Publication Announcement - Karl Stowasser's translation of al-Maqrīzī's Khiṭaṭ

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Dear members,

Karl Stowasser's partial translation of al-Maqrīzī's Khiṭaṭ is now available for download (Open Access:

Al-Maqrīzī: Book of Exhortations and Useful Lessons in Dealing with Topography and Historical Remains (al-Khiṭaṭ). Translated and annotated by Karl Stowasser (d. 1997). Parts I-II in 3 vols. Edited by Frédéric Bauden and Clopper Almon with an Introductory Essay by Frédéric Bauden. Liège, 2022.

This translation covers a bit more than the first half of the first volume of the Khiṭaṭ in the Būlāq edition, ending with page 285, and volume 4 of the Wiet edition. It will serve as a basis for a new critical edition with an annotated English translation in the frame of the Bibliotheca Maqriziana project published by Brill.