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  1. Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542)

    Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542) [Paperback]

    Michel Membre (Author); A. H. Morton (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094433
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    The description of his mission to the court of the Shah Tahmasp I of Persia by the Venetian Michele Membre is one of the most informative as well as one of the most individual of the few European accounts of 16th century Persia. .... Learn More
  2. Tadhkirat al-Muluk

    Tadhkirat al-Muluk: A Manual of Safavid Administration [Paperback]

    V. V. Minorsky (Author); John F. Richards (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780906094129
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This work dates from about AD 1725; it was composed a few years after the damage and deaths caused by the Afghan conquest had effectively destroyed the system by which Persia had been administered since the 16th century. Persian text with tran... .... Learn More
  3. Die Autobiographie des Dolmetschers 'Osman Aga aus Temeschwar

    Die Autobiographie des Dolmetschers 'Osman Aga aus Temeschwar [Hardback]

    Richard F. Kreutel (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780906094075
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Turkish Studies
    'Osman Aga was the son of an Ottoman officer settled in the town of Temeschwar, in the West of present-day Rumania. Entering the army in his turn he was taken prisoner by the Austrians and most of his autobiography is concerned with the eleven ... .... Learn More
  4. Ayyubids and Early Rasulids in the Yemen (567-694 AH 1173-1295 AD)

    Ayyubids and Early Rasulids in the Yemen (567-694 AH 1173-1295 AD) [Hardback]

    G. R. Smith (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780906094297
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This chronicle is the fullest and best historical source for the conquest of Yemen to the end of the 13th century. In two volumes: Vol. I contains a critical edition of the Arabic text of Kitab al-Simt al-Ghali al-Thaman fi Akhbar al-Muluk min... .... Learn More
  5. Ta'rikh-i Jahan-Gusha

    Ta'rikh-i Jahan-Gusha [Hardback]

    Mirza Muhammad (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780718902360
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The Ta'rikh-i-Jahan-Gusha or History of the World-Conqueror is one of the most valuable sources for the life of Chingiz Khan and the establishment of the Mongol Empire. The Juwaynis, an established secretarial family of North-East Persia, made ... .... Learn More
  6. The Caliph's Splendor

    The Caliph's Splendor [Hardback]

    Benson Bobrick (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781416567622
    Published by : Simon & Schuster
    A popular study of the achievements of the Caliphate at its height under Harun al-Rashid. After a summary of the rise of Islam, Bobrick outlines the impact of Islamic scholarship in such fields as astronomy, medicine, and mathematics, as well as a... .... Learn More
  7. The House of Wisdom

    The House of Wisdom [Hardback]

    Jonathan Lyons (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781596914599
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    This book traces the development and extraordinary flowering of Arabic scientific thought. As well as describing the discoveries of great Arab scholars such as Averroes and al-Khwarizmi, it also explores the reception of Arab lear... .... Learn More

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