2019 - 2020

0631-2220-01
  Characteristics of Classical Literature  
FACULTY OF HUMANITIES | ARABIC AND ISLAMIC STUDIES
Amir LernerRosenberg - Jewish Studies001 Mon1000-1200 Sem  1
 
 
University credit hours:  2.0

Course description

A survey of major characteristics in medieval Arabic literature: Description of the bases and foundations of "Adab" literature, such as ancient pre-Islamic Arabic ethos and poetry, emergence and consolidation of Islam, Greek philosophy and Indo-Persian culture (etc.). A consideration of some forces (for example: nomad life and sedentary, Arabs and foreigners) involved in shaping and constructing a rich and diverse literary product, mainly high evolved prose genres of ʿAbbasid caliphate and later times.

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