Textbook Classic by Carl Brockelmann in Open Access

Carl Brockelmann Arabische Grammatik

„Arabische Grammatik: Paradigmen, Literatur, Übungsstücke und Glossar“ [ 1 ] by Carl Brockelmann is now freely available in our Open Access collection MENAdoc. The textbook can be regarded as a “classic” for the study of Arabic. We have digitized the 14th edition from 1960.

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Carl Friedrich Brockelmann (1868 –1956) is regarded as one of the most important German Orientalists and Semitists. Together with Hans Wehr he was significantly involved in the transcription standard of the Arabic alphabet (transcription of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (DMG) and DIN-Norm DIN 31635).

1) Arabic Grammar: Paradigms, Literature, Exercises and Glossary

Conference in Halle on: “The Armenian Kingdom on the Mediterranean”

Cilicia in an international, cultural and political context

Das armenische Königreich am Mittelmeer - FlyerMESROP – the Centre for Armenian Studies organizes an international scientific conference on Cilician Armenia (in the 800th year of the death of Levon I).

The event will take place on 18 May 2019 at the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle (Saale).

On the occasion of the conference the Kunstmuseum Moritzburg in Halle presents the cabinet exhibition “LEVON I. (1187–1219) Ein armenischer König im staufischen Outremer”.

Here you will find the event programme.

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