Murtadā az-Zabīdī (d. 1791) in Biographical and Autobiographical Accounts. Glimpses of Islamic Scholarship in the 18th Century

Murtadā az-Zabīdī (d. 1791) in Biographical and Autobiographical Accounts. Glimpses of Islamic... 64 stefan reichmuth MURTA|@ AZ-ZABµDµ (D. 1791) IN BIOGRAPHICAL AND AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNTS. GLIMPSES OF ISLAMIC SCHOLARSHIP IN THE 18TH CENTURY 1 VON STEFAN REICHMUTH Bochum There are very few Islamic scholars of the 18th century who made a more lasting impact on Arabic and Islamic learning than the In- dian ‡ar”f Mu¥ammad Murta⁄‚ az-Zab”d” (1145-1205/1732-91) 2 . His fame is mainly connected with the largest Arabic dictionary, © Koninklijke Brill BV, Leiden, 1999 Die Welt des Islams 39, 1 1 The article greatly profited from a draft paper which was prepared in 1989 by Mustafa A. Ali, Khartoum, and R. S. O’Fahey, Bergen. It also included a trans- lation of the text presented below which provided the basis for my own. The draft was generously made available to me by R. S. O’Fahey for further use. I neverthe- less take full responsibility for text and translation, and I also wish to express my gratitude to R. S. O’Fahey for providing me with a copy of the printed edition of al-Ahdal, an-Nafas al-yam‚n” (see below). I further thank Anke v. Kügelgen, Michael Kemper (Bochum), Bernd Radtke (Utrecht), Isaac O. Ogunbiyi (Lagos) and Dimitri Gutas (New Haven/Conn.) for their comments http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Die Welt des Islams Brill

Murtadā az-Zabīdī (d. 1791) in Biographical and Autobiographical Accounts. Glimpses of Islamic Scholarship in the 18th Century

Die Welt des Islams, Volume 39 (1): 64 – Jan 1, 1999

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© 1999 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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64 stefan reichmuth MURTA|@ AZ-ZABµDµ (D. 1791) IN BIOGRAPHICAL AND AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNTS. GLIMPSES OF ISLAMIC SCHOLARSHIP IN THE 18TH CENTURY 1 VON STEFAN REICHMUTH Bochum There are very few Islamic scholars of the 18th century who made a more lasting impact on Arabic and Islamic learning than the In- dian ‡ar”f Mu¥ammad Murta⁄‚ az-Zab”d” (1145-1205/1732-91) 2 . His fame is mainly connected with the largest Arabic dictionary, © Koninklijke Brill BV, Leiden, 1999 Die Welt des Islams 39, 1 1 The article greatly profited from a draft paper which was prepared in 1989 by Mustafa A. Ali, Khartoum, and R. S. O’Fahey, Bergen. It also included a trans- lation of the text presented below which provided the basis for my own. The draft was generously made available to me by R. S. O’Fahey for further use. I neverthe- less take full responsibility for text and translation, and I also wish to express my gratitude to R. S. O’Fahey for providing me with a copy of the printed edition of al-Ahdal, an-Nafas al-yam‚n” (see below). I further thank Anke v. Kügelgen, Michael Kemper (Bochum), Bernd Radtke (Utrecht), Isaac O. Ogunbiyi (Lagos) and Dimitri Gutas (New Haven/Conn.) for their comments

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