Sezgin Online

Sezgin OnlineSezgin Online consists of volumes 1-9 of Fuat Sezgin’s renowned Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums (GAS), the largest and most modern bio-bibliography for the Arabic literary tradition in general and the history of science and technology in the Islamic world in particular.

The Geschichte des arabischen Schrifttums includes content from 9 of the original volumes (4,959 pages total in print) and is full-text searchable. Sezgin Online II consists of volumes 10-17 of GAS. These volumes were originally published in print in Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany.

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Sezgin Online

Sezgin Online II

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About the edition

Description by the provider Adam Matthew Digital

Sezgin Online offers bio-bibliographical information about renowned figures (writers, poets, philosophers, physicians, scientists, linguists etc.) from the Islamic world in the following subjects:

  • Qur’anic studies, law, mysticism (vol. 1)
  • poetry in Arabic until the eleventh century CE (vol. 2)
  • the history of Islamic medicine (vol. 3)
  • chemistry (vol. 4)
  • mathematics (vol. 5)
  • astronomy (vol. 6)
  • astrology (vol. 7)
  • lexicography (vol. 8)
  • grammar (vol. 9)

Sezgin Online II contains:

  • geography and cartography (vols. 10, 11, 12, 13)
  • anthropogeography (vols. 14, 15)
  • literature (vols. 16, 17)

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