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Beeston, A. F. L. (Alfred Felix Landon)

Overview
Works: 100 works in 337 publications in 7 languages and 3,461 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Commentaries  Dictionaries  Catalogs  Maps 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Redactor, ed
Classifications: PJ7510, 492.75
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Most widely held works by A. F. L Beeston
Arabic literature to the end of the Umayyad period ( Book )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This title explores the intellectual, literary and religious heritage of the Arabic-speaking and Islamic world. It begins with the oral verse of the 6th century AD, and ends with the fall of the Umayyad dynasty two centuries later. Major events such as the founding of Islam are discussed
Written Arabic: an approach to the basic structures by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
30 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and Arabic and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Arabic language today by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from the poetry of Baššār by Bashshār ibn Burd( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arabic historical phraseology; supplement to Written Arabic; an approach to the basic structures by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
23 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baiḍāwī's commentary on sūrah 12 of the Qur'ān by ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻUmar Bayḍāwī( Book )
16 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and Arabic and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sheba's daughters; being a record of travel in Southern Arabia by H. St. J. B Philby( Book )
3 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A descriptive grammar of epigraphic South Arabian by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epistle on singing-girls of Jāḥiẓ by Jāḥiẓ( Book )
11 editions published in 1980 in English and Arabic and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samples of Arabic prose in its historical development : a manual for English-speaking students by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
6 editions published in 1977 in English and Multiple languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabaic grammar by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabaic dictionary : English, French, Arabic by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
13 editions published in 1982 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arabicus felix : luminosus Britannicus : essays in honour of A.F.L. Beeston on his eightieth birthday ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epigraphic South Arabian calendars and dating by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Arabic and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ṣayhadica : recherches sur les inscriptions de l'Arabie pré islamique offertes par ses collèques au professeur A.F.L. Beeston ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sketch map of south west Arabia showing pre-Islamic archaelogical [sic] sites by N. St. J Groom( )
3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Qahtan : studies in old South Arabian epigraphy by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
10 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cambridge history of Arabic literature ( Book )
in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally published in 1983, The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature was the first general survey of the field to have been published in English for over fifty years and the first attempted in such detail in a multi-volume form. The volumes of the History provide an invaluable source of reference and understanding of the intellectual, literary and religious heritage of the Arabic-speaking and Islamic world.--publisher's description
Warfare in ancient South Arabia (2nd. - 3rd. centuries A.D.) by A. F. L Beeston( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum bibliothecæ Bodleianæ by Bodleian Library( )
in Latin and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Beeston, A. F. L.
Beeston A. F. L. 1911-1995
Beeston, Alfred F. 1911-1995
Beeston, Alfred F. L.
Beeston, Alfred Felix Landon.
Beeston, Alfred Felix Landon 1911-1995
Beeston, Alfred L. 1911-1995
Beeston, Freddie 1911-1995
Bīstūn, A. F. L.
Bīstūn, A. F. L. 1911-1995
Bistun, Alfred F. L. 1911-1995
Bīstūn, Alfrīd 1911-1995
Landon Beeston, Alfred Felix 1911-1995
ألفرد بيستون
بيستون، الفرد فليكس لنجدون
Languages
English (193)
Arabic (12)
French (5)
Latin (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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