Das Buch des Beweises – ʿAmmār Al-Baṣrī
Orientalia Christiana I
Miklós Maróth - 2015
Deutsche Übersetzung des Kitāb al-burhān und eine Abhandlung über die rhetorischen Grundlagen des Textes. The book contains the German translation of ʿAmmār al-Baṣrī’s Kitāb al-burhān (pp. 9–86), and a study dealing with the rhetoric background of the book (pp. 87–171). The Nestorian ʿAmmār al-Baṣrī, following the tradition of the Greek Church Fathers, presented all his views about the much treated questions of the Christian-Muslim religious discussions during the famous “dispute of Baghdad” having resort to the convincing ...
Ninth-Century Arabic Christian Apology and Polemics: A Terminological Study of ‛Ammār al-Baṣrī’s Kitāb al-Masā’il wa-l-Ajwiba
Orientalia Christiana II
Orsolya Varsányi - 2015
The book demonstrates that ʿAmmār al-Baṣrī’s Kitāb al-Masā’il wa-l-ajwiba is an significant piece of Christian theology that played an important role in the transmission of Greek wisdom and Hellenistic knowledge to Muslim theology. On the basis of various Arab Christian and sources and their terminologies, the book exhibits that the Christian authors of the ninth century had already had a ready set of terminology in Arabic. The study proves that the terminology of the Kitāb al-Masā’il wa-l-ajwiba corresponds to Greek philoso...
Irano-Turkic Cultural Contacts in the 11th-17th Centuries
Acta et Studia I
Éva M. Jeremiás (ed.) - 2003
The majority of the papers deal with the interior and exterior circumstances of the emerging Ottoman Empire in the 16th century: the impact of the Ottoman-Persian wars on Ottoman policy in Central Europe; the problems of the borderland areas like Kurdistan; the significance of the capture of the family members of rival dynasties, and similar aspects. Another group of studies discusses the development that had taken place in the preceding centuries, investigating aspects of thought and literary genres. Two studies focus on th...
Problems in Arabic Philosophy
Acta et Studia II
Miklós Maróth (ed.) - 2003
A collection of papers written by H. Daiber, J. Janssens, J. P. Montada, I. Dobbs-Weinstein, D. Bucan, C. Gilliot and M. Maróth. The papers deal with the general problem of the Islamic philosophy, as well as with the thought of al-Ghazzali, Avempace, Gersonides, al-Dhahabi, and the connection between logic and stylistics....
Problems in Arabic Literature
Acta et Studia III
Miklós Maróth (ed.) - 2004
The volume incorporates papers presented by G. J. van Gelder,A. Hámori, G. Schoeler, J. E. Montgomery, K. Skarżyńska-Bocheńska, Abdul-Nabi Isstaif, Z. Szombathy, M. Maróth and L. Tüske. The subjects dealt with include poetry in historiographical works, the oeuvres of Abu Ala al-MaÝarri, Ibn Fadlan, Jahiz and Imru ’l-Qays, the Ottoman sultan Bayezit’s library, the role of natural disposition in poetry and modern Arabic literary criticism....
Zsigmond Telegdi: Opera Omnia I
Acta et Studia IV
Eva M. Jeremiás (ed.) - 2006
The volume contains all of Zs. Telegdi’s articles written in languages other than Hungarian (German, French). The author deals with problems of Iranian, Turkish and general linguistics in the 32 papers published in this volume. The articles are preceded by Zs. Telegdy’s short biography....
Zsigmond Telegdi: Opera Omnia II
Acta et Studia IV
Eva M. Jeremiás (ed.) - 2006
Parallel to volume I, this book contains Zs. Telegdy’s 26 articles published in Hungarian. The two volumes combined present practically his complete linguistic oeuvre, a wide-ranging collection of essays originally published in various Hungarian and international journals. His books do not form part of the reprinted material in this Opera Omnia edition....
Questions Théologiques Dans La Rhétorique Arabe
Acta et Studia IX
Abdessamad Belhaj - 2009
The author examines the connection between rhetoric and bayan from the point of view of various authors and theological schools. First he examines the devices common to both theology and rhetoric (analogy, metaphor, istidlal, etc.) and then the question of bayan in the mu'tazilite and Sunnite traditions. He pays special attention to Qadi 'Abd al-Jabbar, Hanbalism, Ibn Taymiyya and the Islamic rational theology (kalam). Texts in French!...
Muslim Political Theory – A Comparative Terminological Investigation
Acta et Studia X
Miklós Maróth (ed.) - 2010
The book contains 41 short essays by various authors about important terms of the Islamic political theory, such as siyasa, dawla, dustur, dimuqratiyya, istibdad, qabila, and so on. Through these terms the book gives the outlines of Islamic political theory. The authors often point out the striking difference observable in the respective meanings and uses of the Arabic terms and their European equivalents, due to the underlying difference of political theories and traditions....
Human Dignity in the Three Revealed Religions
Acta et Studia XI
Miklós Maróth (ed.) - 2011
The volume contains the proceedings of a meeting held in Budapest (Nov. 4th, 2009), which was dedicated to the question of human dignity as seen from the viewpoint of Judaism, Christendom and Islam respectively. Contributors are Yair Lorberbaum, Yaakov Blidstein and David Heyd (Israel), Osman Taştan (Turkey), Adel Tweissi (Jordania), Abdessamad Belhaj (Morocco/Hungary), Balázs Mezei, Tamás Béres and M. Maróth (Hungary). The volume goes a long way to proving that the three world religions are in full harmony in their emphasis...
At the Gate of Modernism: Qajar Iran in the Nineteenth Century
Acta et Studia XII
Eva M. Jeremiás (ed.) - 2012
Papers from a conference held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Oct. 14-15, 2010. Includes bibliographical references and index....
From Aṣl to Zāʾīd: Essays in Honour of Éva Jeremiás
Acta et Studia XIII
Iván Szántó (ed.) - 2015
Covering a wide range of subjects within the general field of Iranian studies, this collection of essays consists of contributions by twenty scholars. Most articles concentrate on Persian linguistics (Ela Filippone: The so-called Old Persian ‘potential construction’; Mária Gósy: Similarities and differences in the early acquisition of grammar by Persian and Hungarian children; Carina Jahani: Complex predicates and the issue of transitivity: The case of Southern Balochi; Maria Macuch: Precision orientated legal language in th...
The Roots of Arabic Genealogy – A Study in Historical Anthropology
Documenta et Monographiae I
Zoltán Szombathy - 2003
Consisting of four chapters, the book explores the origins and later development of genealogical concepts in Arabic-speaking societies. The first two chapters surveys various theories of the formation of 'ilm al-nasab, the reasons of its persistency through history, the functioning of nasab in a nomadic setting and the role of intellectuals in the creation of many genealogical concepts, and offer a radically new model for the rise of this phenomenon. The third chapter discusses the development of systematic genealogy: the co...
The Correspondence between Aristotle and Alexander the Great
Documenta et Monographiae V
Miklós Maróth (ed.) - 2006
An Anonymous Greek Novel in Letters in Arabic Translation Arabic text pp. 149, commentary in English pp. 112 A hitherto unknown Arabic novel in letters containing the correspondence ascribed to Aristotle and Alexander the Great. The Arabic text, which is quite probably the first Arabic text written in prose, was translated from Greek into Arabic under the reign of the Umayyad Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik. Parts of the novel are well known as independent treatises (Pseudo-Aristotle’s De mundo and Sirr al-asrar, etc.), but the no...
The History of Bidyini and Kaabu – Two Chronicles in Arabic from Guinea-Bissau
Documenta et Monographiae VI
Zoltán Szombathy (ed.) - 2007
With an Introductory Study by Eva Sebestyen and Zoltan Szombathy Arabic text pp. 55, commentary in English pp. 176 Also forming part of the Fontes Historiae Africanae publishing project (Series Arabica, XII) of the Union Académique International, this volume contains an edition, translation and commentary of two Arabic texts relating to African history. The two texts were written in the second half of the 19th century by local Mandinka scholars of what is now Guinea-Bissau. The first chronicle narrates the history of the M...
Safavid Art and Hungary – The Esterházy Appliqué in Context
Documenta et Monographiae VII
Iván Szántó - 2010
This volume consists of two parts. In the first section the author explores the beginnings of the reception of Safavid art in Hungary and the ways it has been represented to this western audience, all the while giving an overview of Iranian art objects preserved in Hungarian museums. The second section is devoted to an analysis of the single most precious piece of this category, known as the Esterházy Appliqué. The author explores its origin, meaning, and tries to place it in its cultural context. With many illustrations in ...
The Ethical Thesis: Practical Reason in Islamic Legal Hermeneutics
Documenta et Monographiae VIII
Abdessamad Belhaj - 2015
This book is a philosophical study of Islamic law. It argues that Islamic legal hermeneutics are best understood as an ethics of practical reason. As such, Islamic legal hermeneutics is grounded in the Antiquity’s tradition which engaged legal interpretation as ethics. The monograph covers both pre-modern modern Islamic theories of law....