Book/Printed MaterialSummary of the History of the Arabs. Louis-Amélie Sédillot was a French astronomer and orientalist, son of Jean-Jacques Sédillot, who influenced the boy toward pursuing these same interests. Sédillot the younger translated and published Arabic astronomical works. Khulasat Tarikh al-'Arab (Summary of the history of the Arabs) is a translation and adaption by 'Ali Mubārak Pasha of Louis-Amélie Sédillot's Histoire des Arabes. Mubārak is revered as the father of modern education...
- Contributor: Sédillot, L.-A. (Louis-Amélie)
- Date: 1892
Book/Printed MaterialArab Art as Seen Through the Monuments of Cairo: From the Seventh Century to the End of the 18th.
L'art arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire : depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe L'art arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire: depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe (Arab art as seen through the monuments of Cairo: From the seventh century to the end of the 18th) is an immense, sumptuously produced work that illustrates the richness of Islamic art and architecture as seen in the streets, buildings, monuments, decorative arts, and books and manuscripts of...
- Contributor: Prisse D'avennes
- Date: 1877
Book/Printed MaterialThe preaching of Islam; a history of the propagation of the Muslim faith, The Preaching of Islam: A History of the Propagation of the Muslim Faith is an important early work by the British Orientalist and historian of Islamic art Sir Thomas Walker Arnold (1864-1930). Arnold was born in Devonport, Devon, England, and graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge. In 1888 he moved to British India, where he taught philosophy at the Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College (present-day Aligarh Muslim...
- Contributor: Arnold, Thomas Walker
- Date: 1913
Book/Printed MaterialUnexplored Syria. Visits to the Libanus, the Tulúl el Safá, the Anti-Libanus, the northern Libanus, and the 'Aláh.
- Contributor: Burton, Richard Francis - Drake, Charles F. Tyrwhitt (Charles Frederick Tyrwhitt)
- Date: 1872