(Photo-feature by Ayoub Khaddaj)

BEIRUT, Jan 27 (KUNA) -- The Beirut Arab University's (BAU) library is home to some 200 manuscripts and rare books.
The collection, which covers the history of various civilizations in the region, has documents gathered between the eighth and 19th centuries. Currently, there is a digital version of the collection to encourage scientific research and knowledge-seeking. (end) ayb.gta