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. An Early Christian Reaction to Islam

    An Early Christian Reaction to Islam: Išū‘yahb III and the Muslim Arabs [Hardback]

    Iskandar Bcheiry (Author)

    £111.00

    ISBN: 9781463240981
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies
    Volume: 57
    The year 652 marked a fundamental political change in the Middle East and the surrounding region. An important and contemporary source of the state of the Christian Church at this time is to be found in the correspondence of the patriarch of the C... .... Learn More
  2. Arab-Sasanian Numismatics and History during the Early Islamic Period in Iran and Iraq

    Arab-Sasanian Numismatics and History during the Early Islamic Period in Iran and Iraq: The Johnson Collection of Arab-Sasanian Coins [Hardback]

    Hodge Mehdi Malek (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780901405944
    Published by : Spink Books
    Series: Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication
    Volume: 55
    This is the first major work to attempt a comprehensive survey of the Arab-Sasanian silver coinage since Walker’s 1941 Catalogue of the British Museum collection. Since then the number of recorded coins in the series has increased dramatically and... .... Learn More
  3. Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts

    Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597506
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Islamic artists channeled their energies not into easel painting and large-scale sculpture, but rather into what Western scholars, obeying a very different hierarchy of art forms, rather disparagingly termed the "decorative arts" or even "the mino... .... Learn More
  4. Rewriting Islamic Law

    Rewriting Islamic Law: The Opinions of the 'Ulamā' Towards Codification of Personal Status Law in Egypt [Hardback]

    Tarek Elgawhary (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781463239084
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 6
    This book explores the process, effects, and results of codification of Egyptian personal status laws as seen through the eyes of the ‘ulamā’. The codification process began in the mid-1800s and continued until the abolishment of the Sharī‘a court... .... Learn More
  5. Islam and Democracy

    Islam and Democracy: Voices of Muslims amongst us [Paperback]

    Amédée Edward Turner (Author); Davide Tacchini (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9788869771774
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    During the last six years, a team of scholars, researchers and religious leaders in Europe and the USA worked tirelessly, organising over seventy discussion groups that included members of the local Muslim communities. The present volume presents ... .... Learn More
  6. Codicological and Orthographical Analysis of Kitāb Ġurar al-fawāyd by aš-Šarīf al-Murtaḍā MS. 1665 H 43 Biblioteca Ambrosiana

    Codicological and Orthographical Analysis of Kitāb Ġurar al-fawāyd by aš-Šarīf al-Murtaḍā MS. 1665 H 43 Biblioteca Ambrosiana [Paperback]

    Ali Faraj (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869771583
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Abraxas / Essays
    During a period of over five years of work in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan, the author has examined the majority of its Arabic manuscripts in order to provide some elementary codicological data. This monograph describes the Kitāb Ġurar a... .... Learn More
  7. Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals  in the British Museum

    Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Simon Denham (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592081
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 208
    Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay. They are common from around 7000 BC and have remained in use in parts of the world continuously until the ... .... Learn More
  8. The Royal Mounds of A'ali in Bahrain

    The Royal Mounds of A'ali in Bahrain: The Emergence of Kingship in Early Dilmun [Hardback]

    Steffen Terp Laursen (Author); Gianni Terp Laursen (Contributor); Jesper Olsen (Contributor); Thomas Olsen (Contributor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9788793423169
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: Jutland Archaeological Society Publications
    Volume: 100
    The Royal Mounds of A’ali in Bahrain has long been shrouded in mystery and suspected to be the final resting place of the Bronze Age kings of Dilmun. Puzzled by their great size explorers and professional archaeologists have for hundreds of years ... .... Learn More
  9. Islam

    Islam: An Illustrated Journey [Hardback]

    Farhad Daftary (Author); Zulfikar Hirji (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781898592358
    Published by : Azimuth Editions
    Beginning in the world of late antiquity and the pre-Islamic period, the book takes the reader through Islam’s formative era and early development in the Arabian Peninsula, the rise and decline of major Muslim dynasties and finally into its p... .... Learn More
  10. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

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

    £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781909724921
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    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

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