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Biblioteca de al-Andalus

Biblioteca de al-Andalus is a standard encyclopaedia of the academic discipline of Al-Andalus studies. It embraces articles on various aspects of cultural life in Muslim Spain, through the biographies of around 2400 Andalusian authors and a detailed study of over 10000 texts, focused on different fields of knowledge. It is the first reference work published by the Fundacion Ibn Tufayl de Estudios Arabes within the Al-Andalus Culture Encyclopaedia project.

Castes and Tribes of Southern India

Castes and Tribes of Southern India is a seven-volume encyclopedia of social groups of Madras Presidency and the princely states of Travancore, Mysore, Coorg and Pudukkottai published by British museologist Edgar Thurston and K. Rangachari in 1909.

Coptic Encyclopedia

The Coptic Encyclopedia is an eight-volume work covering the history, theology, language, art, architecture, archeology and hagiography of Coptic Egypt. The encyclopedia was written by over 250 Western and Egyptian contributing experts in the field of Coptology, history, art and theology and was edited by Aziz Suryal Atiya. It was funded by Coptic Pope Shenouda III, the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and others. The Coptic Encyclopedia is the first Encyclopedia to focus on one of the Oriental Churches and since its publication in 1991 it has been used by ...

Encyclopaedia Biblica

Encyclopaedia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and Religion History, the Archeology, Geography and Natural History of the Bible, edited by Thomas Kelly Cheyne and J. Sutherland Black, is a critical encyclopedia of the Bible. In theology and biblical studies, it is often referenced as Enc. Bib., or as Cheyne and Black.

Encyclopaedia Biblica (Israel)

Encyclopaedia Biblica is a scientific encyclopedia of the Hebrew Bible, published in Israel by Bialik Institute in the Hebrew language. The work is scientific, rather than religious, but because of its Jewish background, it only deals with the Hebrew Bible and some apocrypha, but not with the New Testament, which is considered a part of the Bible in Christianity. The work on the encyclopedia started in 1942, before the establishment of the state of Israel. Biblical encyclopedias in several languages existed then, but there was no such in work in Hebrew, which by that time was already the l ...

Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia

The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, society and culture, edited by David Horton, is an encyclopaedia published by the "Aboriginal Studies Press" at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies in 1994 and available in two volumes or on CD-ROM covering all aspects of Indigenous Australians lives and world. There are 2000 entries and 1000 photographs, with the CD-ROM having 250 sound items and 40 videos. An Indigenous language map was produced in 1996. It consists of names and regions used in the encyclopaedia ...