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  1. Mázandarán and Astarábád

    Mázandarán and Astarábád [Paperback]

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

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781909724921
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
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    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
  2. 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
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    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
  3. 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
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    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
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    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
  7. 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
  8. Selections from Subh al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi, Clerk of the Mamluk Court: Egypt: "Seats of Government" and "Regulations of the Kingdom", from Early Islam to the Mamluks

    Selections from Subh al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi, Clerk of the Mamluk Court: Egypt: "Seats of Government" and "Regulations of the Kingdom", from Early Islam to the Mamluks [Hardback]

    Tarek Galal Abdelhamid (Editor); Heba El-Toudy (Editor)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9781138669932
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Routledge Medieval Translations
    Subh al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi is a manual for chancery clerks completed in 1412 and a vital source of information on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt which, for the first time, has been translated into English. The text provides valuable insight into th... .... Learn More
  9. Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period: An Extract from Ibn Fadl Allah Al-'Umari's Masalik Al-Absar Fi Mamalik Al-Amsar

    Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period: An Extract from Ibn Fadl Allah Al-'Umari's Masalik Al-Absar Fi Mamalik Al-Amsar [Hardback]

    D. S. Richards (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781138208599
    Published by : Routledge
    Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-'Umari's Masalik al-absar, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A.D. It provides a fasci... .... Learn More
  10. ILA Arabic Certificate Training Tests

    ILA Arabic Certificate Training Tests: With Audio CD - A2 Level [Paperback]

    Hochine Benchina (Author); Nadia Rocchetti (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9788869770630
    Published by : Mimesis International
    ILA project offers for the first time tests and preparation materials for the Certificate Exam in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), the language used in international context and the one in which Arabic speakers identify themselves from a cultural per... .... Learn More

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