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  1. 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)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781909724587
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Contains 182 poems, of which 111 survive only in this collection. .... Learn More
  2. Ibn Dāniyāl

    Ibn Dāniyāl: Three Shadow Plays [Paperback]

    Paul Kahle (Author)

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    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 examining the thre... .... 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 [Hardback]

    Alan Jones (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094426
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Contains 182 poems, of which 111 survive only in this collection. .... Learn More
  4. The Vagaries of the Qasidah

    The Vagaries of the Qasidah [Paperback]

    J. E. Montgomery (Author)

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    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 Abbasid collections. It offers a corrective to the more exaggerated claims concernin... .... Learn More
  5. The Southern Transjordan Edomite Plateau and the Dead Sea Rift Valley

    The Southern Transjordan Edomite Plateau and the Dead Sea Rift Valley: The Bronze Age to the Islamic Period (3800/3700 BC–AD 1917) [Hardback]

    Burton MacDonald (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781782978329
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Burton MacDonald presents an in-depth study of the archaeology and history of human presence over the past five-six thousand years in the southern segment of the Transjordan/Edomite Plateau and the Dead Sea Rift Valley to the west. The evidence fr... .... Learn More
  6. Hajj

    Hajj [Paperback]

    Luitgard Mols (Editor); Marjo Buitelaar (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9789088902857
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Volume: 43
    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2013, the National... .... Learn More
  7. Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī

    Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī [Paperback]

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

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    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
  8. Yaghnobi Studies I

    Yaghnobi Studies I [Paperback]

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

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    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
  9. 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
  10. Books and Bibliophiles

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

    Robert Gleave (Editor)

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    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

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