Classic Arabic Texts Online is now available on our new platform, Scholarly Editions, in a completely new design and interface. Brill's Scholarly Editions is designed to provide an uninterrupted reading experience and to display parallel texts side by side. From 1 January 2022 onwards, the parallel run will end and the Classic Arabic Texts Online will only be accessible on Brill's Scholarly Editions platform.
Classic Arabic Texts Online (CATO) offers approx. 19,000 pages of classic Brill editions of Arabic texts in a full-text searchable format and accessible from one single point of entry.
CATO includes the following titles:
Bibliotheca Geographorum Arabicorum (with indices and glossaries!) edited by M.J. de Goeje and J.H. Kramers
• De Goeje’s edition of al-Ṭabarī’s
Taʾrīkh al-rusul wa l-mulūk • De Goeje’s edition of al-Balādhūrī’s
Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān •
Origins of the Islamic State by Murgotten and Hitti, the English translation of al-Balādhūrī’s
Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān
All texts together offer the researcher a unique and invaluable experience.
Classic Arabic Texts Online will be the only available online resource offering full text searchable Arabic texts.
Features and benefits:
• Unique format of full text searchable text in Arabic
Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān published in Arabic and English together for the first time
• Approx. 18,500 pages Arabic, 500 English