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A Treatise on Sama and Ghina from the Collection of the Oriental Department of the St. Petersburg State University Research Library

Manuscripta Orientalia. 2015. Vol. 21. No. 1. P. 42-45.
Alexeev A. K.

The presented paper is devoted to the composition of the famous Muslim theologian mulla Ali b. Sultan Muhammad al-Haraqi al-Qari contained in the convalute Ms.O. 267 of the Oriental Department of the St. Petersburg State University Research Library, which describes the approaches and ideas of this Muslim thinker regarding traditions of listening of music and singing (sama' and ghina'). Nowdays these ideas have significant meaning for understanding approaches to the phenomenon of arts from the side of fundamentalists movement's representatives.