David Samuel Margoliouth

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Margoliouth, David Samuel


Born Oct. 17, 1858, in London; died there Mar. 22, 1940. English Arabist and Islamic scholar.

From 1889 to 1937, Margoliouth was a professor at Oxford University. From 1934 to 1937 he was president of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. He published and translated many Arabic-language sources, including the works of Yakut, al-Maarri, and Ibn Miskawakh. He also wrote original works on Arabic historiography and the history of early Islam.


Mohammed and the Rise of Islam. London-New York [1923].
Lectures on Arabic Historians. Calcutta, 1930.


Fiick, J. Die arabischen Studien in Europa. Leipzig, 1955.
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While Margoliouth, "thinking Philip's editing of Thomas's text to be 'a disaster' .
David Samuel Margoliouth, The discussion between Abu Bishr Matta and Abu Sa'id al-Sirafi on the Merits of Logic and Grammar, JRAS, 1905, pp.
Massignon writes: 'Contrary to the Pharisaical opinion of many fuqaha', an opinion which has been accepted for the last sixty years by many Arabists, I have had to admit, with Margoliouth, that the Qur'an contains real seeds of mysticism, seeds capable of an autonomous development without being impregnated from any foreign source' (La passion d'Al-Hallaj, martyr mystique de l'Islam [Paris: P.
Margoliouth, Mohammed and the Rise of Islam, Nueva York, Cosimo Classics, 2010, p.
For further examples of manuscripts that contain this poem, see Margoliouth (esp.
Margoliouth, revised by Pierre Legouis with the assistance of E.
Moses Margoliouth sent an open letter to Disraeli and the other delegates, pleading his case that Palestine rightly belonged only to those Jews such as himself and the Prime Minister who had converted to Christianity.
Marvell, "To a Friend in Persia," in Herschel Maurice Margoliouth, The Poems and Letters of Andrew Marvell (Oxford: Clarendon P, 1927), 2:309.
8) Arberry senala que Margoliouth ha sugerido que el termino ainos podria provenir del griego heethe (caracteristicas morales) (vease Alfarabi, 1938: 275).
In its full and informative introductions and notes, it is a great advance over the previous editions of Margoliouth, Legouis, Lord, Donno, and Walker.
Margoliouth, was reproduced with the author's original spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.