Arabic has been taught in various forms at St Andrews for several centuries and the Department has an excellent record of academic scholarship in Islamic studies, Arab and wider Middle Eastern history and mediaeval and modern Arabic literatures.

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Recent Submissions

  • A critical examination of five poems by Imruʼ al-Qays 

    Jusoh, Tengku Ghani T. (University of St Andrews, 1988-01-29) - Thesis
    This dissertation is a critical examination of five poems taken from the diwan of Imru' al-Qays. I have availed myself of the numbering of the poems as given in the Cairo Edition though the text I have used is that ...
  • A phonological description of Modern Standard Arabic 

    Sitrak, Sami J. (University of St Andrews, 1981) - Thesis
    The present work is concerned with some aspects of the phonology of Modern Standard Arabic. The thesis is divided into two parts: Part I, dealing with the theoretical background, consists of three chapters, and each chapter ...