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The Earliest Period of Arabic Studies in England

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the earliest period of Arabic studies in England during the sixteenth century. It also discusses knowledge of Arabic among Englishmen such as William Bedwell, the first ... More


Language of Paradise: Protestant Oriental Scholarship and the Discovery of Arabic Poetry

Jan Loop

in Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the discovery of Arabic poetry in Western Europe in the context of Protestant Arabic studies of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. The piece centres on the work of ... More


Arabic Studies during the English Revolution

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The period of the English Revolution was a difficult time in England for the pursuit of scholarship. This chapter discusses Arabic studies during this period, the Civil war and Arabic at Oxford, ... More


The Decline of Arabic Studies in England

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the decline in the esteem for Arabic Studies in England after the Restoration: the situation at Cambridge from 1680 to 1700; the last two decades of Pococke's career; Thomas ... More


Epilogue

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The death of Edward Bernard is an appropriate event to end the account of Arabic studies in the seventeenth century, and it is clear that there would not be another generation of Arabists to follow ... More


Laud and Arabic at Oxford

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the transformation of Oxford as one of the principal centres for Arabic studies in Europe through the efforts of William Laud and also the Oxford men who advised, worked for, ... More


Introduction

G. J. TOMMER

in Eastern Wisedome and Learning: The Study of Arabic in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202912
eISBN:
9780191675591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202912.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The study of Arabic in England during the seventeenth century, the examination of modern literature on the history of oriental and, in particular, Arabic studies in various parts of Europe is ... More


Peter Malcolm Holt 1918–2006

Gerald Hawting

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Peter Malcolm Holt (1918–2006), a Fellow of the British Academy, was an historian of the Sudan, of the Middle East more widely, and of the development of Arabic studies in early modern England. Born ... More


Transcultural Content and Translingual Reflection: Rethinking the Arabic Language Learning Experience

Karin Christina Ryding

in Language, Politics and Society in the Middle East: Essays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421539
eISBN:
9781474444781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421539.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This article, written by Karin C. Ryding, argues that while Arabic has garnered increased attention by the American education system over the past decade, the sociolinguistics of Arabic are being ... More


Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

Jan Loop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682140
eISBN:
9780191804809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682140.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Reformed Church historian and orientalist Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1620–1667) is a key figure in the history of Arabic and Islamic studies in early modern Europe. His life and his work have ... More


Arabic and Islamic Studies in Zurich and Heidelberg

Jan Loop

in Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682140
eISBN:
9780191804809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682140.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Johann Heinrich Hottinger's Arabic and Islamic studies in Zurich and Heidelberg. It first considers Hottinger's appointment as professor of catechesis at the Collegium ... More


Mapping the Literary History of the Orient

Jan Loop

in Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682140
eISBN:
9780191804809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682140.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Johann Heinrich Hottinger's role in mapping the history of Oriental literature in his 1658 bibliography, Promtuarium sive Bibliotheca Orientalis. It begins with an overview of ... More


Islam and Muslims in English Thought

Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar

in Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199203185
eISBN:
9780191728433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203185.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

From the Elizabethan period on, commercial rivalry, diplomatic intrigue, and military alliances brought Britain into closer contact with the Islamic world than ever before. Muslim captives and ... More


Introduction: Words, Language, Message

Yonatan Mendel and Abeer AlNajjar

in Language, Politics and Society in the Middle East: Essays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421539
eISBN:
9781474444781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421539.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Introduction, co-written by Yonatan Mendel and Abeer AlNajjar, highlights that language – including ones’ verbal and written expression, selected or forgotten terminology, vowels pronounced or ... More


Introduction

Jan Loop

in Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682140
eISBN:
9780191804809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682140.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book examines the Arabic and Islamic studies of Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1620–1667), a Reformed Church historian and orientalist. Drawing on printed books combined with unpublished and ... More


Ioh. Henricus Hottingerus Tigurinus

Jan Loop

in Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682140
eISBN:
9780191804809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682140.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the education of Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1620–1667), a Reformed Church historian and orientalist, from his entrance to the Schola Tigurina in 1626 at the age of seven and ... More


Epilogue

Jan Loop

in Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199682140
eISBN:
9780191804809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199682140.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This epilogue reviews Johann Heinrich Hottinger's comparative approach to Socianianism and Islam in his Arabic and Islamic studies. It considers Hottinger's use of Islamic sources to elucidate the ... More


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