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Chaos before order? A quantitative approach to variation in the Arabic papyri (7th-9th centuries CE) (3E009119)

Arabic was catapulted onto the world stage by the Arab-Islamic conquests of the 7th century CE. Within a few centuries, it was the international medium of science and communication. U+2018Classical ArabicU+2019, as this stage is called by modern scholars, has tradi

Date:1 Oct 2019 →  30 Sep 2022
Keywords:early Islamic empire, historical sociolinguistics, Arabic papyri, statistics, scribal schools