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  1. The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue

    The Lost Archive: Traces of a Caliphate in a Cairo Synagogue [Hardback]

    Marina Rustow (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780691156477
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Series: Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World
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    The lost archive of the Fatimid caliphate (909-1171) survived in an unexpected place: the storage room, or geniza, of a synagogue in Cairo, recycled as scrap paper and deposited there by medieval Jews. Marina Rustow tells the story of this extraor... .... Learn More
  2. The Abu Bakr Cemetery at Giza

    The Abu Bakr Cemetery at Giza [Hardback]

    Tohfa Handoussa (Author); Edward Brovarski (Author)

    £123.00

    ISBN: 9781948488020
    Published by : Lockwood Press
    Series: Wilbour Studies in Egyptology and Assyriology
    Volume: 5
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  3. The Life of the Red Sea Dhow

    The Life of the Red Sea Dhow: A Cultural History of Seaborne Exploration in the Islamic World [Hardback]

    Dionisius A. Agius (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781848858060
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
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    For centuries the waters of the Red Sea have been amongst the most hazardous and feared in the world. Strong or erratic winds have taken lives and broken boats, smashed against rocks or hidden sandbars. Pirates too have menaced: some out for booty... .... Learn More
  4. Comparative Urbanism in the Greco-Roman and Early Islamic Near East

    Comparative Urbanism in the Greco-Roman and Early Islamic Near East [Hardback]

    Walter D. Ward (Author)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138185708
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East
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  5. Qasr Ibrim: The Ottoman Period

    Qasr Ibrim: The Ottoman Period [Paperback]

    John Alexander (Author); William Y. Adams (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780856982262
    Published by : Egypt Exploration Society
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  6. The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, Pre-1317 AH/1900 AD

    The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, Pre-1317 AH/1900 AD [Hardback]

    Timothy Insoll (Author); Salman Almahari (Author); Rachel MacLean (Author)

    £133.00

    ISBN: 9789004380783
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1 The Near and Middle East
    Volume: 126
    In, The Islamic Funerary Inscriptions of Bahrain, an illustrated catalogue of 150 gravestones with modern Arabic transcription and English translation is provided with discussion of gravestone chronology, types, manufacture, decoration, iconograph... .... Learn More
  7. Rural Economy and Tribal Society in Islamic Egypt: A Study of Al-Nabulusi's Villages of the Fayyum

    Rural Economy and Tribal Society in Islamic Egypt: A Study of Al-Nabulusi's Villages of the Fayyum [Hardback]

    Professor Yossef Rapoport (Author)

    £76.50

    ISBN: 9782503575186
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Medieval Countryside
    Volume: 19
    The Villages of the Fayyum is a unique and unparalleled thirteenth-century Arabic tax register of the province of the Fayyum in Middle Egypt. Based on this tax-register, this book utilises quantitative research methods and spatial GIS analysis to ... .... Learn More
  8. The Villages of the Fayyum - A Thirteenth-Century Register of Rural, Islamic Egypt

    The Villages of the Fayyum - A Thirteenth-Century Register of Rural, Islamic Egypt [Hardback]

    Yossef Rapoport (Editor); Ido Shahar (Editor)

    £93.50

    ISBN: 9782503542775
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Medieval Countryside
    Volume: 18
    Medieval Islamic society was overwhelmingly a society of peasants, and the achievements of Islamic civilization depended, first and foremost, on agricultural production. Yet the history of the medieval Islamic countryside has been neglected or mar... .... Learn More
  9. Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500

    Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500 [Paperback]

    Patricia Blessing (Editor); Rachel Goshgarian (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781474437363
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Anatolia was home to a large number of polities in the medieval period. Given its location at the geographical and chronological juncture between Byzantines and the Ottomans, its story tends to be read through the Seljuk experience. This obscures ... .... Learn More
  10. Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem

    Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem [Hardback]

    Suleiman A. Mourad (Editor); Bedross Der Matossian (Editor); Naomi Koltun-Fromm (Editor)

    £165.00

    ISBN: 9781138936935
    Published by : Routledge
    Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does. As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on and accompanied its inhabitants throughout the... .... Learn More

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