II Sources and Early Accounts of the Literary History of the Arabs
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With the exception of those monographs that will be mentioned in their proper places throughout these volumes, the most important biographical and bibliographical sources for the fIeld as a whole are as follows:

1. Biographical works

Ibn Khall. = Ibn Khallikān (p. 326), Wafayāt al-aʿyān, Būlāq 12991; Vitae illustrium virorum, ed. F. Wüstenfeld, Göttingen 1835–40; Ibn Khallikan’s biographical dictionary translated from the Arabic, by MacGuckin de Slane, 4 vols., Paris-London 1843–71.

Fawāt = Muḥammad b. Shākir al-…

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Carl Brockelmann, “II Sources and Early Accounts of the Literary History of the Arabs”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 29 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_110020>
First published online: 2017



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