Islamic World & Culture

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  1. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth

    God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture [Hardback]

    Sheila S. Blair (Editor); Jonathan M. Bloom (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780300215281
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Qur'an makes rich references to light, tying it to revelation, and light consequently permeates the culture and visual arts of the Islamic lands. God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth explores the integral role of light in Islamic civi... .... Learn More
  2. Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, Volume 2

    Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass, Volume 2 [Hardback]

    David Whitehouse (Author)

    Regular Price: £75.00

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    ISBN: 9780872901995
    Published by : Corning Museum of Glass
    This is the second volume in the catalog of the Islamic glass collection in The Corning Museum of Glass. It is the largest and richest collection of early Islamic glass in the United States. This volume describes and illustrates 482 objects and fr... .... Learn More
  3. Sanglax

    Sanglax: A Persian Guide to the Turkish Language [Hardback]

    Gerard Clauson (Author)

    Regular Price: £20.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094310
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    Sanglax begins with a grammar of the variety of Turkish known as Catagay but the bulk of the work consists of a Turkish-Persian dictionary. Facsimile text in Persian and Turkish. .... Learn More
  4. The Caliph's Splendor

    The Caliph's Splendor [Hardback]

    Benson Bobrick (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781416567622
    Published by : Simon & Schuster
    A popular study of the achievements of the Caliphate at its height under Harun al-Rashid. After a summary of the rise of Islam, Bobrick outlines the impact of Islamic scholarship in such fields as astronomy, medicine, and mathematics, as well as a... .... Learn More
  5. Die Autobiographie des Dolmetschers 'Osman Aga aus Temeschwar

    Die Autobiographie des Dolmetschers 'Osman Aga aus Temeschwar [Hardback]

    Richard F. Kreutel (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094075
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Turkish Studies
    'Osman Aga was the son of an Ottoman officer settled in the town of Temeschwar, in the West of present-day Rumania. Entering the army in his turn he was taken prisoner by the Austrians and most of his autobiography is concerned with the eleven ... .... Learn More
  6. Ibn Dāniyāl

    Ibn Dāniyāl: Three Shadow Plays [Paperback]

    Paul Kahle (Author)

    Regular Price: £18.00

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    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
  7. The Diwans of 'Abid ibn al-Abras of Asad and 'Amir ibn at-Tufail of 'Amir ibn Sa'sa'ah

    The Diwans of 'Abid ibn al-Abras of Asad and 'Amir ibn at-Tufail of 'Amir ibn Sa'sa'ah [Hardback]

    Charles Lyall (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094136
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Poems of 'Abid and 'Amir are found in other works but the 11th-century MS in the British Library on which this edition is based is unique. Both are tribal poets of the Jahiliyyah, the period before Islam. 'Abd ibn al-Abras, regarded as one of t... .... Learn More
  8. Ayyubids and Early Rasulids in the Yemen (567-694 AH 1173-1295 AD)

    Ayyubids and Early Rasulids in the Yemen (567-694 AH 1173-1295 AD) [Hardback]

    G. R. Smith (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094297
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This chronicle is the fullest and best historical source for the conquest of Yemen to the end of the 13th century. In two volumes: Vol. I contains a critical edition of the Arabic text of Kitab al-Simt al-Ghali al-Thaman fi Akhbar al-Muluk min... .... Learn More
  9. 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

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    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
  10. Uddat al-Jalis of Ibn Bishri

    Uddat al-Jalis of Ibn Bishri: An Anthology of Andalusian Arabic Muwashshat [Hardback]

    Alan Jones (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094402
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This is an anthology of outstanding literary importance, probably the most valuable work of Arabic poetry to surface this century. It contains the largest and best collection of Andalusian Muwashshat , 354 in all, of which over 280 are not kno... .... Learn More

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