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Narratives of love: emotional morality in five Mamluk-era treatises on love

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This thesis examines five treatises on love from fourteenth-century Cairo and Damascus, all of which have been categorised by Giffen as pertaining to the “love theory” tradition. Fourteenth-century Cairo and Damascus, by this time the two centres of knowledge production in Arabic, is the only context in which we see multiple treatises being written in this tradition on the subject of love by authors who knew each other, read each other’s near-contemporaneous works and responded directly t...

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HUMS
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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
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University of Oxford
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http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000769
Programme:
Nizami Ganjavi Scholarship
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2023-02-05

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