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  1. Chahar Maqalah (The Four Discourses) of Nidhámí al-Arúdi al-Samarqandí

    Chahar Maqalah (The Four Discourses) of Nidhámí al-Arúdi al-Samarqandí [Paperback]

    Edward G. Browne(Author)

    $16.95

    ISBN: 9780906094068
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    Written in the middle of the 12th century for a member of the Ghurid family of Bamiyan (in modern Afghanistan) the Four Discourses are concerned with four professions necessary at the Prince's court, those of scribe, poet, astrologer and physician... .... Learn More
  2. The Diwans of 'Abid ibn al-Abras of Asad and 'Amir ibn at-Tufail of 'Amir ibn Sa'sa'ah

    The Diwans of 'Abid ibn al-Abras of Asad and 'Amir ibn at-Tufail of 'Amir ibn Sa'sa'ah [Hardback]

    Charles Lyall(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9780906094136
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Poems of 'Abid and 'Amir are found in other works but the 11th-century MS in the British Library on which this edition is based is unique. Both are tribal poets of the Jahiliyyah, the period before Islam. 'Abd ibn al-Abras, regarded as one of the ... .... Learn More
  3. Identification and Identity in Classical Arab Poetry

    Identification and Identity in Classical Arab Poetry [Hardback]

    M. C. Lyons(Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9780906094389
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    In early Arabic poetry, poets mostly speak in the first person - a point which sets their tradition apart from most other civilisations. This study investigates the characteristic poetic roles found in the works of thirty seven po... .... Learn More
  4. Alexander Romance in Persia and the East

    Alexander Romance in Persia and the East [Hardback]

    Richard Stoneman(Editor); Kyle Erickson(Editor); Ian Richard Netton(Editor)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9789491431043
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplements
    Volume: 15
    Alexander the Great of Macedon was no stranger to controversy in his own time. Conqueror of the Greek states, of Egypt and of the Persian Empire as well as many of the principalities of the Indus Valley, he nevertheless became revered as well as v... .... Learn More
  5. On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy

    On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy [Paperback]

    Averroes(Author); George F. Hourani(Translator)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9780718902223
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    In this treatise Ibn Rushd (Averroes) sets out to show that the Scriptural Law (shar') of Islam does not altogether prohibit the study of philosophy by Muslims, but, on the contrary, makes it a duty for a certain class of people, those with the ca... .... Learn More
  6. The World of Murtada al-Zabidi

    The World of Murtada al-Zabidi [Hardback]

    Stefan Reichmuth(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780906094600
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Murtada al-Zabidi was a Humanist scholar and a Muslim, whose twelfth-century writings are here examined in the context of their geographical and historical setting. The period when Zabidi was writing saw a shift in the balance of ... .... Learn More
  7. Kitab al-nasikh wa-l-mansukh of Abu 'Ubaid al-Qasim b. Sallam (MS Istanbul, Topkapi, Ahmet III A 143)

    Kitab al-nasikh wa-l-mansukh of Abu 'Ubaid al-Qasim b. Sallam (MS Istanbul, Topkapi, Ahmet III A 143) [Hardback]

    John Burton(Author)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9780906094174
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The term nasikh wa mansukh, usually translated as 'abrogation', relates to theories arising from the early exegesis of the Qur'an, in an attempt to resolve apparent contradictions in the Qur'anic text between different statements, especially those... .... Learn More
  8. Takhyil

    Takhyil: The Imaginary in Classical Arabic Poetics [Hardback]

    G. J. Van Gelder(Author); M. Hammond(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780906094693
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Takhyil is a term from Arabic poetics denoting the evocation of images. It has a broad spectrum of connotations throughout classical philosophical poetics and rhetoric, and it is closely linked to the Greek concept of phantasia. ... .... Learn More
  9. Tahafut al Tahafut (The Incoherence of the Incoherence)

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

    Averroes(Author); Simon Van den Bergh(Translator)

    $49.95

    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... .... Learn More
  10. The Qur'an

    The Qur'an [Hardback]

    Alan Jones(Author)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9780906094648
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The Qur'an is the sacred book of Islam. For Muslims it is the word of God revealed in Arabic by the archangel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad, and thence to mankind. Originally it was delivered orally: traditional sources indicate... .... Learn More

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