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. The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi, Vol 4

    The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi, Vol 4: Translation of Books III and IV [Hardback]

    Jalalu'ddin Rumi(Author); Reynold A. Nicholson(Author)

    $29.50

    ISBN: 9780906094099
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    The second of three volumes of Nicholson's translation of Rumi's great poem on Islamic mysticism. .... Learn More
  2. A History of Syria in One Hundred Sites

    A History of Syria in One Hundred Sites [Paperback]

    Y. Kanjou(Editor); A. Tsuneki(Editor)

    $160.00

    ISBN: 9781784913816
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This volume presents the long history of Syria through a jouney of the most important and recently-excavated archaeological sites. The sites cover over 1.8 million years and all regions in Syria; 110 academics have contributed info... .... Learn More
  3. The Archaeology of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Adjacent Regions

    The Archaeology of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Adjacent Regions [Paperback]

    Konstantinos Kopanias(Editor); John MacGinnis(Editor)

    $160.00

    ISBN: 9781784913939
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The burgeoning of archaeological research in the Kurdish Autonomous Region of Iraq is one of the great success stories of world archaeology today. For twenty years it was impossible for western archaeologists to work in Iraq, and f... .... Learn More
  4. The 1820 Russian Survey of the Khanate of Shirvan

    The 1820 Russian Survey of the Khanate of Shirvan: A Primary Source on the Demography and Economy of an Iranian Province prior to its Annexation by Russia [Hardback]

    George A. Bournoutian(Author)

    $70.00

    ISBN: 9781909724808
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Shirvan, today mainly part of Azerbaijan, existed as an autonomous khanate, under Iranian influence, until 1820, when under pressure from Russia, the khan fled to Iran, and Shirvan was immediately annexed along with two neighbouri... .... Learn More
  5. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 46, 2016

    Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies Volume 46, 2016: Papers from the forty-seventh meeting of the Seminar for Arabian Studies held at the British Museum, London, 24 to 26 July 2015 [Paperback]

    Janet Starkey(Editor); Orhan Elmaz(Editor)

    $138.00

    ISBN: 9781784913632
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies
    Volume: 46
    The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the only international academic forum that meets annually for the presentation of research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula. It focuses on the fields of archaeology, architecture, art, ... .... Learn More
  6. The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

    The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia: An Analysis of a Complex System with Catalogue [Hardback]

    Michael Bonine(Author); Jere L. Bacharach(Editor)

    $100.00

    ISBN: 9780897223379
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    Volume: 30
    The Imperial Bank of Persia, established in 1889, was the first bank to issue banknotes and attempt to establish a modern banking system in Iran. Its banknotes are, in fact, some of the most beautiful and largest notes ever issued... .... Learn More
  7. Medieval Rural Settlements in the Syrian Coastal Region (12th and 13th Centuries)

    Medieval Rural Settlements in the Syrian Coastal Region (12th and 13th Centuries) [Paperback]

    Balázs Major(Author)

    $104.00

    ISBN: 9781784912048
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeolingua Central European Archaeological Heritage Series
    Volume: 9
    This book is the result of more than a dozen years of research in the field of the hitherto unstudied medieval settlement pattern of the Syrian coastal region in the 12th and 13th centuries. The conclusions presented in this work w... .... Learn More
  8. Norwich Cathedral Close

    Norwich Cathedral Close: The Evolution of the English Cathedral Landscape [Paperback]

    Roberta Gilchrist(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783270965
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the History of Medieval Religion
    Volume: Volume 26
    Winner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award What explains the layout of the cathedral and its close? What ideas and beliefs shaped this familiar landscape? Through this pioneering study of the development of the close of No... .... Learn More
  9. Islamic Art Close-Up

    Islamic Art Close-Up [Paperback]

    Sheila R. Canby(Author)

    $21.99

    ISBN: 9780714111896
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Art close-up
    This stunning book offers an exceptional view of design, workmanship and craft in paintings and manuscripts, calligraphy, metalwork, ceramics, jade, glass, wood and ivory.

    The book opens with an explanation of the char... .... Learn More
  10. Sharma

    Sharma: Un entrepôt de commerce medieval sur la côte du Ḥaḍramawt (Yémen, ca 980-1180) [Paperback]

    Axelle Rougeulle(Author); Rougeulle Axelle(Author)

    $176.00

    ISBN: 9781784911942
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: British Foundation for the Study of Arabia Monographs
    Volume: 17
    Cited by al-Muqaddasī in c.985 and then by al-Idrīsī in c.1150, the medieval port of Sharma was discovered in 1996 at the extremity of the Ra's Sharma, 50km east of al-Shiḥr on the Ḥaḍramawt coast o... .... Learn More

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