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  1. The Jaysh al-tawshīḥ of Lisān al-Dīn ibn al-Khaṭīb

    The Jaysh al-tawshīḥ of Lisān al-Dīn ibn al-Khaṭīb: An anthology of Andalusian Arabic Muwashshaḥāt [Hardback]

    Alan Jones (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094426
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Contains 182 poems, of which 111 survive only in this collection. .... Learn More
  2. Ibn Dāniyāl

    Ibn Dāniyāl: Three Shadow Plays [Paperback]

    Paul Kahle (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781909724624
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Very few examples of medieval Arabic drama have survived, a fact which constitutes a serious loss to our knowledge of Arab literary history. However, we can form some idea of the kind of work of which we have been deprived by examining the thre... .... Learn More
  3. The Vagaries of the Qasidah

    The Vagaries of the Qasidah [Paperback]

    J. E. Montgomery (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781909724525
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    A study of the tradition and practice of early Arabic poetry, this book provides an investigation of the multiple versions of early poems that exist in various Abbasid collections. It offers a corrective to the more exaggerated claims concernin... .... Learn More
  4. Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī

    Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī [Paperback]

    G. Le Strange (Author); Reynold A. Nicholson (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781909724662
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    This description of the province of Fars, was written around the beginning of the 12th century A.D. The author cites his qualifications for it "I was well acquainted with the present condition of the people of Fars ... being well versed also in th... .... Learn More
  5. Jawn Martyr of Karbala Lamented

    Jawn Martyr of Karbala Lamented: arsiyah Dar Hal Janab Jawn Ibn Hawiyy Mawla Abi Dharr Al-Ghifari [Hardback]

    His Highness Raja Muḥammad Amīr Ahmad Khān (Author); Peter Knapcyzk (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9781905912407
    Published by : The Shīah Institute Press
    Series: The Shīah Heritage of South Asia
    This hitherto unpublished marsiyah composed by Rajad Mohammad Amir Ahmad Khan of Mahmudabad is unique for a number of reasons. The subject of the marsiyah is Jawn, an Abyssinian companion of Imam al-Ḥusayn, who was martyred in Karbala. It is the v... .... Learn More
  6. Books and Bibliophiles

    Books and Bibliophiles: Studies in honour of Paul Auchterlonie on the Bio-Bibliography of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Robert Gleave (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781909724402
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    The diverse studies presented in this volume recount the production, understanding and organisation of Muslim literature, both in the Muslim world and Western Europe. First, there are bio-bibliographical studies of Middle Eastern and Muslim liter... .... Learn More
  7. The Kashf al-Mahjub (The Revelation of the Veiled) of Ali b. 'Uthman al-Jullãbi Hujwiri. An early Persian Treatise on Sufism

    The Kashf al-Mahjub (The Revelation of the Veiled) of Ali b. 'Uthman al-Jullãbi Hujwiri. An early Persian Treatise on Sufism [Paperback]

    Reynold A. Nicholson (Translator)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780906094372
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    Al-Hujwīrī came from Ghazna, now in Afghanistan, then the capital of the mighty Ghaznavid Empire. He was a Sufi mystic who travelled widely in the Middle East and Transoxiana. The Kashf al-Maḥjūb was probably written in Lahore, where he is buried,... .... Learn More
  8. The Rude, the Bad and the Bawdy

    The Rude, the Bad and the Bawdy [Hardback]

    Adam Talib (Editor); Marlé Hammond (Editor); Arie Schippers (Editor)

    Regular Price: £48.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781909724334
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Throughout his distinguished career devoted to the study of Arabic language and literature, Geert Jan van Gelder sustained a particular interest in humour and irreverence: in mujūn, broadly understood as literary expressions of indecency, encompas... .... Learn More
  9. The Life, Personality and Writings of al-Junayd

    The Life, Personality and Writings of al-Junayd [Paperback]

    Ali Hassan Abdel-Kader (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9780718902230
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Al-Junayd (d. 910) was one of the most significant figures of the formative period of Islamic mystical thought and practice in the third to ninth centuries. This volume contains an account of his life, personality and writings; his doctrine; an... .... Learn More
  10. Abbasid Studies IV

    Abbasid Studies IV [Hardback]

    Monique Bernards (Editor)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780906094983
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Soon after their successful revolution in 750 AD, the Abbāsids supplanted the Umayyad dynasty, built the new city of Baghdad, Iraq which became the capital of the Islamic Empire. The civilization that the Abbāsids helped to create carried forth th... .... Learn More

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