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flesh of the prey is analogous to saving the life of a dying animal, as mentioned in the reli- gious sources.65 Yet, regardless of al-Nāshirī’s explanations, it is doubtful whether those setting out on a hunt were motivated by the need for food or for ensuring a means of subsistence for their

In: Mamluks and Animals
Author: Michael Kemper

Krachkovskii’s life, including his youth in Vilnius, his studies in St. Petersburg, his field work in Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Egypt (June 1908–July 1910), and another trip to Holland (via Leipzig and Halle, June/July 1914). From reading the present work we also get a clear idea of what it was like to

In: Among Arabic Manuscripts
Author: Jan Schmidt

the first place! That day, in his view, his rank or his life counted for nothing and didn’t have the slightest value. The life he had been living during the previous four days he could not call life, having been a soldier who during a period of twenty-five years when he had been participating in two

In: The Orientalist Karl Süssheim Meets the Young Turk Officer İsma’il Hakkı Bey
Author: Jan Schmidt

and its monuments as we find, for instance, in travel books of the time. Although he describes walks and longer outings, such entries hardly say anything about what he sees, but concentrates on what he hears other people say. Of street life, Süssheim only once mentions a performance of a public story

In: The Orientalist Karl Süssheim Meets the Young Turk Officer İsma’il Hakkı Bey
Author: Maher Jarrar

Place in the History of Culture (New Haven and 558 jarrar Since 1998, I have followed closely the image of Christ in the contemporary Arabic novel, which has motivated me to research further the topic in other literatures. I expanded on this topic in a study that appeared in 2006: Jesus is omnipresent

In: The Heritage of Arabo-Islamic Learning
Author: Mohsen Goudarzi

, according to the Arabic prologue, what motivated Sultan Bayezid II to have this register prepared was his special regard for “the books of the religious sciences.” 8 In a similar manner, the first part of the inventory begins with the most revered holdings, namely, manuscripts of the Qurʾan, followed

In: Treasures of Knowledge: An Inventory of the Ottoman Palace Library (1502/3-1503/4) (2 vols)

and Muslims, and the situation (legal and de facto) of Christians living under Muslim rule and of Muslims under Christian rule. Its sole aim is to provide some background to the works and authors included in this volume. 1 See H. Teule, ‘Christian-Muslim interaction 1200-1350. A historical and

In: Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History. Volume 5 (1350-1500)

objection is based on ethical grounds. He is convinced that polemics not only hamper the quest for knowledge but that the polemicist also denies his adversary’s right to speak before they even have a chance to do so. Foucault implicitly suggests that polemics are remnants of past practices that “Men Living

In: The Religious Polemics of the Muslims of Late Medieval Christian Iberia

’s statuses on social media. Rather, people are usually motivated to post a status of their own and receive likes from others. 47 This episteme places stress on notions of curation and erudition since it is tempting, from a digital point of view, to merely offer the evidence (all the evidence) and let the

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In: Among Digitized Manuscripts. Philology, Codicology, Paleography in a Digital World

the Acquisition of Arts and Sciences (of which Nawfal was an active member) may have played a key role in motivating this deposit with the College, both societies having had a close relation with the SPC . In general, the Nawfal Collection covers a wide range of subjects, ranging from

In: Manuscripts, Politics and Oriental Studies