Arthur John Arberry, as Head of the Department of Classics at Cairo University, acquired a firsthand knowledge of literary and social conditions in the Islamic. Results 1 – 12 of 27 The Doctrine of The Sufis: Kitab al-Ta’arruf li-Madhhab Ahl al-Tasawwuf. Jun 7, by Abu Bakr Al-Kalabadhi and Arthur John Arberry. ARTHUR JOHN ARBERRY. The death of Professor Arthur John Arberry at his home in Cambridge on. 2 October , at the age of 64, after a long-drawn-out.
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He attended Portsmouth Grammar School, and entered Pembroke College, Cambridge, inwhere he studied classics and oriental languages.
Acquisition Information Purchased with the library of Professor A. The Holy Koran, An introductionLondon, This article about an Islamic scholar is a stub. I have had my full share of personal sorrows and anxieties, and I am as acutely aware as the next man of the appalling dangers threatening mankind. Arthur John Arberry was a Jkhn orientalist, scholar, translator, editor, and author who wrote, translated, or edited about 90 books on Persian- and Arab-language subjects. ArberryBedford, Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
J Arberry Book 76 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide. After graduation, Arberry worked in Cairo as head of the classics department at Cairo University.
Experts from many parts of the world contributed individual chapters, and the whole work was co-ordinated by a team of leading scholars, making it an erudite study that jlhn be of interest to anyone interested in the historical impact of Islam in the Middle East.
Arbrry Arberry Book 31 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Antologi af digte af klassiske, persiske digtere. J Arberry Book 48 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.
The Seven Odestr. Yet this important text remains little understood in the West.
J Arberry Book 40 editions published between and in English and Italian and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide. As a young man he devoted himself to the study of poetry and theology, and also became learned in mystic philosophy. Since its first publication inProfessor A. Moorish Poetry, A translationCambridge, This books is a collection of biographies of Sufis, Mystics and Muslims saints. Most widely held works by A. The world in which we live is certainly full of shadows.
The Romance of the RubaiyatLondon, Professor Arberry has rendered the Koran into clear and lyrical English while carefully preserving the incomparable artistry of the Arabic original. In Arberry was appointed to the chair of Persian at the School of Oriental and African Studies arbfrry London University, and then two years later to the chair johhn Arabic. Inhis war work finished, he was appointed to succeed V. J Arberry Book 59 editions published between and in English and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide It is generally accepted that the Middle East qrthur the ancient rise of monotheism and its dissemination.
Each poem has a literal English translation on abrerry facing page; the notes, on points of language and style, are placed at the foot across the whole opening.
Arberry, A. J. (Arthur John) 1905-1969
Revelation and Reason in IslamLondon, It should of course be confessed that they constitute ojhn merest fragments of literatures preserved in overwhelming abundance, exceeding many times what has survived from ancient Greece and Rome, a repertory of many tens of thousands of volumes, the majority still in manuscript, not a few of immense length.
He specialized in Sufi studies, but is also known for his excellent translation of the Koran. Of the very numerous epics and idylls ascribed to Attar perhaps nine may be recognized as authentic.
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The focus was on the significance of Islam, considered to be the dominant religion of the Middle East since the seventh century. J Arberry Book 29 editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide A collection of biographical essays focusing on six scholars – Simon Ockley, Sir William Jones, E.
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