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University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA 93106-0001)
Dwight F. Reynolds (Project Director: June 1993 to present)

An Arabic Oral Epic

To support the translation of a northern Egyptian version of an Arabic oral epic poem, the SIRAT BANI HILAL, which narrates the migration, conquest, and defeat of a Bedouin tribe in the Arabian peninsula and North Africa.

Project fields:
Near and Middle Eastern Literature


Research Programs

Total amounts:
$45,000 (approved)
$44,977 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1994 – 6/30/1995