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Lbn-Khallikiin, Wajayat, IV, 424-426; YiiQii4 lrshad, XlX, 205- 207. Ch. I ARAB CULTURE IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY 31 been increasingly aware of the dangers confronting Arabic as a result of the influx of foreign elements, particularly Thrkish, which came with the Selchilkids. Ibn-al-Jawaliql also compiled a list of the foreign words introduced into the Arabic language. The influx of foreign elements into the Arab world and the transfer of authority from Arab to non-Arab dynasts whose mother tongue was either Persian, like the Buwaihids, or Thrkish, like the Selchilkids, or Kurdish, like the Aiyiibids, had a depressing effect on Arabic poetry.

I (Leyden, 1943), 603 (no. 13). See above, p. 24. See above, note 104. YiiQut, lrshiid, XVI, 261- 293. lbn-Khallikiin, Wajayat, IV, 424-426; YiiQii4 lrshad, XlX, 205- 207. Ch. I ARAB CULTURE IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY 31 been increasingly aware of the dangers confronting Arabic as a result of the influx of foreign elements, particularly Thrkish, which came with the Selchilkids. Ibn-al-Jawaliql also compiled a list of the foreign words introduced into the Arabic language. The influx of foreign elements into the Arab world and the transfer of authority from Arab to non-Arab dynasts whose mother tongue was either Persian, like the Buwaihids, or Thrkish, like the Selchilkids, or Kurdish, like the Aiyiibids, had a depressing effect on Arabic poetry.

Lbn-KhallikAn, Jlllifayilt, VI, 81-98. Cb. I ARAB CULTUilB IN THE TWELFTH CENTURY 29 at the Ni~Iyah of Baghdad, as a military judge of Jerusalem under Saladin, and as the founder of two madrasah-type schools at Aleppo. sufiyah 10' (The celebrated words of the sultan and his distinguished works), and the history of his adopted city, Aleppo. In Arab historiography, lbn-Shaddad belongs to both the twelfth and thirteenth centuries and exemplifies, perhaps more than any other, the main characteristics of Arab historiography during the period under consideration, with its emphasis not on universal or general but on local and dynastic history as well as on biography.

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