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Arab Periodicals and Serials A Subject Bibliography

Arab Periodicals and Serials: A Subject Bibliography

1st Edition

By Mohammad M. Aman
February 22, 2018

This bibliography, first published in 1979, is a guide to serials and periodicals in Arabic, English, French and other European languages published in the Arab countries or in the Western hemisphere. Arab serials and periodicals are considered primary sources of information on subject matters ...

Arabic Military Dictionary English-Arabic, Arabic-English

Arabic Military Dictionary: English-Arabic, Arabic-English

1st Edition

Edited By Ernest Kay
February 22, 2018

With some 7000 entries in each language, this dictionary, first published in 1986, gives clear and comprehensive coverage of all vocabulary areas connected with defence, for military personnel and for anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in military technology. Areas covered extend ...

Ardā Wirāz Nāmag The Iranian 'Divina Commedia'

Ardā Wirāz Nāmag: The Iranian 'Divina Commedia'

1st Edition

By Fereydun Vahman
February 22, 2018

Ardā Wirāz Nāmag or the Book of the Righteous Wirāz is an outstanding example of Iranian apocalyptic literature. It is in the Middle Persian (Pahlavi) language and was written probably during the later period of the Sasanian dynasty (AD 226-650). The Zoroastrian priests chose a man called ...

Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World

Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World

1st Edition

Edited By Y. Tzvi Langermann
February 22, 2018

The chief argument of this book, first published in 1990, is that Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World is a non-technical expose of basic astronomical teachings: it was written in particular for those whose main interests were in the areas of philosophy and natural science and who, ...

Iranian Folk Narrative A Survey of Scholarship

Iranian Folk Narrative: A Survey of Scholarship

1st Edition

By Juliet Radhayrapetian
February 22, 2018

For centuries Iran hosted numerous travellers and visitors of diverse nationalities and backgrounds. Many of these travellers left behind documents in which they recorded their observations during their residence in Iran, and these embody a vast range of firsthand information about the land and its...

Modern Literature in the Near and Middle East, 1850-1970

Modern Literature in the Near and Middle East, 1850-1970

1st Edition

Edited By Robin Ostle
February 22, 2018

Enormous political and social changes brought about by modernization have naturally found expression in the literatures of the Near and Middle East. The contributors to this book, first published in 1991, trace the development of modern literary sensibility, in Turkish, Arabic, Persian and modern ...

The Arabic Language Today

The Arabic Language Today

1st Edition

By A.F.L. Beeston
February 22, 2018

This book, first published in 1970, provides a description of the standard Arabic language used today as the universal means of written communication throughout the Arab world and in formal spoken communication (vernaculars differ both from each other and from the standard language). The principal ...

The Arabic Linguistic Tradition

The Arabic Linguistic Tradition

1st Edition

By Georges Bohas, Jean-Patrick Guillaume, Djamel Eddine Kouloughli
February 22, 2018

The importance and richness of the Arabic linguistic tradition, largely neglected by Western literature, is amply demonstrated by this book, first published in 1990. Written by three experts in the field, it provides us with a comprehensive survey of the historical constitution and theoretical ...

Routledge Library Editions: Language and Literature of the Middle East

Routledge Library Editions: Language and Literature of the Middle East

1st Edition

By Various
September 07, 2016

This nine volume set provides an overview of many aspects of Middle Eastern language and literature. These books range from discussions of the Arabic language and its publications, to translations of some of the region’s most important early works, to a survey of folk tales and modern literature....

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