The learnedness of Middle Eastern rulers: forty dissertations

[Oriental studies in Sweden]. A collection of 40 theses.

Copenhagen, Lund, Uppsala and other places, 1747-1842.

40 volumes, mainly 4to.


Mostly printed in the second half of the 18th century, the present collection includes the works of the principal Swedish orientalists of their time, mainly teaching and publishing at the universities of Uppsala and Lund, many by the great Matthias Norberg (1747-1826). Among the topics covered are medicine in the Middle East, history, linguistics and literature, education, and the learnedness of Middle Eastern rulers.

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