Al-Maqrīzī's Al-Ḫabar ʿan Al-Basar: Vol. V, Sections 1-2: The Arab Thieves (Bibliotheca Maqriziana #6) (Hardcover)

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Al-Maqrīzī's Al-Ḫabar ʿan Al-Basar: Vol. V, Sections 1-2: The Arab Thieves (Bibliotheca Maqriziana #6) (Hardcover)

By Webb (Editor), Webb (Translator)

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The Arab Thieves examines the development of Arabic outlaw literature via a critical edition and comparative study of ten outlaw biographies compiled by the ninth/fifteenth-century Egyptian historian al-Maqrīzī.
Peter Webb, Ph.D. SOAS, University of London, is University Lecturer in Arabic Literature and Culture at Leiden University. A specialist on Arabic literature about the Arabs and pre-Islamic Arabia, his publications include Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam (Edinburgh, 2016).
Product Details ISBN: 9789004386945
ISBN-10: 9004386947
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: March 28th, 2019
Pages: 376
Language: Arabic
Series: Bibliotheca Maqriziana