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. Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī

    Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī [Paperback]

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

    £20.00

    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 well versed also in th... .... Learn More
  2. Yaghnobi Studies I

    Yaghnobi Studies I [Paperback]

    Antonio Panaino (Editor); Andrea Gariboldi (Editor); Paolo Ognibene (Editor)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9788857521824
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Volume: 12
    The present volume collects some contributions about the Yaghnob Valley inspired by or directly developed in the framework of the various scientific missions of the University of Bologna in Tajikistan (2007-2012). The articles her... .... Learn More
  3. Jawn Martyr of Karbala Lamented

    Jawn Martyr of Karbala Lamented: arsiyah Dar Hal Janab Jawn Ibn Hawiyy Mawla Abi Dharr Al-Ghifari [Hardback]

    His Highness Raja Muḥammad Amīr Ahmad Khān (Author); Peter Knapcyzk (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9781905912407
    Published by : The Shīah Institute Press
    Series: The Shīah Heritage of South Asia
    This hitherto unpublished marsiyah composed by Rajad Mohammad Amir Ahmad Khan of Mahmudabad is unique for a number of reasons. The subject of the marsiyah is Jawn, an Abyssinian companion of Imam al-Ḥusayn, who was martyred in Karbala. It is the v... .... Learn More
  4. Books and Bibliophiles

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

    Robert Gleave (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    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 and Muslim liter... .... Learn More
  5. 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)

    £18.00

    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 written in Lahore, where he is buried,... .... Learn More
  6. The Rude, the Bad and the Bawdy

    The Rude, the Bad and the Bawdy [Hardback]

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

    Regular Price: £48.00

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    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 of indecency, encompas... .... Learn More
  7. Looted, Recovered, Returned: Antiquities from Afghanistan

    Looted, Recovered, Returned: Antiquities from Afghanistan [Paperback]

    Janet Ambers (Author); C. R. Cartwright (Author); C. Higgitt (Author); D. Hook (Author); St John Simpson (Author)

    Regular Price: £48.00

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9781784910167
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The “Begram ivories” are widely considered to be miniature masterpieces of Indian art and are one of the largest archaeological collections of ancient ivories. They were excavated at the site of Begram, in northern Afghanistan, in 1937 and 1939 an... .... Learn More
  8. After The Yemeni Spring

    After The Yemeni Spring [Paperback]

    Anna Maria Medici (Editor); URT-IRDH The Urbino Research Team on International Relations and Human Development (Author)

    £19.50

    ISBN: 9788857514376
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    The role of Yemen in the War on Terror throughout the 2000s has been crucial. It is a complex country, all too often trivialized by statistics focusing on its inconvenient position as the youngest and poorest country in the Arab world. Working on ... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Beyond Ibn Hawqal’s Bahr al-Fars

    Beyond Ibn Hawqal’s Bahr al-Fars [Paperback]

    Valeria Piacentini Fiorani (Editor)

    Regular Price: £39.00

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9781407312927
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2651
    The first section of the present volume is a report of the Italian involvement in Southern Makrān and Kharān, its aims and objects, modus operandi. It is essentially restricted to the Islamic era and represents a discourse preliminary to the secon... .... Learn More

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