Literary History Of The Arabs

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Routledge, Feb 1, 2013 - Social Science - 536 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER I SABA AND HIMYAR
1
CHAPTER II THE HISTORY AND LEGENDS OF THE PAGAN ARABS
30
CHAPTER III PREISLAMIC POETRY MANNERS AND RELIGION
71
CHAPTER IV THE PROPHET AND THE KORAN
141
CHAPTER V THE ORTHODOX CALIPHATE AND THE UMAYYAD DYNASTY
181
CHAPTER VI THE CALIPHS OF BÁGHDAD
254
CHAPTER VII POETRY LITERATURE AND SCIENCE IN THE ABBÁSID PERIOD
285
CHAPTER VIII ORTHODOXY FREETHOUGHT AND MYSTICISM
365
CHAPTER IX THE ARABS IN EUROPE
405
CHAPTER X FROM THE MONGOL INVASION TO THE PRESENT DAY
442
APPENDIX
471
BIBLIOGRAPHY
477
INDEX
487
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