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Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Brockelmann Online will consist of both original volumes Geschichte der arabischen Litteratur (GAL) by Carl Brockelmann (1868-1956), as well as the three supplement volumes, including the indexes. It is full-text searchable.
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Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
volumes ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction I. The task of literary history II. Sources and earlier accounts of the literary history of the Arabs III. Division of the history of Arabic literature First Book. The national literature of the Arabs First Section. From the beginnings until the appearance of Muhammad Chapter 1. The Arabic language Chapter 2. The beginnings of poetry Chapter 3. Forms of Arabic poetry Chapter 4. General characteristics of ancient Arabic poetry Chapter 5. The transmission of Arabic poetry Chapter 6. The sources for our knowledge of ancient Arabic poetry Chapter 7. The six poets Chapter 8. Other poets of pre-Islamic times Chapter 9. Jewish and Christian poets before Islam Chapter 10. The beginnings of Arabic prose Second Section. Muhammad and his time Chapter 1. Muhammad the Prophet Chapter 2. The Qur'an Chapter 3. Labid and al-A'sha Chapter 4. Hassan b. Thabit Chapter 5. Ka'b b. Zuhayr Chapter 6. Mutammin b. Nuwayra Chapter 7. Al-Khansa' Chapter 8. Abu Mihjan and al-Hutay'a Chapter 9. Minor poets Chapter 10. Two forgeries Third Section. The period of the Umayyads Chapter 1. General characteristics Chapter 2. 'Umar b. Abi Rabi'a Chapter 3. Other poets in Arabia Chapter 4. Al-Akhtal Chapter 5. Al-Farazdaq Chapter 6. Jarir Chapter 7. Dhu l-Rumma Chapter 8. The rajaz poets Chapter 9. Minor poets Chapter 10. Prose writing at the time of the Umayyads Second Book. Islamic literature in the Arabic language First section. The Classical period from ca. 750 until ca. 1000 Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Poetry A. The poets of Baghdad B. Poets of Iraq and the Jazira C. Poets from Arabia and Syria D. The circle of Sayf al-Dawla E. Egyptian and North African poets Chapter 3. Rhymed prose Chapter 4. Philology I. The School of Basra II. The School of Kufa III. The School of Baghdad IV. Linguistics in Persia and the East V. Linguistics in Egypt and Spain Chapter 4. Historiography 1. The life of Muhammad 2. Urban history 3. The history of the pre-Islamic Arabs 4. Imperial and world history 5. Cultural and literary history 6. The history of Egypt and North Africa 7. The history of Spain Chapter 5. Belles lettres in prose Chapter 6. Hadith Chapter 7. Fiqh 1. The Hanafis 2. The Malikis 3. The Shafi'is 4. The lesser schools 5. The Shi'a 1. The Zaydis 2. The Imamis Chapter 8. Sciences of the Qur'an 1. The reading of the Qur'an 2. Qur'anic exegesis Chapter 9. Dogmatics Chapter 10. Mysticism Chapter 11. The translators Chapter 12. Philosophy Chapter 13. Mathematics Chapter 14. Astronomy and astrology Chapter 15. Geography Chapter 16. Medicine Chapter 17. Natural and occult sciences Chapter 18. Encyclopaedias Second Section. The post-Classical period of Islamic literature from ca. 400/1000 until ca. 656/1258 Chapter 1. Poetry A. Poets of Baghdad, Iraq, and the Jazira B. Persian poets C. Syrian poets D. Arabian poets E. Egyptian poets F. North African and Sicilian poets G. Spanish poets Chapter 2. Rhymed prose and stylistics Chapter 3. Philology 1. Philology in Iraq 2. Philology in Persia and neighbouring countries 3. Philology in Syria 4. Philology in South Arabia 5. Philology in Egypt 6. Philology in North Africa and Sicily 7. Philology in Spain Chapter 4. Historiography 1. Individual biographies 2. Histories of dynasties 3. Histories of individuals and genealogies 4. Local history A. Baghdad B. Damascus C. Jerusalem D. Aleppo E. Dunaysir F. South Arabia G. Jurjan H. Egypt I. The Maghrib J. Spain 5. Histories of the caliphs and world history 6. Histories of prophets Chapter 5. Belles lettres in prose Chapter 6. Hadith 1. Iraq, the Jazira, Syria, and Arabia 2. Persia 3. Egypt and North Africa 4. Spain Chapter 7. Fiqh 1. The Hanafis 2. The Malikis 3. The Shafi'is 4. The Hanbalis 5. The Zahiris and Almohads 6. The Shi'a A. The Zaydis B. The Imamis Chapter 8. The sciences of the Qur'an 1. The art of reading the Qur'an 2. Qur'anic exegesis Chapter 9. Dogmatics Chapter 10. Mysticism Chapter 11. Philosophy and politics Chapter 12. Mathematics Chapter 13. Astronomy Chapter 14. Geography and travelogues Chapter 15. Medicine Chapter 16. A. Natural sciences and technology B. Games, sports, and war C. Music Chapter 17. Occult sciences Chapter 18. Encyclopaedias and polyhistors.
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Brockelmann's History of the Arabic Written Tradition offers bio-bibliographic information about works written in Arabic and their authors, with an emphasis on manuscripts from the classical period. This 5-volume reference work is divided in chronologically organized sections, which are subdivided by literary genre. Individual entries typically consist of a biographical section and a list of the author's works in manuscript and print, with references to secondary literature. The "Brockelmann" , now also available in English, is an indispensible research tool for anyone working on the Islamic world in general and the Middle East in particular.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004323308 20170123
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