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  1. Christians and Others in the Umayyad State

    Christians and Others in the Umayyad State [Paperback]

    Antoine Borrut (Editor); Fred M. Donner (Editor)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9781614910312
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Late Antique and Medieval Islamic Near East
    Volume: 1
    The papers in this first volume of the new Oriental Institute series LAMINE are derived from a conference entitled “Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians in the Umayyad State,” held at the University of Chicago on June 17–18, 2011. The goal of t... .... Learn More
  2. People of the Prophet's House

    People of the Prophet's House [Hardback]

    Fahmida Suleman (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781898592327
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    Despite their distinct theological differences, Shi'a and Sunni Muslims, followers of the two main branches of Islam, share a number of core beliefs including an allegiance to and love for the Prophet Muhammad and members of his f... .... Learn More
  3. The Life, Personality and Writings of al-Junayd

    The Life, Personality and Writings of al-Junayd [Paperback]

    Ali Hassan Abdel-Kader (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780718902230
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Al-Junayd (d. 910) was one of the most significant figures of the formative period of Islamic mystical thought and practice in the third to ninth centuries. This volume contains an account of his life, personality and writings; his doctrine; an... .... Learn More
  4. The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine

    The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine [Hardback]

    Gideon Avni (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780199684335
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Using a comprehensive evaluation of recent archaeological findings, Avni addresses the transformation of local societies in Palestine and Jordan between the sixth and eleventh centuries AD. Arguing that these archaeological findin... .... Learn More
  5. Averroes

    Averroes: Tahafut al Tahafut (The Incoherence of the Incoherence) [Paperback]

    Simon Van den Bergh (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094563
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Ibn Rushd, known to Christian Europe as Averroes, came from Córdoba in Spain and lived from 1126 to 1198. He is regarded as the last great Arab philosopher in the Classical tradition, and, under the patronage of the Almohad ruler Abu Ya'quib Yu... .... Learn More
  6. Al-Farabi's Philosophical Lexicon

    Al-Farabi's Philosophical Lexicon [Hardback]

    Ilai Alon (Editor); Shukri Abed (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9780906094471
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Al-Farabi (d. 950 AD), was perhaps the most original and influential of all Muslim philosophers of the Middle Ages. His intellectual activity spanned over areas as different as music, medicine, political theory, linguistics, logic, metaphysics,... .... Learn More
  7. Before and After Muhammad

    Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused [Hardback]

    Garth Fowden (Author)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9780691158532
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, yet students of Antiquity and the Middle Ages mostly ignore it. Despite intensive study of late Antiquity over the last fifty years, even generous definitions of this p... .... Learn More
  8. Ibn Khaldun

    Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times [Paperback]

    Allen J. Fromherz (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780748644834
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
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  9. Byzantine Matters

    Byzantine Matters [Hardback]

    Averil Cameron (Author)

    £15.95

    ISBN: 9780691157634
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    For many of us, Byzantium remains "byzantine" - obscure, marginal, difficult. Despite the efforts of some recent historians, prejudices still deform popular and scholarly understanding of the Byzantine civilization, ofte... .... Learn More

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