Zacharie Mochtari de Pierrepont

Zacharie Mochtari de Pierrepont
Ghent University | UGhent · Department of Languages and Cultures

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Post-doctoral Research fellow at the University of Ghent (Belgium), in the ERC-Grand Project : "The Mamlukisation of the Mamluk Sultanate II", dealing with 15th century Cairo Sultanate historiography. Current Project supervisor : Pr. Jo Van Steenbergen (Ghent University)

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The Arabo-Islamic world of the later medieval period (thirteenth–sixteenth centuries) witnessed substantial transformations in the writing and reading of Arabic literary texts. For a long time, the study of these texts and of their diversity and changes was determined by the model of a “post-classical” literary field in fossilizing decline. In the...
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Cet article s’attache à l’histoire de la mosquée d’al-Ğanad, l’une des premières mosquées du monde musulman. Dès le IIIe/IXe siècle, cette mosquée fut l’objet de discours spécifiques, témoignant du caractère particulier de ce monument religieux. En reprenant pas à pas les étapes de la construction de la mosquée d’al-Ğanad comme objet d’histoire, no...
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Between the second half of the 6th/12th century and the late 9th/15th century, the mention of scholars in the written sources increased strongly in Yemen, as shown by the blossoming of local biographical dictionaries during that period. This literature coincides with the dissemination of sacred places in Lower Yemen, supported by the construction o...