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Title: Ra's Mal An-Nadim of Abu'l-Abbas Ahmad b Ali b. Baba al-Qashani : A critical editiont with introduction and summary of the contents
Author: Badawi, M. S.
Awarding Body: The University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 1975
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The present work is a critical edition of Ibn Baba's mal an-nadim, (part 1) 9 with Introduction (2), Summary (3) and Annotations The Ra's mal an-nadim. is a literary compendium composed in 501/ 1108 by Abu l-Abbas Ahmad b. Ali b. Baba of Qashan. The present edition is the first and is based on two manuscripts in Istanbul (Mss. S. and N. ) which are assumed to have been transcribed in the early 11th/16th and 12th/18th centuries respectively. It consists of facts and information about diverse aspects of the Arab-Islamic culture and was compiled to edify the reader and to serve as essential background knowledge for the nadims or "boon-companions". The present writer has classified the contents of his work (originally falling under about 120 headings), in seven major chapters.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.510985  DOI: Not available
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