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  1. 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 (Author)

    £40.00

    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
  2. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

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

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    ISBN: 9781909724921
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
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    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
  3. The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb

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

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

    £38.00

    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 &nb... .... Learn More
  4. Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam

    Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam [Hardback]

    Alain George (Editor); Andrew Marsham (Editor)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9780190498931
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    When the Umayyads, the first Islamic dynasty, rose to power shortly after the death of the Prophet Muhammad (d. 632), the polity of which they assumed control had only recently expanded out of Arabia into the Roman eastern Mediterranean, Iraq and ... .... Learn More
  5. Envisioning Islam: Syriac Christians and the Early Muslim World

    Envisioning Islam: Syriac Christians and the Early Muslim World [Paperback]

    Michael Philip Penn (Author)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9780812224023
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion
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    The first Christians to encounter Islam were not Latin-speakers from the western Mediterranean or Greek-speakers from Constantinople but Mesopotamian Christians who spoke the Aramaic dialect of Syriac. Under Muslim rule from the seventh century on... .... Learn More
  6. Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia

    Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia [Hardback]

    Nadia Jamil (Author)

    £44.00

    ISBN: 9781909724969
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
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    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. Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

    Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History [Hardback]

    Matthew S. Gordon (Editor); Kathryn A. Hain (Editor)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9780190622183
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Concubines and Courtesans contains sixteen essays that consider, from a variety of viewpoints, enslaved and freed women across medieval and pre-modern Islamic social history. The essays bring together arguments regarding slavery, gender, social ne... .... Learn More
  8. Developing Perspectives in Mamluk History: Essays in Honor of Amalia Levanoni

    Developing Perspectives in Mamluk History: Essays in Honor of Amalia Levanoni [Hardback]

    Yuval Ben-Bassat (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9789004340466
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Islamic History and Civilization
    Volume: 143
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    The present volume contains seventeen essays on the Mamluk Sultanate, an Islamic Empire of slaves whose capital was in Cairo between the 13th and the 16th centuries, written by leading historians of this period. It discusses topics as varied as so... .... Learn More
  9. In God's Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire

    In God's Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire [Paperback]

    Robert G. Hoyland (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780190618575
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Ancient Warfare and Civilization
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    In just over a hundred years-from the death of the Mohammed in 632 to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate in 750-the followers of the Prophet swept across the whole of the Middle East, North Africa, and Spain. The conquered territory was larger... .... Learn More
  10. Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250

    Islamic Art and Architecture 650-1250 [Paperback]

    Richard Ettinghausen (Author); Oleg Grabar (Author); Marilyn Jenkins-Madina (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780300088694
    Published by : Yale University Press
    A richly illustrated study and overview of Islamic art and architecture from the 7th to 13th century. Each section of the book includes a discussion of the historical and cultural setting in each area of the Islamic world, preceding a more deta... .... Learn More

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