Paper: Conference panel on Mamluk Literature – Chicago, June 23-25, 2016

As the ALEA research group from the University of Münster we will be present at the School of Mamluk Studies conference in Chicago from June 23-25, 2016. Our panel will be on


Literature in Mamluk Times Revisited: Poetry, Prosimetrum and Poetics

Chair: Hakan Özkan (University of Münster)

Syrinx von Hees (University of Münster), “Sorry, but This is Not White Hair Excuse-Poems—a Special Rhetorical Device as Presented by aṣ-Ṣafadī”

Stephan Toelke (University of Münster), “Ibn Nubāta’s Anthological Composition of Prose and Poetry in his Fürstenspiegel Sulūk Duwal al-Mulūk”

Hakan Özkan (University of Münster), “Why Stress Does Matter—New Material on Zajal-Metrics”

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