Oriental Essays

Oriental Essays

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In this book Professor Arberry describes the lives and labours of six great scholars - Simon Ockley, Sir William Jones, E. W. Lane, E. H. Palmer, E.G. Browne and R. A Nicholson - men who were devoted to building a bridge between the peoples of Europe and Asia. To these biographical essays, Arberry has appended a fragment of candid autobiography and an eloquent plea for the further encouragement of Oriental studies.... writer, and his Haiy ibn Yaqzan, the philosophical allegory upon which his fame chiefly rests, is quite a short essay. ... a€œBy chance he discovers fire by dead trees catching fire through the rubbing of the branches; he brings the fire to THEanbsp;...

Title:Oriental Essays
Author: A.J Arberry
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-11

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