Mediterranean Manuscripts: HMML Special Collections

Mediterranean Manuscripts

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) maintains an important and diverse collection of manuscripts from across the Mediterranean. These manuscripts represent traditions from Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa and include religious, legal, historical, and literary manuscripts.


Italian Manuscripts

Islamic manuscripts

  • 19th-century Commentary on al-Zarnūjī's treatise Taʻlīm al-mutaʻallim (Ms. Or. A 6)
  • 19th-century Qur’an (Ms. Or. A 7)
  • 19th-century Dalāʼil al-khayrāt by Muḥammad ibn Sulaymān al-Jazūlī (Kacmarcik Ms. 27)
  • 19th-century Commentary on al-Jāmī's commentary on Ibn al-Ḥājib's grammar al-Kāfiyah (Henze Ms. Arabic 1)
  • 16th-century Commentary on al-Bayḍāwī's commentary Anwār al-tanzīl (Ms. Or. A 9)

Spanish manuscripts

  • 14th-century formulary correspondence between the bishop and canons of the Cathedral of Barcelona (Steiner Ms. 24)
  • 16th-century Antiphonary (SJU Ms. 3)
  • 16th-century Dominican Processional (Kacmarcik Ms. 4)
  • 1519 Carta ejecutoria de sentencia de revista between Pedro Manrique, Conde de Osorno (Kacmarcik Ms. 28)
  • 19th-century Processional (SJU Ms. 7)

Eastern Christian manuscripts

French manuscripts

  • Journal dela Compagne dela fregatte L'Iris, 1789-1790 (Malta Ms. 3)
  • Correspondence relating to the Treaty of Ulm, 1620 (Malta Ms. 1)
  • Prières pendant la Messe à l’usage de Madame la Comtesse de Voisenon, 1752 (Kacmarcik Ms. 19)
  • Livre des repons, antiennes, et oraisons, appartenant a la soeur de sainte Theresse, religieuse de l'Hotel Dieu de Laon, 1721 (SJU Ms. 21)
  • Prières pendant la Messe à l’usage de Madame de Montmartel, 1753 (Kacmarcik Ms. 18)

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