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.

Book on MENAdoc

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

Journal of the DMG Volume 163 Online

Journal of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (ZDMG) Volume 163, 2013

Volume 163 of the “Zeitung der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft” (ZDMG) is now available in our Open Access repository MENAdoc. After the embargo period in copyright law, we are now permitted to freely publish this 2013 edition.

Founded in 1845, the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (DMG) has been publishing its own journal since 1847. The journal touches on all areas of Oriental Studies and belongs to the most important orientalist periodicals, even beyond the German-speaking world.

Here you find the volume 163.

Here you find all volumes since 1847.

Study on Abū Nuwās new on MENAdoc

“Abū Nuwās : a Study on the Arabic Literature of the Early Abbasid Period.” by Ewald Wagner

Abū Nuwās : eine Studie zur arabischen Literatur der frühen 'Abbāsidenzeit von Ewald WagnerAbū Nuwās (756–814) was born in the city of Ahvaz in modern-day Iran. He was a master of all genres of Arabic poetry. He also became a popular figure in fiction. Abū Nuwās appears several times in “The Book of One Thousand and One Nights”.

In his 1965 study, Ewald Wagner introduces the life, views and cultural environment of Abū Nuwās. He presents the poet’s themes and examines his language and poetic means.

The book is now freely available as retro-digitisation in our open access repository MENAdoc.