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  1. Philosophy in the Islamic World: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 3

    Philosophy in the Islamic World: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 3 [Paperback]

    Peter Adamson (Author)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9780198818618
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: A History of Philosophy
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The latest in the series based on the popular History of Philosophy podcast, this volume presents the first full history of philosophy in the Islamic world for a broad readership. It takes an approach unprecedented among introductions to this subj... .... Learn More
  2. The Religious Polemics of the Muslims of Late Medieval Christian Iberia

    The Religious Polemics of the Muslims of Late Medieval Christian Iberia [Hardback]

    Monica Colominas Aparicio (Author)

    £127.00

    ISBN: 9789004346352
    Published by : Brill
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    The Religious Polemics of the Muslims of Late Medieval Christian Iberia examines the corpus of polemical literature against the Christians and the Jews of the protected Muslims (Mudejars). Commonly portrayed as communities in cultural and religiou... .... Learn More
  3. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

    H. L. Rabino (Author); Charles Melville (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724921
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Mázandarán and Astarábád was first published as volume VII of the new series of the E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Series (1928). Much of the data was retrieved in the course of two expeditions by the author, one in spring of 1908 and the other between Nove... .... Learn More
  4. Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia

    Ethics and Poetry in Sixth-Century Arabia [Hardback]

    Nadia Jamil (Author)

    £46.00

    ISBN: 9781909724969
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    The poetry of pre-Islamic Arabia is a neglected tessera in the mosaic of Late Antiquity. It is the only literary corpus of that time that embodies the voices of the Arabs, and is, thus, a critical complementary resource for understanding the histo... .... Learn More
  5. The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb

    The Geographical Part of the Nuzhat al-qulūb [Paperback]

    Ḥamd-Allāh Mustaufī (Author); Guy Le Strange (Author); Charles Melville (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781909724884
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Guy Le Strange (1854-1933) pioneered the study of the historical geography of the Middle East, and especially Persia, notably in his Lands of the Eastern Caliphate (Cambridge, 1905) and the present work which contains an English translation of &nb... .... Learn More
  6. Introduction à l’Histoire des Mongols de Fadl Allah Rashid ed-din

    Introduction à l’Histoire des Mongols de Fadl Allah Rashid ed-din [Paperback]

    Edgard Blochet (Author); Charles Melville (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724846
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Edgard Blochet (1870-1937), the French orientalist, left his mark in several areas of Middle Eastern and Asian studies. In 1910 his introduction to Rashīd al-Dīn’s Jāmi‘ al-tawārīkh was published as volume XII in the E.J.W. Gibb Memorial Series. T... .... Learn More
  7. The Persian Alexander: The First Complete English Translation of the Iskandarnama

    The Persian Alexander: The First Complete English Translation of the Iskandarnama [Hardback]

    Evangelos Venetis (Translator)

    £79.00

    ISBN: 9781784538798
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Alexander the Great (356-333 BC) was to capture the imagination of his contemporaries and future generations. His image abounds in various cultures and literatures - Eastern and Western - and spread around the globe through oral and literary media... .... Learn More
  8. Nu'aym B Hammad Al-Marwazi: The Book of Tribulations

    Nu'aym B Hammad Al-Marwazi: The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition: An Annotated Translation [Hardback]

    David Cook (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781474424103
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Series: Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Apocalypticism and Eschatology
    The Book of Tribulations is the earliest complete Muslim apocalyptic text to survive, and as such has considerable value as a primary text. It is unique in its importance for Islamic history: focusing upon the central Syrian city of Hims,... .... Learn More
  9. New Perspectives on IBN 'Asakir in Islamic Historiography

    New Perspectives on IBN 'Asakir in Islamic Historiography [Hardback]

    Steven Judd (Editor); Jens J. Scheiner (Editor)

    £111.00

    ISBN: 9789004345195
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Islamic History and Civilization
    Volume: 145
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This volume contains six articles on Ibn 'Asakir and his Ta'rikh madinat Dimashq illustrating a variety of perspectives and approaches to the material. It includes a seventh article that discusses the process by which the now standard Dar al-fikr ... .... Learn More
  10. The Mystics of al-Andalus: Ibn Barrajan and Islamic Thought in the Twelfth Century

    The Mystics of al-Andalus: Ibn Barrajan and Islamic Thought in the Twelfth Century [Hardback]

    Yousef Casewit (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781107184671
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization
    The twelfth century CE was a watershed moment for mysticism in the Muslim West. In al-Andalus, the pioneers of this mystical tradition, the Mu'tabirun or 'Contemplators', championed a synthesis between Muslim scriptural sources and Neoplatonic cos... .... Learn More

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