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Nikolai Serikoff

Dr Nikolai Serikoff, Dip.Lib. is Asian Collections Librarian at the Wellcome Library. He specialises in Oriental librarianship, manuscript cataloguing and Greek and Arabic lexicography. He designed the Wellcome Arab Manuscripts Online catalogue of digitised manuscripts.

  • The horoscope of Iskandar Sultan


    An exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, ‘Power and Protection‘ is “the first major exhibition to explore the supernatural in the art of the Islamic world”.  The exhibition also offers a rare chance to see one of the highlights of the… Continue reading

  • Classifying medieval Islamic titles


    The Wellcome Library preserves many historical works from Islamic countries. Often these works have titles that bear no relation to their content, or sometimes works on very different topics have the same or similar titles. Many works on medicine contain… Continue reading