Michaël Jan de Goeje

Goeje, Michaël Jan de

 

Born Aug. 13, 1836, in Dron-rijp; died May 17, 1909, in Leiden. Dutch Arabist.

Goeje became a professor at the University of Leiden in 1866 and a corresponding member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences in 1886. He is renowned for his critical editions of medieval Arab historians and geographers. He headed a group of European Arabists who published an edition of al-Tabari’s Universal History. Goeje was also the author of works on the Karmathians and the history of Syria.

REFERENCES

Kokovtsov, P. K. “Mikhaël Ian de Gue, 1836–1909.” Izv. AN, 1909, no. 11.
Krachkovskii, I. Iu. Izbr. soch., vol. 4. Moscow-Leningrad, 1957. (See index.)
Zakhoder, B. N. Kaspiiskii svod svedeniio Vostochnoi Evrope, vols. 1–2. Moscow, 1962–67. (See index.)
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