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Short History of the Structure of Arabic Documents from 1st–5th centuries A.H./7th–12th centuries A.D. Prof Geoffrey Khan

Arabic letter from the Umayyad period
Arabic letter from the Umayyad period
This will result in a book that brings together Professor Khan’s previous work on early Arabic documents. The focus is on the development of the structure of the documents, both textual and physical. It is argued that attention to such philological details casts important light of the history of early Islamic political and social history.