Dozy, Reinhart

Dozy, Reinhart a famous Dutch Orientalist, was born at Leyden, February 21, 1820. From 1850 to 1883 he was professor at the university of his native city, and was known as one of the best Arabic scholars. He died April 29, 1883. In 1845 he published Dictionnaire Detaille des Noms et des Vetenent chez les Arabes (Amsterdam), for which he received a prize from the Netherlandish Institute of Sciences. Of his other works, we mention Scriptorum Arabum Loci de Abbadidis (Leyden, 1846-63, 3 volumes): — Commentaire Historique sur le Poeme d'Ibn-Abdoun (ibid. 1848): — Histoire des Musulmans d'Espagne (ibid. 1861, 1881, 4 volumes; Germ. transl. in 2 volumes 1874): — Catalogus Codicum Orientalium Bibliothecae Lugdun- Bafave (ibid. 1851, 2 volumes): — Notices sur Quelques Manuscrits Arabes (ibid. 1847-51). His last work is his Supplem aux Dictionniaires Arabes (1877-81, 2 volumes) one of the most important in the department of Arabic lexicography. (B.P.)

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