This collection of classic works, originally published under the auspices of the Royal Asiatic Society, includes an introduction by Professor Edmund Bosworth, and a preface by Professor Anthony Stockwell. Primary texts include works by F. Rosen, W.F. Thompson, C.E. Sachau, R.A. Nicholson, W.H.T. Gairdner, W.M. Miller and J. Robson, spanning over 100 years of oriental scholarship.
Table of Contents
Volume 1 1. The Algebra of Mohammed ben Musa, London, Oriental Translation Fund 19, 1831 Volume 2 2. Practical Philosophy of the Muhammadan People, from the Persian of Fakir Jany Muhammad Asaad: (with references and notes), London, Oriental Translation Fund 50, 1839 Volume 3 3. The Chronology of Ancient Nations, London, Oriental Translation Fund, 1879 Volume 4 4. Ibn al 'Arabi, Tarjuman al Ashwaq, Oriental Translation Fund New Series 20, 1911 5. al-Ghazzali, Mishkat al anwar, The Niche for Lights, Asiatic Society Monographs 19, 1924 Volume 5 7. 'A Trealise on the Principles of Shi'te Theology, Oriental Translation Fund New Series 29, 1928 8. Tracts on Listening to Music: Being Dhamm al-malahi by Ibn abi 'l-Dunya and Bawariq al-ilma by Majd al-Din al-Tusi al-Ghazali, London Oriental Translation Fund New Series 34, 1938 9. Introduction to the Science of Tradition, Oriental Translation Fund New Series 39, 1953