Johann Heinrich Hottinger

Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century
Author(s): 
Loop, Jan
ISBN: 
9780199682140
Date published: 
October 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£80.00

This book is the first documentation of Hottinger's Arabic and Islamic studies. It includes a biographical account of Hottinger, studies of his activities as a bibliographer of Arabic texts, as teacher of the Arabic language, as student of the history of Islam, and as a Protestant who used his work to engage in anti-Catholic polemics.