Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten


Peter Tarras

Peter Tarras, M.A.

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Judaistik)


Peter Tarras is a research assistant in the DFG-funded project “Arabic and Latin Glossary” based at the University of Würzburg. He is currently completing his PhD thesis, supervised by Prof. Peter Adamson, LMU Munich, under the title “Dysdaimonia: Evil, Free Will, and Eschatology in al-Fārābī”. At the Institute of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Peter teaches courses on different aspects of medieval Middle Eastern Judaism. As an associated member of Biblia Arabica, he has worked on biblical quotations in Christian Arabic apologetical literature and developed a strong interest in manuscript studies and the history of modern manuscript collections.

Peter Tarras is member of the Munich Research Center for Jewish-Arabic Cultures. For further information consult the profile on the website.

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