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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He attended Portsmouth Grammar School, and entered Pembroke College, Cambridge, inwhere he studied classics and oriental languages. There is also a atberry of oriental newscuttings, reproductions of oriental manuscripts and typescripts of works by other writers.

Arberry, A. J. (Arthur John) [WorldCat Identities]

J Arberry Book 50 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide A study of the rebirth of Persian literature from the ninth to fifteenth centuries.

The Holy Koran, An introductionLondon, Retrieved 29 February With the outbreak of war in he was transferred to the War Office and then to the Ministry of Information in London.

Topic select a topic Submit a Book Review. The focus was on the significance of Islam, considered to be the dominant religion of the Middle East since the seventh century. Avicenna on Theologyed.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Discourses of Rumitr. Arberry published over sixty works, as well as a translation of the Koran The Koran InterpretedLondon, He died in Cambridge on 2 October From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The poems expertly translated here show his best features: This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat The Koran interpreted by A. Muhammad Iqbal, The Tulip of Sinaitr. Most widely held works by A. Beatty Sir Alfred Chester Knight, metallurgist and art collector. Fifty Poems of HafizCambridge, Classical Persian LiteratureLondon, British OrientalistsLondon, Professor Arberry has rendered the Koran into clear and lyrical English while carefully preserving the incomparable artistry of the Arabic original.


Specimens of Arabic and Persian PalaeographyLondon, The three faiths predominantly concerned – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam – have retained their separateness and have been in different degrees torn asunder by schisms; but less well known has been the degree of co-operation between the three faiths and their multifarious sects, throughout history.

Islam Todayed. This article about an Islamic scholar is a stub. British Contributions to Persian StudiesLondon, But because I have experienced the Divine Light, I need not wish for any higher grace. Inhis war work finished, he was appointed to succeed V. Religion in the Middle Easted.

It begins with a substantial introduction in English by Professor Arberry on the development, nature, forms and rhythms of Arabic poetry. These men were devoted to building a bridge between the peoples of Europe and Asia. Contributing Author Reviewed Author. The intention is to present a panorama arberty Muslim life and thought and achievement as depicted from within. This man was accused of being a heretic and had to defend himself by writing an explanation that his statements were misinterpreted and that the accusers were not properly informed regarding the topic.

Aspects of Islamic civilization as depicted in the original texts by A. J Arberry Book 59 editions published between and in English and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide It is generally accepted that the Middle East witnessed the ancient rise of monotheism and its dissemination.

Hafiz went on to become a professor of Koranic exegesis in a college specially founded for him. Of the very numerous epics and arnerry ascribed to Attar perhaps nine may be recognized as authentic. Retrieved August 11, Arberry also introduced to an English-speaking audience the work of Malta’s national poet, Carmelo Psailapopularly known as Dun Karm, [5] in the bilingual anthology Dun Karm, poet of Malta.

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The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Arthur Arberry in E. Shiraz; Persian city of saints and poets by A.

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

It should of course be confessed that they constitute the merest fragments of literatures preserved in overwhelming arthr, exceeding many times what has survived from ancient Greece and Rome, a repertory of many tens of thousands of volumes, the majority still in manuscript, not a few of immense length. The Library of the India OfficeLondon, Nicholls, eds, Dictionary of national biographyOxford University Press,pp. J Jkhn Book 48 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Archive Record Table of contents. This books is a collection of biographies of Sufis, Mystics and Muslims saints.

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.

Biographical notes on the poets are placed at the end of the arrberry. Arberry’s translation has been the finest one available, its magnificently written verse making the Koran accessible to a Western audience.