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The Thousand and One Nights (Alf Layla Wa-Layla) (2 Vols.): The Classic Edition (1984-1994) (Paperback)

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By Muhsin Mahdi, Aboubakr Chraïbi (Contribution by)
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This is a paperback reprint in two volumes of Muhsin Mahdi's classic edition of the oldest preserved manuscript of The Thousand and One Nights kept in the Biblioth que Nationale de France in Paris, which was originally published in three volumes (1984-1994). The reprint includes the original survey (in Arabic) of both the print and manuscript traditions of The Thousand and One Nights, with extensive notes and four appendices.

Volume 1. Introduction by Aboubakr Chra bi; Preface by Muhsin Mahdi; Arabic Text
Volume 2. Critical Apparatus; Description of Manuscripts; Indexes, Errata by Ibrahim Akel


About the Author


Muhsin Mahdi (1926-2007), Phd. University of Chicago, James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic at Harvard University (from 1969 until his retirement in 1996). He was a leading authority on Arabian history, philology, and philosophy. This first critical edition of The Thousand and One Nights is his best known work.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004256491
ISBN-10: 9004256490
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: May 15th, 2014
Pages: 284
Language: Arabic