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Encyclopedia > Clifford Edmund Bosworth

Clifford Edmund Bosworth (born December 29, 1928, Sheffield, United Kingdom) is a British historian and orientalist, specializing in Arabic studies. He received his B.A. degree from Oxford University and M.A. and Ph.d. degrees from Edinburgh University. He held permanent posts at St. Andrews University, Manchester University, and Center for the Humanities at Princeton University. He is the author of about 100 articles in academic journals an composite volumes. His other contributions include early 200 articles in the Encyclopedia of Islam and some 100 articles in the Encyclopedia Iranica, as well as articles for Encyclopedia Britannica and Encyclopedia Americana. Bosworth is a Fellow of the British Academy. December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... , For other uses, see Sheffield (disambiguation). ... Orientalism is the study of Near and Far Eastern societies and cultures, languages and peoples by Western scholars. ... Arabic can mean: From or related to Arabia From or related to the Arabs The Arabic language; see also Arabic grammar The Arabic alphabet, used for expressing the languages of Arabic, Persian, Malay ( Jawi), Kurdish, Panjabi, Pashto, Sindhi and Urdu, among others. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B., from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford in England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate course of one or two years in duration. ... Doctor of Philosophy, or Ph. ... The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583 as a renowned centre for teaching in Edinburgh, Scotland. ... University of St Andrews The University of St Andrews was founded between 1410-1413 and is the oldest university in Scotland and the third oldest in the United Kingdom. ... University of Manchester Motto: Cognitio Sapientia Hvmanitas Knowledge, wisdom, humanity. ... Princeton University, incorporated as The Trustees of Princeton University, located in Princeton, New Jersey, is the fourth-oldest institution to conduct higher education in the United States. ... The Encyclopedia of Islam (EI) is a scholarly encyclopedia covering all aspects of Islamic civilization and history. ... Encyclopædia Iranica is a project of Columbia Universitys Center for Iranian Studies to create a comprehensive and authoritiative English language encyclopedia about the history and culture of Iran and Persia. ... 1913 advertisement for the 11th edition, with the slogan When in doubt - look it up in the Encyclopædia Britannica The Encyclopædia Britannica (properly spelt with æ, the ae-ligature) is the oldest English-language general encyclopedia. ... The Encyclopedia Americana is a reference work targeted at young teenagers (grade 8 in the US Educational system). ... Fellows of the British Academy (FBA). ...


  • UNESCO Avicenna Silver Medal, 1998
  • Dr Mahmud Afshar Foundation Prize for contributions to Iranian Studies, 2001
  • Prize by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Tehran, for contributions to Iranian historical studies, 2003
  • Triennial Award, 2003

Map of Iran and surrounding lands, showing location of Tehran The towering Alborz mountains rising above modern Elahiyeh district and its green neighborhoods. ...

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