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Paper: Teaching Oromo History as Muslim Historiography

29 November 2018 Michele Petrone ASA (African Studies Association) - Panel: Teaching pre-1800 African History. Local African historiography has already emerged as a field of research also in Islamic Studies. This passage is, anyway, far from being without culprits, mainly when it...
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MESA (Middle Eastern Studies Association) – Panel:...

18 November 2018 Michele Petrone analyzed in this paper the reception of a motive of Classical Arabic poetry (aṭlāl) in Ethiopian Islamic devotional literature. It is based on manuscript materials that are analyzed in the context of local production and performance of poetry. The motive...
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Seminars on Muslim Expansion in the Mediterranean...

11-19 October 2018 In the framework of the course “Storia delle Civiltà Mediterranee nel Medioevo” Michele Petrone gave five seminars on the naissance, expansion and fall of Islamic domain in Southern Italy, with a specific focus on Sicily and the Emirate of Bari (Apulia). Presentations...
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3rd Summer School in Ethiopian and Eritrean Manuscript...

25-29 September 2018 Advanced summer school on the study of Christian and Islamic manuscripts in Ethiopia and Eritrea. No reliable number for Islamic manuscripts in Ethiopia is known; until recently, only a few dozens were available and/or catalogued. In the past years, several hundred have...
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Paper: "La magie juive entre Orient et Occident à...

3 December 2018 Odile Dapsens will present "La magie juive entre Orient et Occident à travers le cas de la Geniza du Caire et de la traduction latine du Sefer Razielis" to the cycle d'ateliers : "La magie dans l’Orient juif, chrétien et musulman : recherches en cours et études de...
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