A Handbook of Modern Arabic Historical Scholarship on the Ancient and Medieval Periods

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Editor: Amar S. Baadj
A Handbook of Modern Arabic Historical Scholarship on the Ancient and Medieval Periods presents 16 studies about modern Arab academic scholarship on the Ancient and Medieval Worlds covering disciplines as diverse as Assyriology and Mamluk studies as well as historiographical schools in the Arab World.
This unique work is the first of its kind in any language. It is an important resource for scholars and students of the Ancient Near East and North Africa, Classical and Byzantine studies, and medieval Islamic history who would like to learn more about the work done by their colleagues in the Arab World in these fields over the last 7 decades and to benefit from Arabic secondary sources in their research.

دليل الدراسات العربية الحديثة حول العصور القديمة والوسيطة
يحتوي هذا الكتاب على 61 بحثا حول الدراسات الأكاديمية المتعلّقة بتاريخ العصور القديمة والوسيطة في العالم العربي، وتغطي هذه الأبحاث تخصصات علمية متنوعة منها الدراسات المسمارية والدراسات المملوكية، إضافةً إلى بعض المدارس التاريخية العربية المعاصرة. الكتاب فريد من نوعه والأول في كافة اللغات، ويُشكّل مصدرا هاما للباحثين والطلبة في دراسات الشرق الأدنى القديم وشمال إفريقيا في العصور القديمة والدراسات الكلاسيكية والبيزنطية والتاريخ الإسلامي الوسيط، وكذلك للمهتمين بعلمي التاريخ والآثار في الدول العربية.

Contributors
Emad Abou-Ghazi, Al-Amin Abouseada, Youcef Aibeche, Sidi Mohammed Alaioud, Abdulhadi Alajmi, Allaoua Amara, Lotfi Ben Miled, Brahim El Kadiri Boutchich, Usama Gad, Azeddine Guessous, Fayza Haikal, Hani Hamza, Laith Hussein, Nasir al-Kaabi, Khaled Kchir, Mohammed Maraqten, Amr Omar, Abdelaziz Ramadan.

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Amar S. Baadj, Ph.D. (2012), University of Toronto, is a post-doctoral researcher at Trier University. His research focuses on medieval North Africa and Arabic historiography. Among his publications is Saladin, the Almohads and the Banū Ghāniya: The Contest for North Africa (12th and 13th centuries), (Brill, 2015).

Contributors
Emad Abou-Ghazi, Al-Amin Abouseada, Youcef Aibeche, Sidi Mohammed Alaioud, Abdulhadi Alajmi, Allaoua Amara, Lotfi Ben Miled, Brahim El Kadiri Boutchich, Usama Gad, Azeddine Guessous, Fayza Haikal, Hani Hamza, Laith Hussein, Nasir al-Kaabi, Khaled Kchir, Mohammed Maraqten, Amr Omar, Abdelaziz Ramadan.
English Preface
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Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors

Part 1: The Study of the Ancient World


1 Assyriologie in Irak: Ein kurzer Überblick
Laith M. Hussein

2 Egyptian Egyptology, from Its Birth in the Late Nineteenth Century until the Early 2000s: The Founding Generations
Fayza Haikal and Amr Omar

3 Historiography of Pre-Islamic Arabia: Arab Scholars and Their Contributions to the Writing of the History of Ancient Yemen
Mohammed Maraqten

4 Contributions des chercheurs marocains dans l’enseignement de l’histoire ancienne
Sidi Mohammed Alaioud

5 Les sciences de l’antiquité en l’Algérie : bilan et perspectives
Youcef Aibeche

6 Receptions of Classical Antiquity in Egypt and the Arab World: Parallel Narratives, Invisible Corpora and a Troubled Archive
Usama Gad

Part 2: The Study of the Middle Ages


7 The Study of Byzantine History in Egypt (1945–2017)
Abdelaziz Ramadan

8 Hichem Djaït, maître d’une école historique pour l’étude de l’Islam
Khaled Kchir

9 The Umayyads in Contemporary Arabic Historical Writing
Abdulhadi Alajmi

10 Historical Writing in Modern Iraq: Personalities and Trends
Nasir al-Kaabi

11 L’histoire sociale et économique médiévale de Al-Maġrib et Al-Andalus chez les chercheurs arabes
Brahim El Kadiri Boutchich et Azeddine Guessous

12 Les travaux d’histoire médiévale dans les universités algériennes: bilan et tendances actuelles
Allaoua Amara

13 Mamluk Studies in the Arab World
Emad Abou-Ghazi

14 Modern Egyptian Arabic Scholarship on Mamluk Arts and Architecture (1250–1517)
Hani Hamza

15 Les études académiques arabes en histoire concernant « les relations Maghreb-Machreq » au Moyen Âge
Lotfi Ben Miled

16 Modern Arabic Historical Scholarship on Medieval Europe: A Bibliographical Study
Al-Amin Abouseada

Index
All those interested in Ancient Near Eastern, Classical, Byzantine, Medieval, and Arabic-Islamic studies as well as modern Arab intellectual history, and the history of historiography.