Eastern Wisedome and Learning

Eastern Wisedome and Learning The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

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This study documents the extraordinary interest generated in England by the Arabic language and culture during the 17th century. The author charts both the rise and subsequent fall of this phenomenon, analyzing the impact of Arabic on English academia and literature.

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ISBN: 9780191675591
Publisher: Clarendon
Imprint: Clarendon
Pub date:
DEWEY: 492.780071141
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 381