Winners 2016

In the category Arabic to Spanish:

First prize (100,000 USD):

SALVADOR PEÑA MARTÍN

For the translation of Mil y una noches in four volumes

EDITORIAL Verbum -, Madrid

 

Second prize (60,000 USD):

IGNACIO FERRANDO

For the Translation of Azazel – Youssef Ziedan

EDITORIAL Turner – Madrid

 

Third prize (40,000):

MAHMUD SOBH

For the editing and translation of El diván de la poesía Árabe oriental y Andalusí

EDITORIAL Visor Libros – Madrid

 

In the category Spanish to Arabic:

First prize (100,000 USD):

SALEH ALMANI

For the Translation of Diez mujeres – Marcela Serrano

Bloomsbury – Qatar Foundation

 

Second prize (60,000 USD):

SULAYMĀN AL `AṬṬĀR

For the Translation of El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha

al Markaz al Qawmī li-al-Tarjama – Cairo

 

(A Special Prize on the occasion of the four hundredth anniversary of DON MIGUEL DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA)

Third prize (40,000 USD):

`ALĪ IBRĀHĪM MENŪFĪ

For the Translation of Hatshapsut: de reina a Faraón de Egipto

Teresa Bedman – Francisco J. Martín Valentín

al Markaz al Qawmī li-al-Tarjama – Cairo

 

In the category Arabic to English:

First prize (100000 USD):

Michael Cooperson

For the translation of Virtues of the Imām Aḥmad ibn Ḥanbal – Ibn al-Jawzī
Library of Arabic LiteratureNew York University Press

 

In the category English to Arabic:

First prize (100,000):

MURĀD TADGHŪT

For the Translation of Arabic Manuscripts: A Vademecum for Readers – Adam Gacek

Ma`had al-Makhṭūṭāt al-`Arabiyah – Cairo

 

Second prize (60,000 USD):

ḤASAN ḤILMĪ

For the translation of The Cantos of Ezra Pound (selections) –Personae: Collected Shorter Poems (selections)

al Markaz al Qawmī li-al-Tarjama – Cairo

 

Third prize (40,000 USD):

MUṢṬAFA MUḤAMMAD `ABD ALLAH QĀSIM

For his translation of Constantinople – City of the World’s Desire 1453-1924 – Philip Mansel

al Majlis al Waṭanī li-al-Thaqāfah wa al Funūn wa al Ādāb – Kuwait

 

In the category of achievement:

(100,000 USD each)

 

CASA ÁRABE – Madrid, Córdoba – Spain

BANIPAL PUBLISHING – London – UK

IBN TUFAYL FOUNDATION FOR ARABIC STUDIES – Almería – Spain