Craig A. Monson
Nuns Behaving Badly
Tales of Music, Magic, Art, and Arson in the Convents of Italy
Muhsin S. Mahdi (1926–2007) was the James R. Jewett Professor Emeritus of Arabic in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, Harvard University. He published the critical Arabic editions of many of Alfarabi's works, as well as the definitive edition of the Thousand and One Nights and a pathbreaking study of Ibn Khaldun's philosophy of history.