The Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies Newsletter (ISSN 2078-3841, 2011-2014) was the main organ of the ESF Research Networking Programme Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies.
It was a biannual research bulletin, published on-line and on paper as print-on-demand. Below, it can be consulted online or bought as a print copy.
In 2015, it was succeeded by the Comparative Oriental Manuscript Studies Bulletin.
Index of the articles published in the Newsletter, by author
Barbati, C. Project: The Christian Mediaeval Iranian Codicology: an Unexplored Territory, 5 (January 2013), 7-9.
Bausi, A. The 'true story' of the Abba Gärima Gospels, 1 (January 2011), 17-20.
--- The Coptic version of the Acta Phileae, 8 (July 2014), 11-13.
Buzi, P. Beyond the papyrus. The writing materials of Christian Egypt before the tenth century: ostraca, wooden tablets and parchment, 2 (July 2011), 10-15.
Colini, C. and A. de Cupis, Project: Decoration techniques observed in the oriental manuscripts of the Biblioteca dell'Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana, 6 (July 2013), 14-16.
Couvrat Desvergnes, A. Of books & men: Past cultural practices and methods of Islamic manuscripts preservation in Iran and India. Part 1: Identification of historical interleaving materials, 7 (January 2014), 15-22; Part 2: Pest control and Indo-Iranian manuscripts, 8 (July 2014), 14-17.
Cuppi, L. Project: Double translations in the Greek Proverbs, 3 (January 2012), 5-7.
Dege, S. Project: New critical edition, translation and commentaries of the Aksimaros, 2 (July 2011), 4-5.
Dekker, R. Project: The Topos of Epiphanius in Western Thebes (Egypt): A New Chronology Based on Coptic Documents, 5 (January 2013), 10-11.
Del Barco, J. The production and transmission of Hebrew miscellanies on Greek geometry: A case study of MS Madrid, BNE 5474, 5 (January 2013), 25-29.
Fani, S. Project: A Conservative Census of the Arabic Manuscripts in the Central National Library of Florence, 2 (July 2011), 5-6.
Franssen, E. Project: Zotenberg's Egyptian Recension of 1001 Nights, 1 (January 2011), 9-10
Giannouli, A. Byzantine punctuation and orthography. Between normalisation and respect of the manuscripts. Introductory remarks, 8 (July 2014), 18-22.
Gumbert, P. A note of comment on 'The production of Arabic multi-block Bibles', 4 (July 2012), 17.
--- Our common codicology (and some notes on the West), 8 (July 2014), 23-27.
Hörandner, W. Byzantine prose rhythm, 6 (July 2013), 19-21.
Kessel, G. Project: Syriac Monastic Anthologies, 1 (January 2011), 10.
Kouymjian, D. Notes on Armenian codicology, 4 (July 2012), 18-23; Part 2. Dating the major scripts, 6 (July 2013), 22-28.
La Spisa, P. Contamination, conflation and 'fluid' tradition in the Martyrion of Arethas and his companions in Narn, 7 (January 2014), 23-27.
Macé, C. Latin and Armenian translations and the prehistory of the Homilies of St. Gregory of Nazianzus, 1 (January 2011), 21-23.
Manciagli, M. Project: Diagnostic analysis and restoration of Ms. Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei e Corsiniana, Conti Rossini, Et. 70, 2 (July 2011), 6-7.
Maniaci, M. The liturgical scroll between Orient and Occident: ideas for a comparative study, 2 (July 2011), 16-20.
Nabavi, M. Project: Standards used in online Islamic manuscript databases, 4 (July 2012), 6-7.
Nobili, M. Manuscript culture of West Africa. Part 1: The disqualification of a heritage, 2 (July 2011), 21-24; Part 2: A survey of the scholarly production dedicated to local manuscript collections, 3 (January 2012), 11-17.
--- Project: Catalogue of the Gironcourt Collection, 1 (January 2011), 10-11.
Nosnitsin, D., The Manuscript collection of Däbrä Mao Qddus Yoanns (Tgray, Ethiopia). A First Assessment, 1 (January 2011), 24-27.
--- The Four Gospel book of Däbrä Mao and its marginal notes. Part 1: Note on the commemoration of patriarch Astona, 4 (July 2012), 24-31; Part 2. An exercise in Ethiopian palaeography, 6 (July 2013), 29-33.
---, E. Kindzorra, O. Hahn, I. Rabin. A 'study manuscript' from Qäqäma (Tgray, Ethiopia): Attempts at ink and parchment analysis, 7 (January 2014), 28-31.
Peursen, W. van, Project: Bardaisan's Book of the Laws of the Countries: A computer-assisted linguistic analysis, 2 (July 2011), 3-4.
Pilette, P. Project: History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria, 1 (January 2011), 11
Proverbio, D.V. Isa the Prophet: some Turkish anecdotes not found in the Arabic tradition. Part 1: The long-living worshipper, 2 (July 2011), 25-31; Part 2.1: Talking objects and animals Part 2.2: Miscellaneous topics, 3 (January 2012), 18-25; Part 3: A Context-based approach: Central Asian collections, 5 (January 2013), 30-36.
Rabin, I., with R. Schütz, A. Kohl, T. Wolff, R. Tagle, S. Pentzien, O. Hahn, S. Emmel. Identification and classification of historical writing inks in spectroscopy, 3 (January 2012), 26-30.
Raggetti, L. Project: 'The Book of Useful Properties from the Parts of Animals' by s ibn Al. An experimental approach to editing a complex medical tradition, 4 (July 2012), 7-9
--- Tracing the sources. A rare case of explicit scholarly practice in an Arabic manuscript tradition, 8 (July 2014), 28-32.
Romanov, M. Project: Digital analysis of Arabic bibliographic collections, 4 (July 2012), 9-11.
Sels, L. Early Slavic hagiography translation in the Vidin Miscellany, 5 (January 2013), 37-40.
Smelova, N. Project: Syro-Melkite liturgical books and the lost stage in the formation of the Oktoechos, 3 (January 2012), 4-5.
Tchernetska, N. Project: Constantin Tischendorf and his Greek manuscripts, 5 (January 2013), 12-14.
Vollandt, R. The production of Arabic multi-block Bibles: A case study of a Coptic-Muslim workshop in early Ottoman Cairo, 3 (January 2012), 31-35 (see also Gumbert in NL 4)
Voicu, S. John Chrysostom in the Oriental literatures, 5 (January 2013), 41-46.
Vries, H. de and G. Petrella. Project: Conservation of Islamic manuscripts in the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. An experience in a sympathetic approach, 6 (July 2013), 11-13.
Witkam, J.J. The Philologist's Stone. The continuing search for the stemma, 6 (July 2013), 34-39.
--- Modern palimpsests. The case of the counterfeit Kufic fragments, 8 (July 2014), 33-35.
Zingerman, Y. Project: Ancient medicine in Talmdic manuscripts, 6 (July 2013), 9-10.
For the journal issues from 2015 onward check COMSt Bulletin.