Anthology of Islamic literature, from the rise of Islam to modern times.


[1st ed.].. New York, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston [1964] .

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Subjects Arabic literature -- Translations into English.
Arabic literature.
Islamic countries -- Literary collections.
Islamic countries.
Letterkunde.
Literatura inglesa -- Traducciones del árabe.
Littérature arabe -- Traductions anglaises.
Littérature iranienne -- Traductions anglaises.
Littérature persane -- Traductions anglaises.
Oosterse talen.
Persian literature -- Translations into English.
Persian literature.
Description vii, 379 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 378-379).
Also issued online.
Contents Islam's new world (1350-1800). Historical summary -- The Maldive Islands / Ibn Battutah -- Ten odes / Hafiz -- Group solidarity ; Conversations with Tamerlane / Ibn Khaldun -- The romance of Antar : Antar slays a lion -- The thousand and one nights : the tale of the three apples -- The thousand and one nights : Maruf the cobbler -- The women of Memphis / Jami -- Memoirs of a conqueror / Babur -- Mughal poetry -- Tobacco and coffee / Hajji Khalifah -- Briberty / Sari Mehmed Pasha -- Ottoman poetry -- The bloddy poplar / Karagöz.
The age of the Caliphs (632-1050). Historical summary -- The monkey and the tortoise / Ibn al-Muqaffa -- The Prophet Mohammed / Ibn Ishaq -- The new poets -- Clever sayings ; Flies and mosquitoes / Al-Jahiz -- The crucifixion of a mystic / Al-Hallaj -- Two poems / Rudaki -- Lauds / Al-Mutanabbi -- Sufi sayings / Al-Kalabadhi -- Rustam and Sohrab / Firdawsi -- Doubts / Al-Maarri -- Falling in love ; Anxiety / Ibn Hazm -- Moorish poetry.
Turks, Franks, and Mongols (1050-1350). Historical summary -- Advice to governors / Nizam al-Mulk -- The purchase of slaves / Kai Kaus -- Quatrains / Umar Khayyam -- Confessions of a troubled believer / Ah-Ghazzali -- Encounters in oriental cities / Al-Hariri -- Stories about Persian poets / Samarqandi -- Alone on a desert island / Ibn Tufayl -- A Moslem view of the crusaders / Usamah -- A pilgrimage to Mecca / Ibn Jubayr -- Star-crossed lovers / Nizami -- The demon and the sage / Al-Warawini -- The bird parliament / Attar -- Love poems ; Illustrations / Rumi -- Morals / Sadi.
Islamic proper names -- Islamic dates -- The Koran : scripture and literature -- Mecca chapters -- Medinan chapters -- Early Arabic poetry -- The odes of Amru al-Qays, Labid, and Tarafah -- Poems from early anthologies -- Proverbs.
Genre Literary collections.
Translations.
Geographic Area Asia
Africa
Network Numbers (OCoLC)323383
(OCoLC)ocm00323383
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kritzeck, James,
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