2. Al-Jazīra, Iraq, and Bahrain
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In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 2, From the Conquest of Egypt by Sultan Selīm I in 1517 to the Napoleonic Expedition to Egypt in 1798

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Even the Ottoman conquest of the year 1048/1638 was not able to resuscitate the lifeless culture of the lands of the Euphrates and the Tigris. The officials of the sultan had to be content with defending, as well …

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Carl Brockelmann, “2. Al-Jazīra, Iraq, and Bahrain”, 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_232020>
First published online: 2017

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