The Arabic Papyrology Database

About us: the Arabic Papyrology Database (APD) Team

The following persons and institutions have built up and helped to realize the "Arabic Papyrology Database"

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Institute of Near and Middle Eastern Studies

with generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York

Prof. Dr. Andreas Kaplony (AK)
(Project manager)

Dr. Daniel Potthast (DP)

lic. Leonora Sonego (LS)
(Full text, metadata)

Michail Hradek M.A. (MH)
(Full text)

Dr. Rocío Daga Portillo (RD)

Sebastian Metz M.A. (SM)

Emma Mages M.A. (EM)

Manuella Wangert M.A. (MW)

University of Zurich, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

with generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York and Faculty of Arts, University of Zurich

Dr. Johannes Thomann (JT)
(Vice project manager, technology)

Former collaborators

Dr. David Arn (DA, webdesign, full text)
Dr. Ursula Bsees (UB, metadata, full text)
lic. Urs Gösken (UG, full text)
Angélique Kleiner M.A. (AKL, full text, typology)
Dr. Eva Mira Youssef-Grob (EG, metadata, lexicon)

In cooperation with

Dr. Christian Müller (Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes, Centre national de recherche scientifique)
Dr. Lucian Reinfandt (LR) (Department of Oriental Studies, University of Vienna)
Prof. Dr. Petra Sijpesteijn (School of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Leiden)

Under the patronate of the International Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP)

→ Contact the APD or ISAP

Logo and background papyrus by the kind permission of

Theodore Bernhardt, Papyri Pages

E-learning support by

Peter F. Meurer (E-Learning Center, University of Zurich)

Special thanks to

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rudolph (University of Zurich)
Prof. Dr. Dieter Hagedorn (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
Prof. Dr. Werner Diem (University of Cologne)
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Römer (Papyrus Collection, Austrian National Library Vienna/University of Vienna)