The Mingana Collection

The Mingana Collection consists of over 3000 Middle Eastern manuscripts in over twenty languages, including Arabic, Syriac, Ethiopic, Georgian, Hebrew, Samaritan and Armenian. The oldest item in the collection dates back to 2500 BCE. This unique and rich collection was acquired during the 1920s by Alphonse Mingana, funded by Edward Cadbury. The Birmingham Qur'an manuscript is part of the Collection.



Also in 'Cadbury Research Library'