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  1. A Chronicle of the Reign of Shah 'Abbas

    A Chronicle of the Reign of Shah 'Abbas [Hardback]

    Charles Melville(Editor)

    $160.00

    ISBN: 9780906094495
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    This substantial and largely unknown Persian chronicle of the reign of Shah ‘Abbas I (1587–1629) exists in a unique manuscript, recently discovered in the Library of Christ’s College, Cambridge. Its author, Fazli... .... Learn More
  2. The Vagaries of the Qasidah by J. E. Montgomery

    The Vagaries of the Qasidah by J. E. Montgomery [Hardback]

    J. E. Montgomery(Author)

    $59.00

    ISBN: 9780906094358
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    A study of the tradition and practice of early Arabic poetry, this book provides an investigation of the multiple versions of early poems that exist in various AbCbasid collections. It offers a corrective to the more exaggerated c... .... Learn More
  3. The Jaysh al-tawshīḥ of Lisān al-Dīn ibn al-Khaṭīb

    The Jaysh al-tawshīḥ of Lisān al-Dīn ibn al-Khaṭīb: An anthology of Andalusian Arabic Muwashshaḥāt [Paperback]

    Alan Jones(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724587
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The Jaysh al-tawshih is second only to the Uddat al- Jalis of Ibn Bishri (published in this series in 1992) as a source of Andalusian Arabic muwashshahat. It contains 182 poems, of which 111 survive only in it, and includes 16 muw... .... Learn More
  4. The Jaysh al-tawshīḥ of Lisān al-Dīn ibn al-Khaṭīb

    The Jaysh al-tawshīḥ of Lisān al-Dīn ibn al-Khaṭīb: An anthology of Andalusian Arabic Muwashshaḥāt [Hardback]

    Alan Jones(Author)

    $49.95

    ISBN: 9780906094426
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The Jaysh al-tawshih is second only to the Uddat al- Jalis of Ibn Bishri (published in this series in 1992) as a source of Andalusian Arabic muwashshahat. It contains 182 poems, of which 111 survive only in it, and includes 16 muw... .... Learn More
  5. Ibn Dāniyāl

    Ibn Dāniyāl: Three Shadow Plays [Paperback]

    Paul Kahle(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9781909724624
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Very few examples of medieval Arabic drama have survived, a fact which constitutes a serious loss to our knowledge of Arab literary history. However, we can form some idea of the kind of work of which we have been deprived by exam... .... Learn More
  6. The Vagaries of the Qasidah by J. E. Montgomery

    The Vagaries of the Qasidah by J. E. Montgomery [Paperback]

    J. E. Montgomery(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724525
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    A study of the tradition and practice of early Arabic poetry, this book provides an investigation of the multiple versions of early poems that exist in various AbCbasid collections. It offers a corrective to the more exaggerated c... .... Learn More
  7. Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī

    Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī [Paperback]

    Guy Le Strange(Author); Reynold A. Nicholson(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724662
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    This description of the province of Fars, was written around the beginning of the 12th century A.D. The author cites his qualifications for it "I was well acquainted with the present condition of the people of Fars ... being ... .... Learn More
  8. Books and Bibliophiles

    Books and Bibliophiles: Studies in honour of Paul Auchterlonie on the Bio-Bibliography of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Robert Gleave(Editor)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9781909724402
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    The diverse studies presented in this volume recount the production, understanding and organisation of Muslim literature, both in the Muslim world and Western Europe. First, there are bio-bibliographical studies of Middle Eastern... .... Learn More
  9. The Kashf al-Mahjub (The Revelation of the Veiled) of Ali b. 'Uthman al-Jullãbi Hujwiri. An early Persian Treatise on Sufism

    The Kashf al-Mahjub (The Revelation of the Veiled) of Ali b. 'Uthman al-Jullãbi Hujwiri. An early Persian Treatise on Sufism [Paperback]

    Reynold A. Nicholson(Translator)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094372
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    Al-Hujwīrī came from Ghazna, now in Afghanistan, then the capital of the mighty Ghaznavid Empire. He was a Sufi mystic who travelled widely in the Middle East and Transoxiana. The Kashf al-Maḥjūb was probably ... .... Learn More
  10. The Rude, the Bad and the Bawdy

    The Rude, the Bad and the Bawdy: Essays in honour of Professor Geert Jan van Gelder [Hardback]

    Adam Talib(Editor); Marlé Hammond(Editor); Arie Schippers(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781909724334
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Throughout his distinguished career devoted to the study of Arabic language and literature, Geert Jan van Gelder sustained a particular interest in humour and irreverence: in mujūn, broadly understood as literary expressions ... .... Learn More

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