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Title: Classical Arabic Philology and Poetry: A Bibliographical Handbook of Important Editions from 1960 to 2000
Subtitle: Klassisch-arabische Philologie und Poesie: Ein bibliographisches Handbuch wichtiger Editionen von 1960 bis 2000
Written By: R. Weipert
Series Title: Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1: The Near and Middle East

This concise bilingual bibliography is a comprehensive list of Classical
Arabic texts on grammar, lexicography, adab, balāgha, metrics and poetry,
which have been edited from 1960 to 2000. Featuring about 1300 authors and
more than 4000 text editions this reference work is intended to serve as a
supplement to Brockelmann's GAL and to Sezgin's GAS. Research is
facilitated by indices of titles and modern editors. As this handbook is
unique in its kind it will be a basic source of information for Arabists
and scholars of other Semitic languages and literatures.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9004123423
ISBN-13: 9789004123427
Prices: Europe EURO 93.00
U.S. $ 125.00