Prof Dr Hisham al-Azmi, head of the Egyptian National Library (Dar al-Kutub), accompanied by Prof Dr Atef Mansour and Dr Muhammad from the Egyptian Fayoum University, visited our Specialized Information Service (FID) in Halle Continue reading
„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.
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).
Hip Hop Language
Hip Hop word battles are a global phenomenon in pop culture. The verbal combats, however, were not only imported into the Arabic-speaking world, but they also formed a “remix” with the local culture. Continue reading
Volume 131 of the „Beiruter Texte und Studien“
Volume 131 of the „Beiruter Texte und Studien“ is is now freely available here in our open access repository MENAdoc.
Volume 128 of the “Beiruter Texte und Studien”
Volume 128 of the “Beiruter Texte und Studien” is now freely available here in our open access repository MENAdoc.
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.
“Abū Nuwās : a Study on the Arabic Literature of the Early Abbasid Period.” by Ewald Wagner
Abū 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.