The world in a book Al-Nuwayri and the Islamic encyclopedic tradition

Shihab al-Din al-Nuwayri was a fourteenth-century Egyptian polymath and the author of one of the greatest encyclopedias of the medieval Islamic world-a thirty-one-volume work entitled The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition. A storehouse of knowledge, this enormous book brought together mater...

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Autore principale: Muhanna, Elias (Autore)
Natura: Libro
Pubblicazione: Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press 2018.