kaslik, Khonchara, Louaize, Sarba, and Tripoli
  • Repositories

    Armenian Red Cross, Antiochian Orthodox, Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand, Deir esh-Shîr, Lebanese Maronite Order, Missionary Society of Saint Paul, Notre Dame University (Louaize), Ordre Basilien Choueirite, Ordre Basilien Alepin, Our Lady of Bzoummâr Convent, Sisters of Saint John Baptist (Hrash), Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, and numerous other church and monastic libraries
  • Languages

    French, Turkish, Arabic Garshuni, Russian, Greek, Syriac, German, Armenian, Arabic, Persian, Amharic, and Latin
  • Project Dates

    2003-2020

In 2003, HMML began its work in the Middle East at the Monastery of Our Lady of Balamand near Tripoli, and has now digitized thousands of manuscripts across Lebanon. Every major Christian tradition is represented at this crossroads of culture and HMML has partnered with them all to share their heritage with the world.

19th-c. Canon law book with decorative Arabic calligraphy, Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand, Tripoli (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/107716'>BALA 47</a>) 19th-c. Canon law book with decorative Arabic calligraphy, Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand, Tripoli (BALA 47)
Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand (Our Lady of Balamand Monastery), Tripoli Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand (Our Lady of Balamand Monastery), Tripoli
Manuscript from Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand, Tripoli with depiction of Saint Catherine’s Monastery (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/107716'>BALA 47</a>) Manuscript from Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand, Tripoli with depiction of Saint Catherine’s Monastery (BALA 47)
Digitization at Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand (Our Lady of Balamand Monastery) Digitization at Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand (Our Lady of Balamand Monastery)
Silver and jeweled covers on a manuscript from the Armenian church of Katʻoghikosutʻiwn Hayotsʻ Metsi Tann Kilikioy, Anṭilyās (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/510608'>ACC 8</a>) Silver and jeweled covers on a manuscript from the Armenian church of Katʻoghikosutʻiwn Hayotsʻ Metsi Tann Kilikioy, Anṭilyās (ACC 8)
Manuscript from the Near East School of Theology, Beirut (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/505956'>NEST S 5</a>) Manuscript from the Near East School of Theology, Beirut (NEST S 5)
Manuscript from the Lebanese Maronite Order collection, Kaslik (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/507698'>OLM 322</a>) Manuscript from the Lebanese Maronite Order collection, Kaslik (OLM 322)
Gospel book in Arabic from the Ordre Basilien Alepin collection, Sarba (Jūniyah) (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/120263'>OBA 4</a>) Gospel book in Arabic from the Ordre Basilien Alepin collection, Sarba (Jūniyah) (OBA 4)
Late medieval liturgical manuscript in Syriac and Arabic from the Ordre Basilien Alepin collection, Sarba (Jūniyah) (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/120401'>OBA 144</a>) Late medieval liturgical manuscript in Syriac and Arabic from the Ordre Basilien Alepin collection, Sarba (Jūniyah) (OBA 144)
Manuscript from the Balamand collection Manuscript from the Balamand collection
Melkite Greek-Catholic basilica, Harissa Melkite Greek-Catholic basilica, Harissa
Manuscript from the Lebanese Maronite Missionary Order collection, Jūniyah (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/517962'>LMMO 30</a>) Manuscript from the Lebanese Maronite Missionary Order collection, Jūniyah (LMMO 30)
Worm-eaten liturgical manuscript from the Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand collection, Tripoli (<a href='https://w3id.org/vhmml/readingRoom/view/107690'>BALA 20</a>) Worm-eaten liturgical manuscript from the Dayr Sayyidat al-Balmand collection, Tripoli (BALA 20)

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