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Hermes, Nizar F.

The [European] Other in Medieval Arabic Literature and Culture

Hermes, Nizar F. - The [European] Other in Medieval Arabic Literature and Culture, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Be(Yond)Fore Orientalism; Medieval Muslims and the Other
Nizar F. Hermes

2. Translation, Travel, and the Other: The Fascination with Greek and Oriental Cultures
Nizar F. Hermes

3. European Barbarity and Civilization in Some Medieval Arabic Geographical Sources: Al-Mas‘Udi and Al-Bakri as Two Case Studies
Nizar F. Hermes

4. Writing the North: Europe and Europeans in Medieval Arabic Travel Literature
Nizar F. Hermes

5. Poetry, Frontiers, and Alterity: Views and Perceptions of Al-Rum (Byzantines) and Al-Ifranja (Franks)
Nizar F. Hermes

6. Conclusion
Nizar F. Hermes

Keywords: Literature, Medieval Literature, History of Medieval Europe, Classical and Antique Literature, Islam, History of Religion, Middle Eastern Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
258 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137081650
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29213-4

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