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1Title:  The teaching and learning of Arabic in early modern Europe   
 Creator:  Loop, Jan | Hamilton, Alastair, 1941- | Burnett, Charles (Charles S. F.) 
 Notes:  Based on a conference held on 16 November 2013 at the National Museum of Antiquities (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, RMO), in Leiden. Includes bibliographical references and index. This volume brings together the leading experts in the history of European Oriental Studies. Their essays present a comprehensive history of the teaching and learning of Arabic in early modern Europe, covering a wide geographical area from southern to northern Europe and discussing the many ways and purposes for which the Arabic language was taught and studied by scholars, theologians, merchants, diplomats and prisoners. The contributions shed light on different methods and contents of language teaching in a variety of academic, scholarly and missionary contexts in the Protestant and the Roman Catholic world. But they also look beyond the institutional history of Arabic studies and consider the importance of alternative ways in which the study of Arabic was persued. 
 Extent:  xii, 354 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Arabic language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Europe -- History -- 17th century -- Congresses | Arabists -- Europe -- History -- 17th century -- Congresses

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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