Books by Aloys Sprenger. The Life of Mohammad (Allahabad, ). Das Leben und die Lehre des Mohammad nach bisher grösstentheils unbenutzten Quellen. ALOYS SPRENGER (). His Life and Contribution to Urdu Language and Literature. Muhammad Ikram Chaghatai. Dr. Aloys Sprenger (in ). Sprenger, Aloys, , ed.: Abdu-r-razzaq’s dictionary of the technical terms of the Sufies (Calcutta: ), by ? ʻAbd al-Razzāq al-Qāshānī.

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With this end in view the government formed an Educational Committee inbut it proved inactive. He prepared a catalogue of the manuscripts and got it published in Member feedback about Niftawayh: Member feedback about Soviet Orientalist studies in Islam: Sprenger worked here for about a year and a half in various military hospitals.

The Brethren of Purity Arabic: The main reason of this affiliation was that the objectives which led to the formation of this Society were already being fulfilled by the College. Thus a certain inhabitant of Cordoba, Khashkhash by name, assembled a grou The name of his father given here is Christoph Sprenger, an ex-Collector of Customs, which shows that he had left this service before OktoberInnsbruck ; Johann Fuech: Since the award has been presented yearly until and then irregularly every two or three years.

Elf Jahre spaeter, als ich Indien verliess, hatte ich das Vergnuegen, ueber ein Dutzend Nachahmungen zu sehen. In regard to Urdu he also expressed the following views: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wiktionary 0 entries edit. He passed in from the gymnasium at Innsbruck to the university of Vienna, where he studied medicine and oriental languages, and was encouraged in his studies by Hammer-Purgstall and Rosenzweig.

It is true that compared to Arabic his books and compilations in other languages are not numerous but their number is not so small as to be dismissed outright as unworthy of attention. He maintained his previous contention throughout.

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Both these journals were edited by Master Ram Chandra, a teacher and famous arithmetician of the Delhi College. During the course of its operation the press published books on various sciences, history, ethics and other social and literary topics. His voluminous collection of Arabic, Persian, Hindustani and other manuscripts and printed material was eventually sprenge by the Berlin State Library.

He had intended to compile it in five large volumes but he could publish its first volume only. Look up Alois in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Views Read Edit View history. In grade three and four Latin was added to these subjects. In he obtained letters of naturalisation as a British subject. As time went on, academic standards were developed generally, and were increasingly applied to studies of Islam. The language of its first edition spreenger very difficult and beyond the understanding of an average reader.

Aloys Sprenger

Sprenger was born on 3 September in Nassereith, a small village near Innsbruck in the province of Tirol. He made full use of it and with the help of local scholars and staff of the College rendered several books into Urdu within a short period of two or three years. Views Read Edit View history. Another teacher who greatly impressed Sprenger during this period of his student life in Vienna University was Vincenz von Rosenzweig-Schowannau As Sprenger had been the head of various institutions and academies, he had friendly relations with scholars all over India and they would often present him, for personal motives, such manuscripts.

After completing his education at Vienna University Sprenger wanted to get an employment either in the faculty of Oriental studies of the University or in the old Oriental Academy of Vienna. Muhammad Revolvy Brain revolvybrain Muhammad mp3.

Member feedback about List of honorary citizens of Vienna: Sprenger was deeply influenced by them and kept them before him while preparing the critical texts of books like Khiradnama Sikandari and Gulistan.


Soon after his arrival in India he began to support the Orientalists openly.

X 4th April,pp. Aolys his book Muruj adh-dhahab wa maadin aljawhar The fields of gold and the mines of jewelsal-Mas’udi writes that Khashkhash Ibn Saeed Ibn Aswad, from Delba Palos de la Frontera sailed into the Atlantic Ocean in and returned with a shipload of valuable treasures.

The name Sprenger may refer to the following individuals: This crucial source of medieval Islamic culture and scholarship, from his own and various ancient civilizations, preserves names of authors, books and accounts that are otherwise entirely lost.

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Before coming to Vienna, Sprenger did not know any Islamic language. Soon after resuming the charge of the Principal he not only took numerous steps to improve the administration and teaching of the College but also accelerated the translation work of the Society with great enthusiasm.

Every student had to spend all four years in this phase. Background Mainz at the end of the 15th century In the Domkustos, Diether of Isenburg, was elected, with a small majority, beating Adolph of Nassau to become the new Archbishop of Mainz. One source of this knowledge was the literary work of Hammer in which he mentioned the poetical achievements of some of the leading Persian poets of India.

In his article Sprenger also severely criticised some of the Arabic textbooks of Fort William College and recommended their removal from the syllabus, on the ground that they did not represent the Arabic speaking people, and suggested some alternatives for them. His voluminous collection of Arabic, Persian, Hindustani and other manuscripts and printed material was eventually acquired by the Berlin State Library. For want of resources Sprenger could not continue the project and was soon obliged to abandon it.

This arrangement of Sprenger is unconventional as well as modern.