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By A. F. L. Beeston,T. M. Johnstone,R. B. Serjeant,G. R. Smith

ISBN-10: 0521126215

ISBN-13: 9780521126212

ISBN-10: 0521240158

ISBN-13: 9780521240154

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

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