Arabic Literature to the End of the Umayyad Period (The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature)

Arabic Literature to the End of the Umayyad Period (The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature)


initially released in 1983, The Cambridge heritage of Arabic Literature was once the 1st common survey of the sector to were released in English for over fifty years and the 1st tried in such aspect in a multi-volume shape. The volumes of the background supply a useful resource of reference and realizing of the highbrow, literary and spiritual background of the Arabic-speaking and Islamic international. This quantity starts off its assurance with the oral verse of the 6th century advert, and ends with the autumn of the Umayyad dynasty centuries later. inside this era fall significant occasions: the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad, the founding of the Islamic faith, the good Arab Islamic conquests of territories outdoor the Arabian Peninsula, and their assembly, as overlords, with the Byzantine and Sasanian international. participants to this quantity speak about an array of themes together with the affects of Greeks, Persians and Syrians on early Arabic literature.

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