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  1. An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire

    An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire [Hardback]

    Jamel Velji (Author)

    £70.00
    ISBN: 9780748690886
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
     How can religion transform a society? This book investigates the ways in which a medieval Islamic movement harnessed Quranic visions of utopia to construct one of the most brilliant and lasting empires in Islamic history (979-1171). The Fati... .... Learn More
  2. Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516-1831

    Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516-1831 [Hardback]

    Constantin Panchenko (Author); Brittany Pheiffer Noble (Author); Samuel Noble (Author)

    £33.99

    ISBN: 9781942699071
    Published by : Holy Trinity Seminary Press
    Following the so called "Arab Spring" the world's attention has been drawn to the presence of significant minority religious groups within the predominantly Islamic Middle East. Of these minorities Christians are by far the largest, comprising ove... .... Learn More
  3. Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516-1831

    Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516-1831 [Paperback]

    Constantin Panchenko (Author); Brittany Pheiffer Noble (Author); Samuel Noble (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781942699088
    Published by : Holy Trinity Seminary Press
    Following the so called "Arab Spring" the world's attention has been drawn to the presence of significant minority religious groups within the predominantly Islamic Middle East. Of these minorities Christians are by far the largest, comprising ove... .... Learn More
  4. Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World

    Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World [Paperback]

    Stephen Blake (Author)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9780748649099
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    It was the astronomers and mathematicians of the Islamic world who provided the theories and concepts that paved the way from the geocentric theories of Claudius Ptolemy in the second century AD to the heliocentric breakthroughs of Nicholas Copern... .... Learn More
  5. The History of Central Asia: The Age of Islam and the Mongols (Volume 3)

    The History of Central Asia: The Age of Islam and the Mongols (Volume 3) [Hardback]

    Christoph Baumer (Author)

    £30.00
    ISBN: 9781784534905
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Between the ninth and the fifteenth centuries, Central Asia was a major political, economic and cultural hub on the Eurasian continent. In the first half of the thirteenth century it was also the pre-eminent centre of power in the largest land-bas... .... Learn More
  6. Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam

    Imagining the Arabs: Arab Identity and the Rise of Islam [Hardback]

    Peter Webb (Author)

    £75.00
    ISBN: 9781474408264
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Who are the Arabs? When did people begin calling themselves Arabs? And what was the Arabs’ role in the rise of Islam? Investigating these core questions about Arab identity and history through close interpretation of pre-Islamic evidence and the e... .... Learn More
  7. The Dome of the Rock and its Umayyad Mosaic Inscriptions

    The Dome of the Rock and its Umayyad Mosaic Inscriptions [Hardback]

    Marcus Milwright (Author)

    £95.00
    ISBN: 9780748695607
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, the Dome of the Rock was constructed at the end of the seventh century by order of caliph ‘Abd al-Malik. This seminal structure has been much studied but no definitive interpretation yet exists of the... .... Learn More
  8. The Near West

    The Near West: Medieval North Africa Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age [Hardback]

    Allen J. Fromherz (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780748642946
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    While scholarship in English has focused on correspondence, commerce and travel from West to East, there were also important cultural bridges being crossed between North Africa and Europe: this book will document this neglected history. It begins ... .... Learn More
  9. The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century (A History of the Near East)

    The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates: The Islamic Near East from the 6th to the 11th Century (A History of the Near East) [Paperback]

    Hugh Kennedy (Author)

    £41.99
    ISBN: 9781138787612
    Published by : Routledge
    The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible history of the Near East from c.600-1050AD, the period in which Islamic society was formed. Beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, Hugh Kennedy goes on to explore the grea... .... Learn More
  10. Politics and Power in Late Fatimid Egypt

    Politics and Power in Late Fatimid Egypt: The Reign of Caliph al-Mustansir [Hardback]

    Kirsten Thomson (Author)

    £85.00
    ISBN: 9781780761671
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The caliph al-Muntasir was the eighth Shi'i Isma'ili Fatimid Caliph, making him both the Isma'ili imam and secular ruler of a vast empire when he came to power in 1036 at the age of seven. However, his political career was one of disaster and decl... .... Learn More

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