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  1. The World of Murtada al-Zabidi

    The World of Murtada al-Zabidi [Hardback]

    Stefan Reichmuth (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780906094600
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Murtada al-Zabidi was a Humanist scholar and a Muslim, whose twelfth-century writings are here examined in the context of their geographical and historical setting. The period when Zabidi was writing saw a shift in the balance of power from the... .... Learn More
  2. Takhyil

    Takhyil: The Imaginary in Classical Arabic Poetics [Hardback]

    G. J. Van Gelder (Author); M. Hammond (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780906094693
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Takhyil is a term from Arabic poetics denoting the evocation of images. It has a broad spectrum of connotations throughout classical philosophical poetics and rhetoric, and it is closely linked to the Greek concept of phantasia. This volume is... .... Learn More
  3. Averroes

    Averroes: Tahafut al Tahafut (The Incoherence of the Incoherence) [Paperback]

    Simon Van den Bergh (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094563
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Ibn Rushd, known to Christian Europe as Averroes, came from Córdoba in Spain and lived from 1126 to 1198. He is regarded as the last great Arab philosopher in the Classical tradition, and, under the patronage of the Almohad ruler Abu Ya'quib Yu... .... Learn More
  4. The Qur'an

    The Qur'an [Hardback]

    Alan Jones (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780906094648
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The Qur'an is the sacred book of Islam. For Muslims it is the word of God revealed in Arabic by the archangel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad, and thence to mankind. Originally it was delivered orally: traditional sources indicate that Muhammad... .... Learn More
  5. The Qur'an

    The Qur'an [Paperback]

    Alan Jones (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780906094631
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The Qur'an is the sacred book of Islam. For Muslims it is the word of God revealed in Arabic by the archangel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammad, and thence to mankind. Originally it was delivered orally: traditional sources indicate that Muhammad... .... Learn More
  6. Traces of Song

    Traces of Song: Selections from Ancient Arabic Poetry [Paperback]

    Walid Khazendar (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9780954497552
    Published by : St John's College Research Centre
    This book brings together two of the most important and fascinating art forms in Arabic culture: poetry and calligraphic painting. Walid Khazendar, one of the leading poets in the Arab world, has selected and translated into English twenty-five... .... Learn More
  7. Islamic Reflections, Arabic Musings

    Islamic Reflections, Arabic Musings: Studies in Honour of Alan Jones [Hardback]

    Robert G. Hoyland (Author); Philip F. Kennedy (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780906094501
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Fifteen essays on literature, linguistics, history and epigraphy. Contents include: Maysir-gambling in early Arabic poetry ( N Jamil ); the Qu'ran as a source of law: the case of zakat (alms-tax) ( Y Dutton ); On the difficulty of knowing mediae... .... Learn More
  8. The Saljuqnama of Zahir al-Din Nishapuri

    The Saljuqnama of Zahir al-Din Nishapuri: A critical text making use of the unique manuscript in the library of the Royal Asiatic Society [Hardback]

    Zahir Al-Din Nihapuri (Author); A. H. Morton (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780906094488
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    The Saljuqnama is a historical work written around AD 1188 for Tughril III, the last of the Saljuq dynasty to rule in Iran. Zahir al-Din Nishapuri hoped to win favour at the court by presenting his history of the great early Saljuq kings and th... .... Learn More
  9. Al-Farabi's Philosophical Lexicon

    Al-Farabi's Philosophical Lexicon [Hardback]

    Ilai Alon (Editor); Shukri Abed (Author)

    Regular Price: £90.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780906094471
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Al-Farabi (d. 950 AD), was perhaps the most original and influential of all Muslim philosophers of the Middle Ages. His intellectual activity spanned over areas as different as music, medicine, political theory, linguistics, logic, metaphysics,... .... Learn More
  10. Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī

    Fārs-nāma of Ibnu l-Balkhī [Hardback]

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

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780906094341
    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

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