2. Iraq and al-Jazīra
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In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 1, From Mongol Rule Until the Conquest of Egypt by Sultan Selīm I in the Year 1517

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Under the yoke of Turkish and Mongol regionalism both countries, which during the heydays of the caliphate had been the real home of Arabic literature, now sank to an unprecedented low. In Baghd…

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Carl Brockelmann, “2. Iraq and al-Jazīra”, 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_231020>
First published online: 2017

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