'Ilm Al-Wad': an Introductory Account of a Later Muslim Philological Science 1

@article{Weiss1987IlmAA,
  title={'Ilm Al-Wad': an Introductory Account of a Later Muslim Philological Science 1},
  author={Bernard G. Weiss},
  journal={Arabica},
  year={1987},
  volume={34},
  pages={339-356}
}
  • B. Weiss
  • Published 1987
  • Education, Philosophy
  • Arabica
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