Persian Studies Section at Wadham College Library
A special collection of 4,500 books on Persian history, literature, philosophy, theology, science and art is open, by application, to all Oxford University members, as well as external scholars and researchers. The Ferdowsi Library also includes a collection of more than 950 Persian manuscripts and just over 900 early printed books in Armenian.
Please see General Information below for membership information.
Due to our current COVID-related restrictions, the Persian Section is not able to serve any users from outside Wadham College. We apologise for any inconvenience caused, and will let you know when this situation changes.
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Telephone: +44 (0)1865 287138
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