Attai Mikhail Osipovich( Arabist)
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Biography Attai Mikhail Osipovich
Born in Damascus in 1853. He studied at the University School of Medicine, founded by the Americans in Beirut. Since 1873, took the lecturer of Arabic language for special classes Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages in Moscow, in addition, gives courses of Arabic metrics, Islamic law and popular Syrian dialect of Arabic language. Contains also a teacher of Arabic at the Imperial Lyceum Tsarevich Nicholas in Moscow. Major works of A.: "A Practical Guide to the study of Arabic language" (3rd ed., . M., . 1911), "The Arab reader" (Kazan, . 1886), "The Book of Kalila and Dimna, , . known under the name Bidpaya "(M., . 1889), "Arabic-Russian Dictionary (printed),
. Many articles placed them in "Proceedings of the Eastern Board of the Moscow Archaeological Society. In Arabic: "Manual of universal history" (Beirut, 1895), "book of problems in arithmetic" (Beirut, 1896), "History of Arabic Literature" (Moscow, 1900).