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Les périples de Kalila et Dimna: Itinéraires de fables dans les arts et la littérature du monde islamique
Language: en
Pages: 434
Authors: Eloïse Brac de la Perrière, Aïda El Khiari, Annie Vernay-Nouri
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-31 - Publisher: BRILL

This book marks a major contribution to the study of Arabic illustrated manuscripts of Kalīla wa-Dimna and its Persian and Ottoman versions. The studies gathered in this volume showcase a wide diversity of approaches crossing textual investigation, codicological and iconographic study, and laboratory analysis. Ce livre constitue une contribution majeure
Kalila wa Dimna
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Munther Younes
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Specifically designed for students of Arabic, this fully illustrated rendition of the Arabic literary classic enhances students’ reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills through the medium of these fun, engaging, and culturally relevant tales. The first part of this second edition follows the original order of the stories, with new
Kalila and Dimna
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Nasrullah Munshi
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-30 - Publisher: Hackett Publishing

"This masterful translation of one of the most popular books of world literature makes available to an English readership the animal tales known collectively as Kalila and Dimna. Named after the two jackals of Pancatantra fame, this collection of stories is based on a 12th-century Persian translation of an 8th-century
Medieval Islamic Civilization
Language: en
Pages: 933
Authors: Josef W. Meri
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Medieval Islamic Civilization examines the socio-cultural history of the regions where Islam took hold between the seventh and sixteenth century. This important two-volume work contains over 700 alphabetically arranged entries, contributed and signed by international scholars and experts in fields such as Arabic languages, Arabic literature, architecture, art history, history,
Kalīla Wa-Dimna
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Jill Sanchia Cowen, Lecturer at Manhattan College in Riverdale New York and a Fellow at the New York Institute for Humanities Jill Sanchia Cowen
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The Kalila wa Dimna, animal tales known in the West through Les Fables of La Fontaine, can be traced to 4th-century India. Written for the edification and amusement of princes and magistrates, they were second in popularity only to the Koran. The witty dialogue of the animal characters, led by