History of the Arabic Written Tradition. Volume 1 by Carl Brockelmann

By Carl Brockelmann

Brockelmann’s background of the Arabic Written culture deals bio-bibliographic information regarding works written in Arabic and their authors, with an emphasis on manuscripts from the classical interval. This initially multivolume reference paintings is split in chronologically prepared sections, that are subdivided through literary style. person entries commonly encompass a biographical part and an inventory of the author’s works in manuscript and print, with references to secondary literature. The “Brockelmann” , now additionally on hand in English, is an quintessential study device for someone engaged on the Islamic international commonly and the center East specifically.

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Tashṭīr ʿAlī Āghā al-Jalīlī, d. ca. 1180/1766, and ʿAbd al-Razzāq b. al-Jundī, d. 1189/1775, Berl. 7505. Chapter 6. Mutammin B. Nuwayra 31 | Chapter 6. Mutammin b. Nuwayra Mālik b. Nuwayra, chieftain of the tribe of Yarbūʿ, a subdivision of the Tamīm, adopted Islam and was appointed by Muḥammad as a tax collector. But after Muḥammad’s death he was one of the first to join the uprising through which most of the tribes tried to break away from Muslim domination. When Khālid b. al-Walīd invaded his territory Mālik surrendered after a brief fight.

As such, he employed the practices of the kāhin or soothsayer that the people were familiar with and, just like him, he attributed his ecstatic states and ramblings to a companion spirit. Later, he identified this spirit as the angel Gabriel, whom he regarded as his intermediary with | God. Here, we need not go into the history of his preaching that he had, while still in Mecca, adapted to match the style of Christian sermons, a style that Nestorian missionaries must have made him familiar with.

Abel, Wörterverzeichnisse zur altarabischen Poesie I, Berlin 1891, on which see G. Jacob, Dr. Abels MuʿallaqātAusgabe nachgeprüft, Studien in arabischen Dichter I, Berlin 1893/4. On the commentaries, see Supplement. ��63/9789004326262_003 18 12 12 Book 1 National literature, 1. The beginning until Muḥammad 2. Al-Mufaḍḍaliyyāt. See Supplement I. Commentary by al-Tabrīzi, d. 502/1108, p. 279, also Berl. Brill M 295, Fātiḥ 3963 (MFO V, 502). 4. The Ḥamāsa of Abū Tammām, commentary 2. al-Tanbīh fī sharḥ mushkil abyāt al-Ḥamāsa, also Patna I, 200,789.

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