From Bāwīṭ to Marw: Documents from the Medieval Muslim World (Islamic History and Civilization, Studies and Texts, Volume 112)

From Bāwīṭ to Marw: Documents from the Medieval Muslim World (Islamic History and Civilization, Studies and Texts, Volume 112)


The dry weather of Egypt has preserved approximately 130,000 Arabic files, totally on papyrus and paper, overlaying the interval from the 640s to 1517. in past times, historic learn has more often than not depended on literary assets; but, as in examine of the heritage of the traditional global and medieval Europe, utilizing unique files will significantly problem what literary assets let us know concerning the Islamic world.

The renaissance of Arabic papyrology has turn into seen by means of the founding of the foreign Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP) on the Cairo convention (2002), and via its next meetings in Granada (2004), Alexandria (2006), Vienna (2009), and Tunis (2012). This quantity collects papers given on the Vienna convention (2009) of the overseas Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP), together with variants of formerly unpublished Coptic and Arabic files, and ancient and linguistic reports according to documentary facts from Early Islamic Egypt. strength readers contain all people drawn to the documentary proof of the Islamic global, Arabic and Coptic papyrology, monasticism, agriculture of the Nile Valley, Early Islamic management, and Arabic astronomy.

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