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Arabic-English thematic lexicon

PJ6640 .N46 2007 (Norlin Stacks)


Oxford-Duden pictorial English dictionary with English-Arabic index

PJ6640 .O88 2003


A Dictionary Of Andalusi Arabic

PJ6756 .C67 1997 (Norlin Stacks)


al-Nibras : English-Arabic Dictionary

PJ6640 .L83 1993



Encyclopaedia of Islam


Oxford Islamic Studies Online


Encyclopedia of the history of Arabic science


Dictionary of literary biography


Islamic civilization : history, contributions, and influence : a compendium of literature
DS36.85 .G49 2006


Encyclopedia of Arabic language and linguistics
PJ6031 .E5 2006


Notable Muslims : Muslim builders of world civilization and culture
BP70 .D45 2006


Encyclopedia of the Palestinians
DS113.6 .E53 2005


Modern Arabic literature in translation : a companion
PJ7538 .A38 2005


Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim world
BP40 .E525 2004


The Muslims : encyclopaedia of Islam : including entries prepared by a number of leading orientalists and modern Islamic scholars. (11 vols.)

BP40 .M87 2004 (Norlin Stacks)


Encyclopedia of Arabic literature.

PJ7510 .E53 1998