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Routledge Revivals: Oriental Essays (1960)
Portraits of Seven Scholars

ISBN 9781138210950
Published April 15, 2018 by Routledge
261 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1960, this work describes the lives and labours of six great scholars - Simon Ockley, Sir William Jones, E. W. Lane, E. H. Palmer, E.G. Browne and R. A Nicholson. These men were devoted to building a bridge between the peoples and cultures of Europe and Asia. To these biographical essays, Arberry has added a short autobiography and an eloquent plea for the further encouragement of Oriental studies.

This book will be of interest to those studying Middle-Eastern studies and the history of Orientalist study.

Table of Contents

Foreword; 1. The Pioneer: Simon Ockley 2. The Founder: William Jones 3. The Lexicographer: Edward William Lane 4. The Linguist: Edward Henry Palmer 5. The Persian: Edward Granville Browne 6. The Dervish: Reynold Alleyne Nicholson 7. The Disciple: A. J. Arberry; Index

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