3. North Arabia
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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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In this period Mecca was almost equal to the other intellectual centres of the Muslim world. From the tenth/sixteenth century onward |⁴⁹⁶ an ever greater numbe…

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Carl Brockelmann, “3. North Arabia”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_232030>
First published online: 2017

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