How did orientalists read, learn languages, and produce
dictionaries, editions, and other works? Annotated manuscripts in
particular offer a glimpse into the orientalist’s study,
showing the sources they...
Creativity has a history. It is hard for us to imagine that
people have not always experimented, tried out,
tested—sketched—ideas before putting them into
practice. Yet, that is what the record shows: in the visual
arts, for example, the medieval...