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by Al-Jahiz,Professor R.B. Serjeant,al- Jahiz,R. B. Serjeant


by Al-Jahiz (Author), Professor . Serjeant (Author), al- Jahiz (Author), R. B. Serjeant (Translator) & 1 more. a beautiful mind (J and S).

by Al-Jahiz (Author), Professor . ISBN-13: 978-1859641415. The book is silent as long as you need silence, eloquent whenever you want discourse. He never interrupts you if you are engaged but if you feel lonely he will be a good companion. He is a friend who never deceives or falters you, and he is a companion who does not grow tired of you -Al-Jahiz.

Abū ʿUthman ʿAmr ibn Baḥr al-Kinānī al-Baṣrī (Arabic: أبو عثمان عمرو بن بحر الكناني البصري‎), commonly known as al-Jāḥiẓ (Arabic: الجاحظ‎; born 776; died December 868/January 869) was an Arab prose writer and author of works of literature, Mu'ta.

Abū ʿUthman ʿAmr ibn Baḥr al-Kinānī al-Baṣrī (Arabic: أبو عثمان عمرو بن بحر الكناني البصري‎), commonly known as al-Jāḥiẓ (Arabic: الجاحظ‎; born 776; died December 868/January 869) was an Arab prose writer and author of works of literature, Mu'tazili theology, and politico-religious polemics. He was Abū ʿUthman ʿAmr ibn Bahr ibn Maḥbūb, a protégé of Abū al-Qallamas ‘Amr ibn Qal‘ al-Kinānī, then al-Fuqaymī, . Amr ibn Qal‘ al-Kinānī al-Fuqaymī whose ancestor was one of the Nasah (Nasa’ah)

The Book of Misers, Al-Bukhalā'.

The Book of Misers, Al-Bukhalā'. Great Books of Islamic Civilization). pp. xx, 259. Reading, Garnet Publishing, 2000.

This translation by the late Professor . Professor Serjeant was one of the most eminent Arabic scholars in Britain, and since the 1950s he had used extracts from this work when teaching Arabic to his students, as he felt it gave great insight into traditional Arabic society. Format Hardback 288 pages.

Reading, Garnet Publishing, 2000 Al-Jāḥiẓ. The Book of Misers, Al-Bukhalā'. Translated by SerjeantR. Volume 14 Issue 3 - Lawrence I. Conrad.

Those very translations introduced Jahiz to Aristotle’s physics or natural philosophy, and that inspired him to write one of his most important works – Book of Animals.

About Al-Jahiz: Al-Jāḥiẓ (Arabic: عمرو بن بحر الجاحظ)Because of the caliphs' patronage and his eagerness to. .Al-Jāḥiẓ returned to Basra with hemiplegia after spending more than fifty years in Baghdad.

About Al-Jahiz: Al-Jāḥiẓ (Arabic: عمرو بن بحر الجاحظ)Because of the caliphs' patronage and his eagerness to establish himself and reach a wider audien. He died in Basra in the Arabic month of Muharram in AH 255/December 868-January 869 CE. His exact cause of death is not clear, but a popular assumption is that Jahiz died in his private library after one of many large piles of books fell on him, killing him instantly. لبخلاء by. الجاحظ, Al-Jahiz.

Kitab al-Hayawan (Book of the Animals) by. Al-Jahiz.

Al-Jahiz saw himself as a theologian and natural scientist, but is often miscast because of the risqué nature of some of his . Much of the Book of Animals is dedicated to arguing against people who thought that exceptional people and animals were monstrous or scary.

Al-Jahiz saw himself as a theologian and natural scientist, but is often miscast because of the risqué nature of some of his prose. He wanted to bring together every way of knowing and understanding the world God created, including our innate reactions of disgust or pleasure, says Miller. Photo by Diana Tyszko (Source).

Al-Jahiz (776-869) was one of the greatest exponents of Arabic prose of all time. His scholarship, the breadth of his interests, and his ability to express his ideas and arguments with vigour and humour were outstanding; "The Book of Misers" is his comical masterpiece, and one of the earliest works of fiction from the Islamic world. Generosity is regarded by Arab society as one of the principle virtues, and this satire on miserliness has a clear social purpose. With his acute powers of observation, light-hearted scepticism, his comic sense and satirical turn of mind, he ridicules both individuals and groups such as schoolmasters, singers or scribes. In addition, there is much incidental detail about traditional culture and conduct. It will appeal to the modern reader for its comical power, sometimes covert and sometimes straight-faced, which remains undiminished 1100 years after it was written . This translation by the late Professor R.B. Serjeant makes this work available to the English-speaking world. Professor Serjeant was one of the most eminent Arabic scholars in Britain, and since the 1950s he had used extracts from this work when teaching Arabic to his students, as he felt it gave great insight into traditional Arabic society.

The Book of Misers epub download

ISBN13: 978-1859641415

ISBN: 1859641415

Author: Al-Jahiz,Professor R.B. Serjeant,al- Jahiz,R. B. Serjeant

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Subcategory: Humanities

Language: English

Publisher: Garnet Publishing (September 1, 2000)

Pages: 288 pages

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IWAS
Wonderful book; Al-Janiz lived around 900 years before Shakespear..... a beautiful mind (J and S)

The book is silent as long as you need silence,
eloquent whenever you want discourse.
He never interrupts you if you are engaged
but if you feel lonely he will be a good companion.
He is a friend who never deceives or falters you,
and he is a companion who does not grow tired of you
-Al-Jahiz
IWAS
Wonderful book; Al-Janiz lived around 900 years before Shakespear..... a beautiful mind (J and S)

The book is silent as long as you need silence,
eloquent whenever you want discourse.
He never interrupts you if you are engaged
but if you feel lonely he will be a good companion.
He is a friend who never deceives or falters you,
and he is a companion who does not grow tired of you
-Al-Jahiz
Hellstaff
It is apparent that much effort had been put in achieving this high quality of work. Needless to say, the original writing, in Arabic, centuries ago, was not so easy to read even by an Arab. I read parts of the original book as part of my education over 50 years ago. It is funny as it is satirical, and, obviously, a classic.
It was not easy to read the translation at first. But once I started, it began to flow smoothly, and was almost as pleasant as the original text.
Hellstaff
It is apparent that much effort had been put in achieving this high quality of work. Needless to say, the original writing, in Arabic, centuries ago, was not so easy to read even by an Arab. I read parts of the original book as part of my education over 50 years ago. It is funny as it is satirical, and, obviously, a classic.
It was not easy to read the translation at first. But once I started, it began to flow smoothly, and was almost as pleasant as the original text.
Kakashkaliandiia
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This is written in the style of fables about the little things in the lives of important people. They often betray aspects of their personalities through their behaviors that are interesting and even fun to read about.