The 15th instalment of the Thesaurus d'Epigraphie Islamique was released in June 2020; its name is now "Edition 2020". It contains inscriptions from Eastern Europe grouped together with the 14 previous instalments which cover Maghreb countries, the Arabian Peninsula, Central (ex-Soviet) Asia, Egypt, the Indian World, Sub-Saharan Africa, Irak, Western Europe, Southeast Asia, Near East, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Caucasus, Russia and Ukraine. Approximately 49'000 epigraphical files of inscriptions are available (4'500 toponyms) as well as 14'000 photographs. All regions in the program of the Thesaurus are now covered. New editions will be issued every two years and will contain newly discovered inscriptions as well as additions and edtions of previous inscriptions.

The Max van Berchem Foundation offers access to the Thesaurus d'Epigraphie Islamique site free of charge. Standard web browsers have been tested (Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, Internet Explorer) in their most recent version. Please note the new address of the Thesaurus at the University of Liège; users will have to register again to access the database.

Please follow the link:

http://www.epigraphie-islamique.uliege.be