Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
2 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.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004323308 20170123
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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Database topics
Jewish Studies; Language
Makes available the sources processed in the preparation of the historical dictionary project database. Covers the period from ancient times to the modern era. Search capability enables retrieval of citations according to roots, lemmas, declined forms, and derivations. User can also retrieve works according to title, author, date, or genre.
Database topics
Islam and the Middle East; Religious Studies
Book
xxx, 1966 pages ; 27 cm
Endorsed by academics worldwide, the Oxford Arabic Dictionary is the most authoritative English-Arabic / Arabic-English dictionary ever published. Based on real modern evidence and computational analysis of hundreds of millions of words of both English and Modern Standard Arabic (the standardized variety of Arabic used in writing and in most formal speech), the dictionary boasts more than 130,000 words and phrases and 200,000 translations. This up-to-date resource has been designed for both Arabic and English native speakers and includes the latest vocabulary from computing, business, the media, and the arts, across both languages. The organization and layout have been designed for maximum clarity and ease of use. The most commonly used sense of each word is shown first, helping you to identify and understand the correct meaning, and more than 70,000 real-life example phrases help you interpret meaning and usage accurately. All Arabic text is shown with vowels to aid the learner of Arabic in pronunciation and comprehension and the Arabic-English section of the dictionary is usefully organised by root, which are listed alphabetically. The dictionary is also packed with extra features including tables of Arabic verbs, Arabic numbers, dates, and years, and irregular English verbs. Produced using the unique dictionary resources of Oxford University Press with an international team of expert advisors, the Oxford Arabic Dictionary is a ground-breaking work, essential for any serious student of Arabic and English, as well as academics, professionals, business people, teachers, and translators.
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