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Literary History Of The Arabs - Reynold A. Nicholson

Literary History Of The Arabs

Paperback Published: 13th July 1995
ISBN: 9780700703364
Number Of Pages: 540

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This remains the classic general introduction to Arabic literary history, aiming to cover, in Nicholson's words, 'what the Arabs thought, and to indicate as far as possible the influences which moulded their thought.

Preface
Introduction
Saba and Himyar
The history and legends of the Pagan Arabs
Pre-Islamic poetry, manners, and religion
The prophet and the Koran
The Orthodox Caliphate and the Umattay Dynasty
The Caliphs of Baghdíd
Poetry, literature, and science in the 'Abbísid period
Orthodoxy, free-thought, and mysticism
The Arabs in Europe
From the Mongol invasion to the present day
Appendix
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780700703364
ISBN-10: 0700703365
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 540
Published: 13th July 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 2

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