Lexicon of Arabic Horse Terminology.

Watson, Janet C. E.

Book ID: 15322

ISBN:      9780710305428


4to. xxxviii, 61 pp., b/w illus. vignette on title page, cloth in d/w, biblio, copy in mint condition, Kegan Paul International, London, 1996.


A lexicon of more than 1000 words of horse terminology covering Egyptian, Bedouin and Classical Arabic. Written by a university lecturer in Arabic who has trained horses in the Middle East, her substantial introduction explores the role of the horse in Arabic culture. Text in English, Arabic and Arabic in Latin transcription.

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