How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
Classical Arabic Philology and Poetry: A Bibliographical Handbook of Important Editions from 1960 to 2000
Klassisch-arabische Philologie und Poesie: Ein bibliographisches Handbuch wichtiger Editionen von 1960 bis 2000
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.