ancient manuscripts, teachings, astronomy, medicine
The Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution have opened an exhibit titled “Ancient Manuscripts from the Desert Libraries of Timbuktu,” the famous trading town at the edge of the Sahara Desert in Mali. The manuscripts include Qur’anic teachings, mathematics, physics, medicine, and astronomy.
"The Desert Libraries of Timbuktu,"
Insights: The Newsletter of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship: Vol. 23:
5, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/insights/vol23/iss5/5