Ahmad Amin

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Amin, Ahmad


Born Nov. 1, 1878; died May 30, 1954. Egyptian historian and philologist.

Amin received his education at the Muslim Azhar University. He published a multivolume series of works on history and the history of social thought under the caliphate. His encyclopedic Dictionary of Egyptian Manners, Customs, and Expressions (1953) contains a wealth of information on the history, economy, literature, manners, and customs of the Egyptians. His work Prominent Reformers in Modern Times (1948) is dedicated to examining the views and activities of the most important Muslim thinkers and reformers of the second half of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th centuries.


Zuama al-islah fi al-asr al-hadith. (Prominent Reformers in Modern Times.) Cairo, 1948.
Fajr al-islam. (Dawn of Islam.) Cairo, 1950.
Dukha al-islam (Morning of Islam), vols. 1–3. Cairo, 1952.
Zuhr al-islam (Noon of Islam), vols. 1–4. Cairo, 1952–55.
Kamus al-adat wa-al-takalid wa-al-taabir al-Misriyah. (Dictionary of Egyptian Manners, Customs, and Expressions.) Cairo, 1953.
Hayati (My Life), 2nd ed. Cairo, 1952.


Krachkovskii, I. Iu. Soch., vol. 3. Moscow-Leningrad, 1956. (See index.)
Sharbatov, G. Sh. “Akhmed Amin i ego egipetskaia entsiklopediia.” In the collection Kratkie soobshcheniia In-ta vos-tokovedeniia, Arabskii sbornik, [vol.] 32. Moscow, 1958.


The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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