2020-22 Yale Mellon Sawyer Seminar, "The Order of Multitudes: Atlas, Encyclopedia, Museum"
The Devils in the Details: Sakkaki’s Magic Book of Everything
Friday, April 30, 2021 12:00 PM (EST)
Dr. Emily Selove, Senior Lecturer of Medieval Arabic Language and Literature, at the University of Exeter, discuses her Leverhulme-funded research project, “A Sorcerer’s Handbook,” which will create an edition, translation, and literary study of Siraj al-Din al-Sakkaki’s (d. 1229) Arabic encyclopedia of practical magic.
In conversation with Professor Travis Zadeh of the Department of Religious Studies, Yale University.
If you have questions about the event, please contact Yi Lu (firstname.lastname@example.org), graduate fellow of the 2020-22 Yale Sawyer Seminar.