By (author) Arthur J. Arberry
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Oriental Essays by Arthur J. Arberry
Book DescriptionIn this book Professor Arberry 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 - men who were devoted to building a bridge between the peoples of Europe and Asia. To these biographical essays, Arberry has appended a fragment of candid autobiography and an eloquent plea for the further encouragement of Oriental studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780700702893
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Nov-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Moorish Poetry, Paperback (December 2010)
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Mystical Poems of Rumi, Paperback (June 2009)
Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-73), legendary Persian Muslim poet, theologian, and mystic, wrote poems acclaimed through the centuries for their spiritual images and provocative content, which often described Rumi's love for God in romantic or even erotic terms. This volume includes four hundred poems which provides English translations of this genius.
Fifty Poems of Hafiz, Paperback (November 2008)
The fifty Persian texts are printed first; these are followed by the English translations, and these again by the editor's notes on the texts.
Religion in the Middle East: Volume 2, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by Arthur J. Arberry
An erudite study that will be of interest to anyone interested in the historical impact of Islam in the Middle East.
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