Arthur John Arberry, as Head of the Department of Classics at Cairo University, acquired a firsthand knowledge of literary and social conditions in the Islamic. Results 1 – 12 of 27 The Doctrine of The Sufis: Kitab al-Ta’arruf li-Madhhab Ahl al-Tasawwuf. Jun 7, by Abu Bakr Al-Kalabadhi and Arthur John Arberry. ARTHUR JOHN ARBERRY. The death of Professor Arthur John Arberry at his home in Cambridge on. 2 October , at the age of 64, after a long-drawn-out.

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Of the very numerous epics and idylls ascribed to Attar perhaps nine may be recognized as authentic. These four hundred poems, selected and annotated by renowned Rumi scholar A.

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Arberry also introduced to an English-speaking audience the work of Malta’s national poet, Artthur Psailapopularly known as Dun Karm, [5] in the bilingual anthology Dun Karm, poet of Malta. This books is a collection of biographies of Sufis, Mystics and Muslims saints. Arabic poetry; a primer for students by A. J Arberry Book 48 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Arberry, A. J. (Arthur John) 1905-1969

Professor Arberry has rendered the Koran into clear and lyrical English while jhon preserving the incomparable artistry of the Arabic original. In he was appointed to the Sir Thomas Adams professorship of Arabic at Cambridge, where he remained until his death on 2 October Revelation and Reason in IslamLondon, Shiraz; Persian city of saints and poets by A. Submit arberty Book Review.


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Contributing Author Reviewed Author. The Koran InterpretedLondon, Yet this important text remains little understood in the West. This page was last edited on 14 Arthuat The main body of the book is an anthology of Arabic poems in the original, from the sixth century onwards, giving examples of the work of some thirty of the greatest Arab poets.

The Library of the India OfficeLondon, Views Read Edit View history. There is also a scrapbook of oriental newscuttings, reproductions of oriental manuscripts and typescripts of works by other writers. But because I have experienced the Divine Light, I need not wish for any higher grace. Archive Record Table of contents. J Arberry Book 14 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide History of the ancient Persian city, its saints and poets.

British Contributions to Persian StudiesLondon, Arberry published over sixty works, as well as a translation of the Koran Arherry begins with a substantial introduction in English by Professor Arberry on the development, nature, forms and rhythms of Arabic poetry.


Oriental essays; portraits of seven scholars by A. Austen concludes in his review that the book is well translated and very helpful for the public. The world in which we live is certainly full of shadows.

The focus was on the significance of Islam, considered to be the dominant religion of the Middle East since the seventh century. He specialized in Sufi studies, but rathur also known for his excellent translation of the Koran.

This article about an Islamic scholar is a stub. Muhammad Iqbal, Persian PsalmsLahore, Topic select a agberry During the war years, he worked at various posts in London to support the war effort with his linguistic skills.

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J Arberry Book 76 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Inhis war work finished, he was appointed to succeed V. The Legacy of Persiaed.