Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Perspectives from the Royal Asiatic Society
Paperback: 230 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (March 21, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.5 x 10 inches
Format: PDF Text TXT book
As editor and contributor, William Ouseley (1767-1842) published this three-volume collection of essays between 1797 and 1800. Educated at Paris and Leiden, Ouseley became an honorary fellow of the royal societies of Amsterdam, Göttingen and Edinburgh. He researched extensively on Persia, producing important work on Persian handwriting. Several of his translations of works by fellow orientalist J. L. Burckhardt (1784-1817) are also reissued in th...