Glossarium Græco-Arabicum

The database Glossarium Græco-Arabicum makes available the files of a lexical project, intended to open up the lexicon of the mediæval Arabic translations from the Greek. It contains images of the filecards (ca. 80,000) which have not yet been published in the analytical reference dictionary A Greek and Arabic Lexicon (Leiden: Brill, 1992ff.), and comprises Arabic roots from the letter jîm to the end of the Arabic alphabet. read more ...

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Glossarium Graeco-Arabicum is a project of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Seminar für Orientalistik und Islamwissenschaft. From 1994 to 2006, it was supported by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). Since 2010, it has been established as a research unit of project "Greek into Arabic - Philosophical Concepts and Linguistic Bridges"), funded by the European Research Council, and directed by Cristina D'Ancona (University of Pisa), and in cooperation with the Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale of the Italian CNR. At present, research for the Glossarium Graeco-Arabicum is being conducted at Bochum by Gerhard Endress, Rüdiger Arnzen and Yury Arzhanov.

Read an article on the project in the magazine “RUBIN” (in German): Alter Wortschatz neu erschlossen. Griechische Wissenschaft in arabischer Sprache (RUBIN Frühjahr 2012, pp. 14–21)

See the list of papers and presentations on the database from 2011 to present.