“History and Development of Modern Persian Literature” by Bozorg Alavi written in 1964 is now available in our open access collection MENAdoc.
Professor Alavi describes the evolution of Persian prose and poetry since the beginning of the 20th century with a brief introduction on 19th century developments against the background of political and social change.
The Islamic Orient between past and future – a historical theological analysis of Islam in world affairs from 1960 by Walther Braune is now available in our open access collection MENAdoc.
Bibliotheca Islamica Volume 55
This edition of three early texts on the Muʿtazila is now available on our open access repository MENAdoc.
It was written by eminent members of that movement that elucidate its history and the main tenets and principles. Continue reading
Bibliotheca Islamica Volume 57
The critical edition of “Ākām al-marjān” by Badr al-Dīn al-Shiblī is now available on our open access repository MENAdoc.
This is a born-digital version with full text in Arabic and English. The book was published by the Orient Institut Beirut together with the Klaus Schwarz Verlag in 2017. Continue reading