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  1. Alexander Romance in Persia and the East

    Alexander Romance in Persia and the East [Hardback]

    Richard Stoneman (Editor); Kyle Erickson (Editor); Ian Richard Netton (Editor)

    £77.00

    ISBN: 9789491431043
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplementum
    Volume: 15
    Alexander the Great of Macedon was no stranger to controversy in his own time. Conqueror of the Greek states, of Egypt and of the Persian Empire as well as many of the principalities of the Indus Valley, he nevertheless became revered as well as v... .... Learn More
  2. The Making of a Mediterranean Emirate

    The Making of a Mediterranean Emirate [Hardback]

    Ramzi Rouighi (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780812243109
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    The thirteenth century marks a turning point in the history of the western Mediterranean. The armies of Castile and Aragon won significant and decisive victories over Muslims in Iberia and took over a number of important cities including Cordob... .... Learn More
  3. The Secret History of the Mongol Queens

    The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire [Paperback]

    Jack Weatherford (Author)

    Regular Price: £11.99

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780307407160
    Published by : Random House
    This book attempts to reconstruct the remarkable careers of the daughters of Genghis Khan, who held key positions of power and played a pivotal role in administering his empire. It also looks at the civil wars which followed the death of Genghis K... .... Learn More
  4. Saracen Strongholds 1100-1500

    Saracen Strongholds 1100-1500 [Paperback]

    David Nicolle (Author)

    Regular Price: £11.99

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    ISBN: 9781846033759
    Published by : Osprey
    A well-illustrated guide to Islamic fortifications as far apart as North Africa, Afghanisatan and northern India, including urban citadels, palaces, town walls and castles and caravanserais. Nicolle explores their design and devel... .... Learn More
  5. The World of Murtada al-Zabidi

    The World of Murtada al-Zabidi [Hardback]

    Stefan Reichmuth (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780906094600
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Murtada al-Zabidi was a Humanist scholar and a Muslim, whose twelfth-century writings are here examined in the context of their geographical and historical setting. The period when Zabidi was writing saw a shift in the balance of power from the... .... Learn More
  6. Between Revolution and State

    Between Revolution and State: The Path to Fatimid Statehood [Hardback]

    Sumaiya Hamdani (Author)

    Regular Price: £27.00

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    ISBN: 9781850438823
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    This book examines the most important writings of a tenth century Islamic theologian and jurist who was one of the most original thinkers of his period. It argues that Qadi al-Nu'man's works constituted new and vital genres in Ismaili Shi'i litera... .... Learn More
  7. Islamic Reflections, Arabic Musings

    Islamic Reflections, Arabic Musings: Studies in Honour of Alan Jones [Hardback]

    Robert G. Hoyland (Author); Philip F. Kennedy (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780906094501
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Fifteen essays on literature, linguistics, history and epigraphy. Contents include: Maysir-gambling in early Arabic poetry ( N Jamil ); the Qu'ran as a source of law: the case of zakat (alms-tax) ( Y Dutton ); On the difficulty of knowing mediae... .... Learn More
  8. Domenico's Istanbul

    Domenico's Istanbul [Hardback]

    J. L. Austin (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094365
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Turkish Studies
    Domenico was the name taken by a rabbi and doctor from Safed in Palestine on his conversion to Catholicism in 1593. For some ten years, he served as Third Physician to Sultan Murad III. In 1611 he wrote, or more accurately he dictated... .... Learn More
  9. Theory and Practice of Market Law in Medieval Islam

    Theory and Practice of Market Law in Medieval Islam [Hardback]

    M. Izzi Dien (Author)

    Regular Price: £46.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094334
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This book represents an explanation of the institution of hisba in medieval Islam, through one of the most used texts in the field. It includes a thorough translation of the text, written by a practising muhtasib, scholar and judge, together wi... .... Learn More
  10. The manuscript of al-Malik al-Afdal

    The manuscript of al-Malik al-Afdal [Hardback]

    Daniel Martin Varisco (Author); G. R. Smith (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094327
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The author's talents spanned many disciplines and this is a collection of works on agriculture, animals, astrology, astronomy, biography, calendars, crops, genealogies, geography, grammar, lexicography, mathematics, medicine, taxes, timekeeping... .... Learn More

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