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Früher Druck mit arabischen Typen in Leipzig, 17.–18. Jahrhundert

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In the case of the printing press with Arabic type be known letter from the 1755 painting to Johann David Michaelis, the sheer physical impossibility to print in Leipzig with Arabic script. The independent publications in Arabic Letters appeared relatively late in Leipzig. Johann Jacob Reiske (1716-1774), who followed Clodius 1748 on the Arabic Department, tried in the course of his literary career spanning more than 30 years, a number of publishers and printers. The writing was common in Leipzig since the 17th century, in principle the same, only broken in 1687 with a failed attempt Fleischer and 1766, when Schonermark introduced a smaller font for footnotes. This chapter discusses the importance of the printing press for the development of oriental studies and presents a chronological list of prints in Arabic script in Leipzig until 1800. The original text of the chapter is in German.

Keywords: Arabic script; Johann Jacob Reiske; Leipzig; oriental studies; printing press



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