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  1. Mujùn: Libertinism in Medieval Muslim Society and Literature

    Mujùn: Libertinism in Medieval Muslim Society and Literature [Hardback]

    Zoltan Szombathy (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780906094617
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    This book is about an aspect of mediaeval Arabic culture and literature known in Arabic as mujùn (roughly 'libertinism, licentiousness, frivolity, indecency, profligacy, shamelessness, impertinence', etc.), a concept that students of mediaeval Ara... .... Learn More
  2. A History of Ottoman Poetry

    A History of Ottoman Poetry [Paperback]

    E. J. W. Gibb (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781909724266
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Turkish Studies
    The History of Ottoman Poetry, first published in six volumes between 1900 and 1909, was the principal product of E.J.W. Gibb’s devotion to Ottoman Turkish literature. By the time of his early death in 1901 only the first volume had appeared in pr... .... Learn More
  3. The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi, Volume 6 (English translation)

    The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi, Volume 6 (English translation) [Hardback]

    Jalalu'ddin Rumi (Author); Reynold A. Nicholson (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780906094105
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi's great poem, the Mathnawi, is one of the best known and most influential works of Muslim mysticism. Nicholson's critical edition is based on the oldest known manuscripts, including the earliest, dated 1278 and preserved ... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. Mesair us-suara (or Tezkere Asik Celebi)

    Mesair us-suara (or Tezkere Asik Celebi) [Hardback]

    G. M. Meredith-Owens (Author); Asik Celebi (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780718902001
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Turkish Studies
    This sixteenth century biographical dictionary of Ottoman poets with comments on their style and examples of their work was one of Gibb's principle sources for Ottoman poetry in its most flourishing period. Turkish text. .... Learn More
  6. The Censure of Speculative Theology of Ibn Qudama (Tahrim al-Nazar fi Kutub al al-Kalam)

    The Censure of Speculative Theology of Ibn Qudama (Tahrim al-Nazar fi Kutub al al-Kalam) [Hardback]

    G. Makdisi (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780906094167
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Muwaffaq al-Din Ibn Qudama (1147-1223) was an ascetic, jurisconsult and traditionalist theologian of the Hanbali school mainly resident in Damascus. His Tahrim al-Nazar is an attack on the rationalist views of the earlier jurist of Baghdad, Ibn... .... Learn More
  7. Chahar Maqalah (The Four Discourses) of Nidhámí al-Arúdi al-Samarqandí

    Chahar Maqalah (The Four Discourses) of Nidhámí al-Arúdi al-Samarqandí [Paperback]

    Edward G. Browne (Author)

    £9.95

    ISBN: 9780906094068
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    Written in the middle of the 12th century for a member of the Ghurid family of Bamiyan (in modern Afghanistan) the Four Discourses are concerned with four professions necessary at the Prince's court, those of scribe, poet, astrologer and physic... .... Learn More
  8. The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi, Vol 4, English Translation

    The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi, Vol 4, English Translation [Hardback]

    Jalalu'ddin Rumi (Author); Reynold A. Nicholson (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780906094099
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    Mawlana Jalal al-Din Rumi's great poem, the Mathnawi, is one of the best known and most influential works of Muslim mysticism. Nicholson's critical edition is based on the oldest known manuscripts, including the earliest, dated 1278 and preserved... .... Learn More
  9. Averroes

    Averroes: On the harmony of religion and philosophy [Paperback]

    George F. Hourani (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9780718902223
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    In this treatise Ibn Rushd (Averroes) sets out to show that the Scriptural Law (shar') of Islam does not altogether prohibit the study of philosophy by Muslims, but, on the contrary, makes it a duty for a certain class of people, those with the... .... Learn More
  10. Rococo and Other Worlds

    Rococo and Other Worlds: Selected Poems [Hardback]

    Afzal Ahmed Syed (Author); Musharraf Ali Farooqi (Translator)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780819569332
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Afzal Ahmed Syed holds a unique place among contemporary poets of the Urdu language, as an acknowledged master of both the classical and modern Urdu poetic forms. The poems in Rococo and Other Worlds explore the mythology and hist... .... Learn More

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