Book: Edward G. Browne «A Literary History of Persia: Volume IV: Modern Times (1500-1924)»

A Literary History of Persia: Volume IV: Modern Times (1500-1924)

London, 1928 год. Cambridge University Press. Сохранность хорошая. Пожелтевшие страницы. На страницах подписи карандашом и ручкой. Nearly a hundred years since its publication, E. G. Browne's A Literary History of Persia remains a classic work in English on the subject. Spanning four volumes, it took Browne over 25 years to write and whilst it concentrates on Persian literature, it surveys many aspects of Persian culture from prehistory to the twentieth century. Volume one covers the period from the earliest periods of Persian historyuntil Firdawsi (AD 935-1020) a highly revered poet. Volume two looks at the early medieval period and in particular on the poet Saadi. Volume three focuses on the Tartar Dominion (1265-1502) and volume four 'Modern Times' covers from 1500 to 1924. A remarkable achievement upon first publication, Cambridge University Press is pleased to be able to bring its edition of this seminal work back into print.

Издательство: "Cambridge University Press" (1928)

Формат: 150x225, 1064 стр.

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Edward G. Browne

Edward Granville Browne (* 7. Februar 1862 in Stouts Hill, Uley, Gloucestershire, England; † 5. Januar 1926 in Cambridge) war ein britischer Orientalist, der zahlreiche Artikel und Bücher von akademischem Wert veröffentlichte, hauptsächlich in den Gebieten Geschichte und Literatur. Als "Sir Thomas Adams' Professor of Arabic" an der Universität Cambridge widmete er seine Hauptarbeit der persischen Philologie.

Seine Geschichte der persischen Literatur (A Literary History of Persia), die in den Jahren 1902, 1906, 1920 und 1924 erschien, ist bis heute lediglich in Einzelheiten überholt.

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Nach seinem Tod im Jahre 1925 schrieb der persische Gelehrte Mirza Muhammad Qazvini: "Die Existenz von Browne war für Persien ein von Gott gegebener Segen" ("the existence of Browne was for Persia a God-given blessing.") [1]

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  • F. Babinger: Nachruf auf Edward Granville Browne, in: Islam 16 (1924), S. 114
  1. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/1567302.stm

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