A Literary History of the Arabs by Reynold Alleyne Nicholson

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Author Nicholson, Reynold Alleyne, 1868-1945
Title A Literary History of the Arabs
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Saba and Ḥimyar -- The history and legends of the pagan Arabs -- Pre-islamic poetry, manners, and religion -- The Prophet and the Koran -- The orthodox caliphate and the Umayyad Dynasty -- The caliphs of Baghdád -- Poetry, literature, and science in the ‘Abbásid period -- Orthodoxy, free-thought, and mysticism -- The Arabs in Europe -- From the Mongol invasion to the present day.
Credits Produced by Fritz Ohrenschall, Turgut Dincer, Sania Ali
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Language English
LoC Class PJ: Language and Literatures: Oriental languages and literatures
Subject Arabic literature -- History and criticism
Category Text
EBook-No. 37985
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Nov 18, 2011
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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