Literary History of the Arabs

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-02-21
  • Publisher: RoutledgeCurzon
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For sixty years, the best account in English of Arab literature has been, by universal consent, this book; its supremacy will long remain unchallenged.

Table of Contents

Saba and Himyarp. 1
The History and Legends of the Pagan Arabsp. 30
Pre-Islamic Poetry, Manners, and Religionp. 71
The Prophet and the Koranp. 141
The Orthodox Caliphate and the Umayyad Dynastyp. 181
The Caliphs of Baghdadp. 254
Poetry, Literature, and Science in the Abbasid Periodp. 285
Orthodoxy, Free-Thought, and Mysticismp. 365
The Arabs in Europep. 405
From the Mongol Invasion to the Present Dayp. 442
Appendixp. 471
Bibliographyp. 477
Indexp. 487
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