The manuscript of al-Malik al-Afdal: A Medieval Arabic Anthology from the Yemen (Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies) eBook –

The author s talents spanned many disciplines and this is a collection of works on agriculture, animals, astrology, astronomy, biography, calendars, crops, genealogies, geography, grammar, lexicography, mathematics, medicine, taxes, timekeeping, warfare and weapons It is reproduced here in facsimile with descriptions of the contents and an introduction and index by the editors Arabic text