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001    93047288 
008    931130s1994    ne            000 0 eng   
010    93047288 
019 1  10647204 
020    9004099565|q(alk. paper) 
035    .b21869273 
043    a-sy--- 
050 0  DS99.A56|bI1535 1994 
082 00 956.91/3|aB|220 
100 1  Morray, D. W.|0
245 13 An Ayyubid notable and his world :|bIbn al-ʻAdīm and 
       Aleppo as portrayed in his biological dictionary of people
       associated with the city /|cby David Morray. 
264  1 Leiden ;|aNew York :|bE.J. Brill,|c1994. 
300    xii, 235 pages ;|c25 cm. 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
490 1  Islamic history and civilization. Studies and texts,|x0929
       -2403 ;|vv. 5. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (page) and indexes. 
505 0  1. Introduction. 1.1. Ibn al-Adim and the Bughyat al-talab
       fi tarikh Halab. 1.2. Northern Syria in Ibn al-Adim's 
       lifetime. 1.3. The Bughyah: form and content. 1.4. The 
       Bughyah and the development of Arabic prosopography. 1.5. 
       The Bughyah: possibilities and constraints -- 2. Selected 
       Contemporary Notices. 2.1. Choice and presentation. 2.2. 
       List of subjects. 2.3. Notices -- 3. The world of the 
       Bughyah. 3.1. The religious notables of Aleppo and the 
       ruler. 3.2. Landlords. 3.3. Schoolmen. 3.4. Mystics -- 4. 
       The Bughyah: official reflections -- 5. The gathering of 
       the Bughyah. 5.1. Ibn al-Adim's diplomatic travels. 5.2. 
       The work of a grand collector -- 6. The penning of the 
       Bughyah. 6.1. The writing up of a lifetime's collecting. 
       6.2. The later history of the manuscripts -- 7. The 
       Bughyah: personal reflections. 7.1. Likes and dislikes. 
       7.2. Theory and practice. 7.3. An anthologer's style -- 8.
       Conclusion -- App. A. Publishing history of the Bughyah. 
505 0  App. B. Re-ordered list of the contents of the 
       topographical introduction. 
520    This book examines the life and milieu of the thirteenth-
       century northern Syrian statesman and author Ibn al-Adim, 
       as reflected in his principal work, the dictionary of 
       people associated with his native Aleppo, the Bughyat al-
       talab fi tarikh Halab. The book is an examination of the 
       text, in particular Ibn al-Adim's biographies of his 
       contemporaries, and a discussion of topics suggested by 
       the material. These include the influence of different 
       groups within Aleppo, why and how the dictionary was 
       written, and the personality of the author himself. The 
       study adds social, literary and human dimensions to our 
       knowledge of the place and period. It is also a lucid 
       guide to a long neglected source, the extant Arabic text 
       of which has only recently been published in full. 
600 10 Ibn al-ʻAdīm, Kamāl al-Dīn ʻUmar ibn Aḥmad,|d1192-1262.
       |tBughyat al-ṭalab fī tārīkh Ḥalab.|0
651  0 Aleppo (Syria)|0
830  0 Islamic history and civilization ;|0
       authorities/names/n93049218|vv. 5. 
907    .b21869273 
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