Kitab 'Uyun al-Akhbar (4 vol in 2) كتاب عيون الأخبار

By: Ibn Qutaybah (213/828 - 276-889) ابن قتيبة الدينوري

Language: Arabic


4 vol in a 2 book set, The Book of Choice Narratives, an early Encyclopedia of Arab history by Abd Allah ibn Muslim Ibn Qutaybah (213/828-276/889?). This work set the pattern for many later encyclopedias, and includes 10 parts: Rulers; Warfare; Leadership; Dispositions and Ill Conduct; Knowledge and Exposition; Asceticism; Friends and Brothers; Wants; Food; Women-folk. Ibn Qutaybah's literary style makes for a pleasing reading experience and serves as an example.

Editing of Muhammad al-Iskandarani

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Product Details
Pages: 4 volumes in 2 books
Publisher:Dar al-Kitab al-Arabi, Beirut, 2002
Dimensions:17 x 24 cm
Topic:Early Work - Arab Encyclopedia - History - Adab

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