5. Belles Lettres in Prose
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In volume 1 | book 2, Islamic Literature in the Arabic Language | Section 2, The Post-Classical Period of Islamic Literature from ca. 400/1000 until ca. 656/1258

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1. Abū Saʿīd (Saʿd) Manṣūr b. al-Ḥusayn al-Ābī, the vizier of the Būyid Majd al-Dawla, the ruler of Rayy, Hamadan, and Isfahan (387–420/997–1029), who died in 421/1030.

Yāqūt, GW I, 57. Kitāb nathr al-durar (wa-nafāʾis al-jawhar) fi ’l-muḥāḍarāt, an anthology in verse and prose, in brief |⁴³⁰ pieces arranged by subject, with a wide range of interest, Berl. 8329/31, Leid. 450 (par…

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Carl Brockelmann, “5. Belles Lettres in Prose”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_122050>
First published online: 2017

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