This paper explores the concept of Zarf (refinement) and its connection to the city, by looking at the Book of Brocade by al-Washsha', and in particular at the contrast between its Bedouin ideal and the urban prescriptions outlined in its second section

Virtues and feelings in the city and in the desert: the norms and practices of medieval Arabic refinement / L. Osti. ((Intervento presentato al convegno The city's finest: exploring the sociocultural power of "urbanity" between East and West, from antiquity to the Middle Ages : 10 - 11 June tenutosi a Genève nel 2022.

Virtues and feelings in the city and in the desert: the norms and practices of medieval Arabic refinement

L. Osti
2022-06-10

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This paper explores the concept of Zarf (refinement) and its connection to the city, by looking at the Book of Brocade by al-Washsha', and in particular at the contrast between its Bedouin ideal and the urban prescriptions outlined in its second section
refinement; zarf; urbanity; Abbasid literature
Settore L-OR/12 - Lingua e Letteratura Araba
Facultté des Lettres, Université de Genève
Fondation Hardt
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Virtues and feelings in the city and in the desert: the norms and practices of medieval Arabic refinement / L. Osti. ((Intervento presentato al convegno The city's finest: exploring the sociocultural power of "urbanity" between East and West, from antiquity to the Middle Ages : 10 - 11 June tenutosi a Genève nel 2022.
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