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The Fihrist

Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq Ibn al-Nadīm

The Fihrist

a 10th century AD survey of Islamic culture

by Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq Ibn al-Nadīm

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Published by Great Books of the Islamic World, Inc., Distributed by KAZI Publications in [S.l.], Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic literature -- Bio-bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAbū ʼl-Faraj Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq al-Nadīm ; edited and translated by Bayard Dodge.
    GenreBio-bibliography.
    ContributionsDodge, Bayard, 1888-1972.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7052 .I213 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiv, 1149 p. :
    Number of Pages1149
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL104288M
    ISBN 101871031621
    LC Control Number99220662
    OCLC/WorldCa44672708

    Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World. Al-Fihrist, sometimes also referred to as Kitab al-fihrist (The catalog), is an index of all books written at the time in Arabic, by both Arab and non-Arab authors. It contains ten discourses. The subjects they cover are the scriptures holy to Muslims, Jews, and Christians, the hadith, history, law, biography, poetry, magic, and alchemy.

    The Fihrist of al-Nadīm: a tenth-century survey of Muslim culture / Bayard Dodge, editor and translator. Ibn al-Nadīm, Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq, fl. , Dodge, Bayard, . This is the first catalog (fihrist) every produced in the world. Written in 10th century Baghdad, the author lists the thousands of books available at that time in his father's bookstore.

    His great book, the Fihrist, gives ample testimony to the knowledge of pre-Islamic, Syriac, Greek, Sanskrit, Latin and Persian in classical Islamic civilization. Unfortunately of the Persian books listed by Ibn al-Nadim only a minute sample is extant.   The Arabic Literature on Alchemy According to an-Nadīm (a.d. ): A Translation of the Tenth Discourse of the Book of the Catalogue (al-fihrist) with Introduction and commentary Ambix 4 81 Fück Johann by: 1.


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The Fihrist is an index of all books written in Arabic by Arabs or non-Arabs. Ibn al-Nadim began to make this catalogue of authors and the names of their compositions for use in his father's. The Fihrist (“Index”), compiled by the bookseller Ibn al-Nadīm ingave a full account of the Arabic literature extant in the 10th century.

It covered all kinds of literature, from philology to alchemy, but most of these works unfortunately have been lost. It is obvious from this statement that AL-FIHRIST was not intended to be a mere book-list.

Al-Nadim had planned it to provide information on (i) each book with its correct title, (ii) the author’s name and other necessary details about him, and (iii) the subject matter of the book and the area of knowledge to which it belonged – the three main ingredients essential to the process of.

The Fihrist of al-Nad+ m, A Tenth-century survey of Muslim culture. Bayard Dodge. The Seventh Part. of the book Al-Fihrist, with accounts of the ancient and modern scholars, who were authors, with the names of the books they composed.

The composition of Muh# ammad ibn Ish# q al-Nad+ m, known as Abk al-Faraj ibn Abi Yaqk b al-Warr q. Description: This book fills a long-standing gap in Arabic-Islamic studies. Hasan Shuraydi presents an in-depth survey of relevant themes that concern youth and old age in Medieval Arabic literature in an informative and entertaining style intended for specialists and non-specialists.

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Addeddate Identifier fihrist Identifier-ark ark://t0cv4fb06 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi. The Kitāb al-fihrist (Book of the Index) of the Bāb.

Introduction, Stephen Lambden. Composed on on 15th Jumada II AH / 21st June CE after his Ḥajj or pilgrimage, the early Kitāb al-fihrist (Book of the Index) of the Bāb, among other things, lists his writings up to the time of composition, detailing titles, subsections and to some extent contents.“An Edition of Kitāb al-Fihrist by Ibn al-Nadīm (d.

/) based on the version of Riḍa Tajaddud,” Ph.D. diss., Exeter,pub. as al-Fehrest le-Ebn al-Nadīm: ṣeyāḡa ḥadīṯa, Qatar, (with book titles arranged alphabetically under authors’ names, and sometimes with information added about existing manuscripts or.Mr.

Samer al-Qadri and his wife Mrs. Glennar Hajo came to Istanbul in after the Syrian police had raided their Publishing house, Bright Fingers, back in Damascus, leaving most of their property and books behind with no chance of coming back.

After almost a .