Islam & the Middle East

The world of Islam from its seventh century beginnings expanding westwards to Spain and eastwards throughout the Near East to India and central Asia, covering art and architecture, history, archaeology, religion and philosophy

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  1. Seals and Talismans (Khalili Islamic Collections, Vol. 13)

    Seals and Talismans (Khalili Islamic Collections, Vol. 13) [Hardback]

    Ludvik Kalus (Author)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9781874780779
    Published by : Khalili Collections
    Series: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
    Volume: 13
    In preparation, no date. .... Learn More
  2. Textiles, Carpets and Costumes

    Textiles, Carpets and Costumes [Hardback]

    Michael Franses (Author)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9781874780786
    Published by : Khalili Collections
    Series: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
    Volume: 14
    A catalogue of the 300 textiles, carpets and costumes showing the splendor and diversity of textiles art from the Islamic lands. .... Learn More
  3. Introduction à l’Histoire des Mongols de Fadl Allah Rashid ed-din

    Introduction à l’Histoire des Mongols de Fadl Allah Rashid ed-din [Paperback]

    Edgard Blochet (Author); Charles Melville (Introduction)

    $59.99

    ISBN: 9781909724846
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Edgard Blochet (1870-1937), the French orientalist, left his mark in several areas of Middle Eastern and Asian studies. In 1910 his introduction to Rashīd al-Dīn’s Jāmi‘ al-tawārīkh was published as volume XII in the E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Series. T... .... Learn More
  4. The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb

    The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb [Paperback]

    Ḥamd-Allāh Mustaufī (Author); Guy Le Strange (Translator); Charles Melville (Introduction)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781909724884
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Guy Le Strange (1854-1933) pioneered the study of the historical geography of the Middle East, and especially Persia, notably in his Lands of the Eastern Caliphate (Cambridge, 1905) and the present work which contains an English translation of Mu... .... Learn More
  5. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

    Charles Melville (Introduction); H.L. Rabino (Author)

    $59.99

    ISBN: 9781909724921
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Mázandarán and Astarábád was first published as volume VII of the new series of the E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Series (1928). Much of the data was retrieved in the course of two expeditions by the author, one in spring of 1908 and the other between Nove... .... Learn More
  6. Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia

    Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia [Hardback]

    Nadia Jamil (Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781909724969
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    The poetry of pre-Islamic Arabia is a neglected tessera in the mosaic of Late Antiquity. It is the only literary corpus of that time that embodies the voices of the Arabs, and is, thus, a critical complementary resource for understanding the histo... .... Learn More
  7. Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan

    Charles Masson and the Buddhist Sites of Afghanistan : Explorations, Excavations, Collections 1833-1835 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592159
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 215
    From 1833–8, Charles Masson (1800–1853) was employed by the British East India Company to explore the ancient sites in southeast Afghanistan. During this period, he surveyed over a hundred sites around Kabul, Jalalabad... .... Learn More
  8. Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum

    Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Simon Denham (Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780861592081
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publication series
    Volume: 208
    Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay. They are common from around 7000 BC and have remained in use in parts of the world continuously until the ... .... Learn More
  9. Late Roman to Late Byzantine/Early Islamic Period Lamps in the Holy Land

    Late Roman to Late Byzantine/Early Islamic Period Lamps in the Holy Land: The Collection of the Israel Antiquities Authority [Paperback]

    Varda Sussman (Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781784915704
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This volume illustrates lamps from the Byzantine period excavated in the Holy Land and demonstrates the extent of their development since the first enclosing/capturing of light (fire) within a portable man-made vessel. Lamps, whic... .... Learn More
  10. Bordered Places - Bounded Times

    Bordered Places - Bounded Times: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Turkey [Hardback]

    Emma L. Baysal (Editor); Leonidas Karakatsanis (Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781898249382
    Published by : British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara
    Building on similarities and exploring differences in the way scholars undertake their research, this volume presents crossdisciplinary communication on the study of borders, frontiers and boundaries through time, with a focus on Turkey. Standing ... .... Learn More

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