Arthur John Arberry, as Head of the Department of Classics at Cairo University, acquired a firsthand knowledge of literary and social conditions in the Islamic. Results 1 – 12 of 27 The Doctrine of The Sufis: Kitab al-Ta’arruf li-Madhhab Ahl al-Tasawwuf. Jun 7, by Abu Bakr Al-Kalabadhi and Arthur John Arberry. ARTHUR JOHN ARBERRY. The death of Professor Arthur John Arberry at his home in Cambridge on. 2 October , at the age of 64, after a long-drawn-out.

Author: Yohn Fenrisho
Country: Trinidad & Tobago
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 27 August 2006
Pages: 364
PDF File Size: 15.82 Mb
ePub File Size: 2.7 Mb
ISBN: 358-7-57736-555-2
Downloads: 31841
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nikozshura

Born at Portsmouth on 12 Mayhe went to Cambridge University in with a classics scholarship and subsequently studied Persian and Arabic with R. Nicholson and other noted scholars. After graduation and a study year in Cairo, during which time he also visited Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria, he was appointed head of the classics department at Cairo University inbut returned to London in as assistant librarian at the India Office. With the outbreak of war in he was transferred to the War Office and then to the Ministry of Information in London.


Inhis war hohn finished, he was appointed to succeed V. Minorsky in the chair of Persian at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University; two years later he transferred to the chair of Arabic.

In he was appointed to the Sir Thomas Wrthur professorship of Arabic at Cambridge, where he remained until his death on 2 October His complete bibliography shows a total of some ninety books that he wrote, translated, or edited, a similar number of scholarly articles, and many reviews and other short contributions.

His most outstanding work was the English translation of the Koran, which superseded all previous efforts in this field. His catalogues of the oriental manuscripts in the India Office, Cambridge University, and Chester Beatty libraries provide an essential tool for all scholars working in the Islamic field. ArberryBedford, The Holy Koran, An introductionLondon, The Legacy of Persiaed.

Arthur John Arberry – Wikipedia

Submitted tags will be reviewed by site administrator before it is posted online. If you enter several tags, separate with commas.


Topic select a topic The Doctrine of the Sufistr. The Library of the India OfficeLondon, Specimens of Arabic and Persian PalaeographyLondon, British Contributions to Persian StudiesLondon, British OrientalistsLondon, Introduction to the History of SufismCalcutta, Islam Todayed.

Modern Persian ReaderCambridge, Muhammad Iqbal, The Tulip of Sinaitr.

A.J. Arberry biography and a review of his work

Fifty Poems of HafizCambridge, The Cambridge School of ArabicCambridge, Muhammad Iqbal, Persian PsalmsLahore, The Spiritual Physic of Rhazestr. Avicenna on Theologyed.

The Ring of the Dove, by Ibn Hazmtr. Moorish Poetry, A translationCambridge, The Koran InterpretedLondon, The Seven Odestr. Revelation and Reason in IslamLondon, Classical Persian LiteratureXrthur, The Arberey of the RubaiyatLondon, Omar Khayyam and FitzGeraldLondon, A Maltese AnthologyOxford, Discourses of Rumitr.

Tales from the Masnavitr.

Encyclopædia Iranica

More Tales from the Masnavitr. Religion in the Middle Easted.

December 15, Last Updated: August 11, This article is available in print. Privacy Policy Add Comment.