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Journal of Manuscripts & Libraries for Specialized Research (JMLSR)

About the Journal :

The International Journal of Manuscripts & Libraries for Specialized Research, published quarterly on behalf of the Scientific Institute of Advanced Training and Studies is a referred scientific journal, which is supervised by a group of scholars who are specialized in heritage, museums, and library studies in the Arab and international universities.

The objectives of this journal are: – To spot light on our memorable history to inspire a brighter future; – To stimulate the minds of researchers and adorers of heritage; -To exert efforts for the purpose of mobilizing skills and capacities in gathering various cultural, thoughtful, and heritage backgrounds; -To interact with the important aspects of our bountiful heritage, by and with which we live and move forward to the achievement of innovation, invention & development; -To fight alienation of relations with heritage; – To interact with masterworks of heritage to dedicate them to researchers to serve as a platform for achieving development.

The journal seeks to promote technical and educational services in view of international standards through distinguished and specialized qualifications, use of modern technology, loyalty and devotion to work, and achieving excellence to provide researchers and students with the best services. This will create a professional encouraging environment for the excellent creative ideas and talents who are committed to team work values, spirit of respect, authenticity of vision, and excellence in objectives.

The journal concerns with public intellectuals, persons interested in heritage and manuscripts, text editors, graduate researchers, researchers of manuscripts, librarians and information centres, in support of being a pioneer journal that seeks to make heritage a deep rooted science, art, entertainment, and education within an attractive framework of knowledge, as a leading journal in the field of heritage, documentations, and manuscripts studies at the national and international levels. Furthermore, the journal publishes authentic and distinguished scientific, technical and applied researches in an attempt to become a significant and added value journal in the field of electronic media, which takes advantage of the valuable components of manuscripts to regain its original beauty and the identity of Arabs and Muslims since they represent national, historical, ideological identities. In addition to this, manuscripts are regarded as a source of pride of the heritage left by our parents and ancestors including sciences, cultures, knowledge, and arts.



THE ROLE OF THE ISLAMIC WAQF IN THE PROSPERITY OF SCIENTIFIC LIFE IN JERUSALEM IN THE ERA OF THE MAMLUK STATE IN THE PERIOD FROM (690 AH -741 AH / 1291 AD-1340 AD)

This study examined research in waqf   "endowments" in Jerusalem in the Mamluk period . First, on the Endowment and its legitimacy, pillars, conditions, types and its management in the civil endowments and dealt with the sultans interests of the stay and popular interests in cessation.

Second, the researcher dealt with a comprehensive study on the role of the cessation in the cultural life and also clarified the policy of education policy in the Mamluks period and the sources of the cessation on educational institutions.

 Third, the researcher explained the role of endowment in the social life, when he referred to Al pemmarstanat and the role of the cessation in the care of orphans.

The study reached several results, includes some of them  :

The cessation is a charity takes its legitimacy from the Qur’aan and Sunnah and the work of the Sahaba. The care of the Mamluk Sultans in Endowments in its  various institutions such as : mosques, schools ,Gorges and ligaments .Mamluk support towards the efforts of experts and provided them with a decent life. Endowments led to the prosperity of cultural and scientific life.