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Purely by chance, PhD candidate Hüseyin Şen (Utrecht University) discovered two 13th-century manuscripts that had been missing from a library in Konya, Turkey for 15 years. In 2000, the library discovered that more than 100 documents were missing. A total of five have since been recovered. Şen is working on his doctoral thesis on the history of Arabic and Islamic science under the supervision of Prof. Jan Hogendijk.

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