Charles Pellat

Charles Pellat (28 September 1914, in Souk Ahras – 28 October 1992, in Bourg-la-Reine) was an Algerian-born French academic, historian, translator, and scholar of Oriental studies, specialized in Arab studies and Islamic studies. He was an or of the Encyclopaedia of Islam published by Brill Academic Publishers, and a member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres.[1]

Biography[]

Charles Pellat was born in Souk Ahras, French Algeria.

He was professor of Arabic at the Collège Louis le Grand from 1947 to 1951, at the École des langues orientales from 1951 to 1956, and at the Sorbonne from 1956 to 1978. In 1984 he became a member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres.[1]

He was a contributing or to several articles of the second ion of the Encyclopaedia of Islam, published by Brill Academic Publishers; throughout his career, he had translated several works written in Arabic by the classical Muslim scholar al-Jāḥiẓ (781-869 CE) into French.

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  1. ^ a b Académie des inscriptions & belles-lettres (France) (1992). Comptes rendus des séances - Académie des inscriptions & belles-lettres. Éditions Klincksieck. p. 647. Retrieved 20 December 2012.