Professor Cooperson of NELC Wins Award for his Translation of the Biography of Ibn Hanbal

Published: January 4, 2017

UCLA professor Michael Cooperson of Near Eastern languages and cultures has won the Sheikh Hamad Award for his Arabic-to-English translation of the “Virtues of the Imām Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal” by Ibn al-Jawzī.

Published by NYU Press in two volumes, Cooperson’s translation of the biography of Ibn Hanbal was penned by Ibn al-Jawzi, a Baghdad preacher, scholar.

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