New frontiers of Arabic papyrology : Arabic and multilingual texts from early Islam /
edited by Sobhi Bouderbala, Sylvie Denoix, Matt Malczycki.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
xix, 200 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
9004345132, 9789004345133
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Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2017]
contents note
Multicultural texts. Arabia, Arabs, and, "Arabic" in Greek documents from Egypt / Janneke de Jong -- Writing exercises from early Islamic Bawit (with an appendix) / Lajos Berkes -- Changing money and shifting languages in Fatimid Egypt: a late-Coptic account book from the papers of Noël (Aimé-)Giron / Sebastian Richter -- Arabic thoughts, Greek numbers, Coptic script: two accounting documents from Fatimid Fayyum / Marie Legendre -- Reading different kinds of texts. Arabic letters of condolence on papyrus / Khaled Younes -- A comparison of P.Utah.Ar. inv. 205 to the canonical hadith collections: the written raw material of early hadith study / Matt Malczycki -- Etude épigraphique des graffiti de la Grande Mosquée de Kairouan / Lotfi Abdeljaouad -- The language and transmission of texts. From qusṭal to jahbadh: an aspect of transition on the Egyptian tax-collecting system / Manabu Kameya -- A Sufi scroll, a nasab, a ta'rikh? a medieval text still alive today? / Ursula Bsees -- A fragment of an unusual Arabic almanac for 297 AH/910 CE (P.Berl. inv. 12793) / Johannes Thomann.
New Frontiers of Arabic Papyrology' contains research presented at the 5th congress of the International Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP) held in Tunis in 2012. Like previous ISAP volumes, this one focuses on the transformative era of the Islamic conquests, although some of the articles treat later periods. The volume contains articles relevant to Arabic, Coptic, and Greek papyrology. There is also work on folk religion, astronomy, and epigraphy.
language note
In English with one contribution in French.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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