Youssef Ziedan

Dr. Youssef Ziedan is an Egyptian researcher and thinker specializing in handwritten Arabic heritage and its sciences. He has numerous publications and scientific research in Islamic thought, Sufism, and the history of Arab medicine. He has also made a literary contribution, represented by his published novels (such as “The Shadow of the Serpent” and “Azazeel”). In addition, he writes periodic and non-periodic articles in various Egyptian and Arab newspapers. He has served as a consultant to several major international organizations such as UNESCO, ESCWA, and the Arab League, among others. He has contributed to and overseen many field projects aimed at mapping the scattered handwritten Arabic heritage across different parts of the world. He has been the Director of the Manuscripts Center at the Library of Alexandria since 2001 to the present.

Books Written by Youssef Ziedan