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Title Humanism, culture, and language in the Near East : studies in honor of Georg Krotkoff / edited by Asma Afsaruddin and A.H. Mathias Zahniser
Imprint Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 1997
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  PJ6024.K78 H918 1997    AVAILABLE    30630000221448
Descript xxiii, 440 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Inquiry into the origins of humanism / George Makdisi -- Humanism and the language sciences in medieval Islam / Michael G. Carter -- Cosmic numbers : the symbolic design of Nizami's Haft Paykar / Julie Scott Meisami -- Playing with the sacred : religious intertext in adab discourse / Fedwa Malti-Douglas -- From revolt to resignation : the life of Shaykh Muhsin Sharara / Werner Ende -- Sura as guidance and exhortation : the composition of Surat al-Nisa / A.H. Mathias Zahniser -- The hijab : how a curtain became an institution and a cultural symbol / Barbara Freyer Stowasser -- The development of fictional genres : the novel and short story in Arabic / Roger Allen -- An Arabic poem in an Israeli controversy : Mahmud Darwish's "Passing Words" / Issa J. Boullata -- Bi-lArabi al-fasih : an Egyptian play looks at contemporary Arab society / Asma Afsaruddin -- Learning Arabic : a lifetime commitment / Carolyn Killean -- The alchemy of sound : medeival Arabic phonosymbolisms / Karin C. Ryding -- Al-Khalil's legacy / Karl Stowasser -- The etymology of muqarnas : some observations / Wolfhart Heinrichs -- Egyptian Arabic and dialect contact in historical perspective / Manfred Woidich -- On later and modern Egyptian Judeo-Arabic / Benjamin Hary -- Ein arabischer Text aus Constatine (Algerien) / Hans-Rudoph Singer -- Zur griechischen Nebenuberlieferung im Syrischen / Anton Schall -- Syriac loanwords in classical Armenian / John A.C. Greppin -- The modern Chaldean pronunciation of classical Syriac / Robert D. Hoberman -- Double polysemy in Proverbs 31:19 / Gary A. Rendsburg -- Zum neuaramaischen Dialekt von Hassane / Otto Jastrow -- A preliminary list of Aramaic loanwords in Kurdish / Michael L. Chyet -- The story of Balaam and his she-ass in four neo-Aramaic dialects : a comparative study of the translations / Yona Sabar -- A comparative study of pet names in English and Assyrian / Edward Y. Odisho -- The trickle-down approach / Carleton T. Hodge -- Ablaut im Verbalsystem osttschadischer Sprachen / Hermann Jungraithmayr -- Akkadian lisan-u-n : which is the older form? / Werner Vycichl -- You gotta have heart / Yoel L. Arbeitman -- The protean Arabic abjad /rPeter T. Daniels -- A matter of inconsistency : variations of Arabic loanwords in English / Alan S. Kaye -- The language and prose sytle of Bostan's Suleymanname / Claudia Romer -- Language and script in Ancient Egypt / Hans Goedicke
Subject Arabic philology
Aramaic language
Alt Author Krotkoff, Georg.
Afsaruddin, Asma, 1958-
Zahniser, A. H. Mathias, 1938-
Alt Title Humanism, culture & language in the Near East
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