Medieval Islamic Encyclopaedism

Relevant works on Medieval Islamic Encyclopaedism

  • Gerhard Endress (ed.), Organizing knowledge: Encyclopaedic activities in the pre-eighteenth century Islamic world, Brill, Leiden, 2006
  • Elias Ibrahim Muhanna, Encyclopaedism in the Mamluk Period: The Composition of Shihāb al-Dīn al-Nuwayrī’s (d. 1333) Nihāyat al-Arab fī Funūn al-Adab, PhD thesis, Harvard, 2012
  • Hans Hinrich Biesterfeldt. “Arabisch-islamische Enzyklopädien: Formen und Funktionen.” In Die Enzyklopädie im Wandel vom Hockmittelalter bis zur frühen Neuzeit, edited by Christel Meier, 43-83. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2002. ———.
  • Hans Hinrich Biesterfeldt, “Medieval Arabic encyclopedias of science and philosophy.” In The Medieval Hebrew Encyclopedia of Science and Philosophy: Proceedings of the Bar-Ilan University Conference, edited by Steven Harvey, 77-98. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.
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