Item description for 'Mais comment peut-on etre persan?'. Elements iraniens en Orient & Occident Liber Amicorum Annette Donckier de Donceel (Lettres Orientales) by C. Van Ruymbeke...
"Mais comment peut-on etre Persan" contains the contributions of colleagues and students written in honour of Professor Annette Donckier de Donceel, who held the chair of Persian studies and of History and Art History of the Islamic world at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) for over 20 years before retiring in 1999. is the influence exercised by Iran on other civilisations. The 12 contributions gathered here cover a wide range of subjects. They fluctuate from the indo-european concepts of mages and paradise to present day disputes between Orientalistsfrom, from astral conjunctions presented by Medieval Islamic Scholars to the career of a 17th century Dutch Orientalist, from a romantic Polish music composer to a plague outbreak in early 20th century Persia, from the influence of Zoroaster on Greek thinkers to the names of flowers in Arabic, from the oral poetry in present day Badakhshan, to the fables of 17th century La Fontaine, from the sun and moon symbolism in the writings of Sadr al-din Shirazi (17th c.), to the Naqshbandiyya in Bosnia Herzegovina. culture and its remarkable resilience and strength? What better way, also, to thank Annette Donckier de Donceel for her "outstanding service" to Persian studies over the years? (Peeters 2003)
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Studio: Peeters Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6" Height: 9.25" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 2003
Publisher David Brown
ISBN 9042913398 ISBN13 9789042913394