Muhammad Asad
Muhammad Asad ([ˈmoʊ̯hämæd ˈæsæd], Urdu: محمد اسد‎, born Leopold Weiss; 2 July 1900 – 20 February 1992) was a Jewish-born Austro-Hungarian journalist, traveler, writer, linguist, thinker, po...
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Josef Horovitz
Josef Horovitz (July 26, 1874 in Lauenburg in Pommern – 5 February 1931 in Frankfurt) was a Jewish German orientalist.A son of Markus Horovitz (1844–1910), an Orthodox rabbi, Josef Horovitz studied wi...
Eduard Mahler
Eduard Mahler, or Mahler Ede (September 28, 1857, Cífer, Austro-Hungarian Empire – June 29, 1945, Újpest) was a Hungarian-Austrian astronomer, Orientalist, natural scientist.He graduated from the Vien...
Alfred Birnbaum
Alfred Birnbaum (born 1955) is an American translator.Alfred Birnbaum was born in the United States and raised in Japan from age five. He studied at Waseda University, Tokyo, under a Japanese Ministry...
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Leza Lowitz
Leza Lowitz (born December 29, 1962, San Francisco) is an American expatriate writer and Yoga instructor residing in Tokyo, Japan. She has written, edited and co-translated over seventeen books, many ...
The Message of The Qur'an
The Message of the Qur'an is a translation (into English) and interpretation of the Qur'an by Muhammad Asad, an Austrian Jew who converted to Islam. The book was first published in Gibraltar in 1980, ...
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Sahih Al-Bukhari: The Early Years of Islam
Sahih Al-Bukhari: The Early Years of Islam is the translation and explanation of Sahih al-Bukhari by Muhammad Asad.The book comprises the historical chapters of the most important compilations of Trad...
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Jay Rubin
Jay Rubin (born 1941) is an American academic and translator. He is most notable for being one of the main translators into English of the works of the Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami. He has also w...
Julius Brutzkus
Julius Davidovich Brutzkus or Judah Loeb Brutzkus (Hebrew: יהודה ליבּ בֶּן־דָּוִד ברוצקוס‎, Yehuda Loeb ben David Brutzkus, Russian: Юлий Давидович Бруцкус; 1870, Palanga, Courland Gover...
Heinrich Bürger
Heinrich Bürger (or: Heinrich Burger) (Hamelin, 29 February 1804, or 7 November 1804, or 20 January 1806, - Indramayu (Java) 25 March 1858) was by birth a German physicist, biologist and botanist emp...
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Yehuda D. Nevo
Yehuda D. Nevo b. 1932 was a Middle Eastern archeologist living in Israel. He died after a long battle with cancer in 1992.Nevo discovered Kufic inscriptions in the Negev desert in Israel, four hund...
Lazăr Șăineanu
Lazăr Șăineanu ([ˈlazər ʃəjˈne̯anu], also spelled Șeineanu, born Eliezer Schein; Francisized Lazare Sainéan, [lazaʁ sa.ine.ɑ̃], or Sainéanu; April 23, 1859 – May 11, 1934) was a Romanian-born philolog...
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Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner
Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner or Gottlieb William Leitner M.A., Ph.D., L.L.D., D.O.L. (14 October 1840 – 22 March 1899) was a British orientalist.
Dr. Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner was born in Pest, Hungary...
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Moses Schorr
Moses Schorr, Polish: Mojżesz Schorr (May 10, 1874 – July 8, 1941) was a rabbi, Polish historian, politician, Bible scholar, assyriologist and orientalist. Schorr was one of the top experts on the his...
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J. Marshall Unger
James Marshall Unger, (born May 28, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio), is a professor of Japanese at Ohio State University who specializes in historical linguistics and the writing systems of East Asia.
Julius Oppert
Julius Oppert (July 9, 1825 – August 21, 1905), French-German Assyriologist, was born at Hamburg, of Jewish parents.After studying at Heidelberg, Bonn and Berlin, he graduated at Kiel in 1847; and the...
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Gustav Solomon Oppert
Gustav Solomon Oppert, brother of Julius Oppert, German Indologist and Sanskritist, born 30 July 1836 in Hamburg, died in 1908 in Berlin. He was a professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, Pres...
Ezra Vogel
Ezra Feivel Vogel (born July 11, 1930) is a Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus at Harvard University and has written on Japan, China, and Asia generally.
He was born to a Jewi...
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Samuel Noah Kramer
Samuel Noah Kramer (September 28, 1897 – November 26, 1990) was one of the world's leading Assyriologists and a world renowned expert in Sumerian history and Sumerian language.
Kramer was born on ...
Tikva Frymer-Kensky
Tikva Frymer-Kensky (1943 - August 31, 2006) was a Professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School. She received her MA and PhD from Yale University. She had previously served on the faculties ...
Ármin Vámbéry
Ármin Vámbéry, also known as Arminius Vámbéry (19 March 1832 – 15 September 1913), was a Hungarian Turkolog and traveller.
Vámbéry was born as Hermann Bamberger or Ármin Bamberger in Szentgyörgy,...
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John Nathan
John Nathan (born 1940) is the translator of Japanese works written by celebrated authors such as Yukio Mishima and Kenzaburō Ōe. Nathan is also an Emmy-award winning producer, writer and director of ...
Samuel Landauer
Samuel Landauer (born at Hürben, Bavaria, February 22, 1846; died 1937 in Augsburg) was a German Jewish orientalist and librarian.He received his education at the Yeshiva of Eisenstadt (Hungary), the ...
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Immanuel Oscar Menahem Deutsch
Immanuel Oscar Menahem Deutsch (1829 – 28 October 1873) was a German Jewish scholar of Semitic studies, the Talmud and Middle Eastern studies.
He was born in Neisse, Prussian Silesia (now Nysa, Po...
Timeline of Muhammad Asad's life
This article enlists the events in the life of Muhammad Asad (2 July 1900 - 20 February 1992).
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Franz Rosenthal
Franz Rosenthal (August 31, 1914 – April 8, 2003) was the Louis M. Rabinowitz professor of Semitic languages at Yale from 1956 to 1967 and Sterling Professor Emeritus of Arabic, scholar of Arabic lite...