Posted on June 9, 2020 at 9:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’re all familiar with Project Gutenberg, which makes public domain books (i.e., many classics) available for free.

But if you’re looking to expand your linguistic horizons, the National Library of Israel has good news for you.

Its collection of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish texts from the ninth to twentieth centuries is being digitized, the Guardian reports.

And if you don’t read those languages, no worries — you’ll likely still enjoy the visuals of them, with some decorated in gold leaf, lapis lazuli, and other precious mediums.

Learn more about what to expect in the Guardian.

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