Arabic Literature of Africa, Volume 2 Writings of Central Sudanic Africa

Edited by John O. Hunwick and R.S. O'Fahey. Compiled by John O. Hunwick. With the Assistance of Razaq Abu Bakre, Hamidu Bobboyi, Roman Loimeier, Stefan Reichmuth and Muhammad Sani Umar. Editorial Consultant: Albrecht Hofheinz.

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€283,00
$349.00
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9789004104945
Publication Date: 
November 1995
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xxvi, 732 pp.
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José Miguel Puerta Vílchez, University of Granada. Translated from the Spanish by Consuelo López-Morillas

A History of Aesthetic Thought in Arabic Culture: From Pre-Islamic Arabia through al-Andalus offers a history of aesthetic thought in the Arabic language from the pre-Islamic period to the Alhambra, with special attention to the great Arab philosophers of the Middle East and al-Andalus.
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120
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9789004344952
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June 2017
€250,00
$261.00

N.J.C. Kouwenberg, Leiden University

A Grammar of Old Assyrian is a grammar of the earliest stage of Assyrian (1900-1700 BC), a Semitic language that is one of the main varieties of Akkadian, and describes the language of a community of Assyrian merchants living in Anatolia.
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118
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ISBN: 
9789004340961
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April 2017
€187,00
$216.00

Carl Brockelmann. Translated by Joep Lameer

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 originally multivolume reference work is divided in chronologically organized sections, which...
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117/2
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004326316
Publication date: 
November 2016
€175,00
$210.00

Carl Brockelmann. Translated by Joep Lameer. With a Preface by Jan Just Witkam

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...
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117/1
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323308
Publication date: 
November 2016
€175,00
$210.00

Josef van Ess. Translated from the German by Gwendolin Goldbloom

Theology and Society is the most comprehensive study of Islamic intellectual and religious history, focusing on Muslim theology. With its emphasis on the eighth and ninth centuries CE, it remains the most detailed prosopographical study of the early phase of the formation of Islam. Originally...
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116/2
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ISBN: 
9789004342026
Expected: 
May 2017
€226,00
$260.00

Josef van Ess. Translated from the German by John O’Kane

Theology and Society is the most comprehensive study of Islamic intellectual and religious history, focusing on Muslim theology. With its emphasis on the eighth and ninth centuries CE, it remains the most detailed prosopographical study of the early phase of the formation of Islam. Originally...
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116/1
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ISBN: 
9789004323179
Publication date: 
November 2016
€186,00
$223.00

Edited by Ulrich Rudolph, University of Zürich, Rotraud Hansberger, LMU Munich and Peter Adamson, LMU Munich. English translation by Rotraud Hansberger.

A comprehensive reference work covering all figures of the earliest period of philosophy in the Islamic world. Both major and minor thinkers are covered, with details of biography and doctrine as well as detailed lists and summaries of each author’s works.
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115/1
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9789004323162
Publication date: 
December 2016
€239,00
$287.00

Peter Behnstedt

Since the author's publication of Die nordjemenitischen Dialekte. Teil 1: Atlas in 1985, a lot of new field work has been done in North Yemen and adjacent areas. Therefore a new atlas of the region in English suggested itself. The atlas consists of 192 fully coloured maps with 30 phonetical and...
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114
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ISBN: 
9789004325692
Publication date: 
November 2016
€219,00
$263.00

Maria Bulakh, Russian State University for the Humanities and Leonid Kogan, Russian State University for the Humanities

The Arabic-Ethiopic Glossary by al-Malik al-Afḍal by Maria Bulakh and Leonid Kogan is an edition of a unique monument of Arabic lexicography, comprising 475 Arabic lexemes translated into several Ethiopian idioms in a late-fourteenth century manuscript from a private Yemeni collection.
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113
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004321465
Publication date: 
October 2016
€149,00
$179.00

Gregorio del Olmo Lete and Joaquín Sanmartín, Universitat de Barcelona. Translated and edited by W.G.E. Watson

As any dictionary of a dead language the present aims to indicate the stage reached by the Ugaritic consonantal lexicography and to serve as a reference work. This edition includes the whole of the new discovered materials.
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Volume: 
112
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288645
E-ISBN: 
9789004288652
Publication date: 
February 2015
€255,00
$330.00

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