Latin and Arabic (Paperback)

Latin and Arabic By Daniel G. König Cover Image

Latin and Arabic (Paperback)


Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
(This book cannot be returned.)
As linguistic systems comprising a large variety of written and oral registers including derivate "languages" and "dialects," Latin and Arabic have been of paramount importance for the history of the Euromediterranean since Antiquity. Moreover, due to their long-term function as languages of administration, intellectual activity, and religion, they are often regarded as cultural markers of Europe and the (Arabic-)Islamic sphere respectively. This volume explores the many dimensions and ramifications of Latin-Arabic entanglement both from macro-historical as well as from micro-historical perspectives. Visions of history marked by the binary opposition of "Islam" and "the West" tend to ignore these important facets of Euromediterranean entanglement, as do historical studies that explain complex transcultural processes without giving attention to their linguistic dimension.

This work was published by Saint Philip Street Press pursuant to a Creative Commons license permitting commercial use. All rights not granted by the work's license are retained by the author or authors.

Product Details ISBN: 9781013295089
ISBN-10: 1013295080
Publisher: Saint Philip Street Press
Publication Date: October 9th, 2020
Pages: 290
Language: English