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  1. Travellers in Ottoman Lands

    Travellers in Ottoman Lands [Paperback]

    Ines Asceric-Todd (Editor); Sabina Knees (Editor); Janet Starkey (Editor); Paul Starkey (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781784919153
    Published by : Archaeopress
    This collection of around twenty papers has its origins in a two-day seminar organised by the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE) in conjunction with the Centre for Middle Eastern Plants at the Royal Botanic Gar... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Women in Mongol Iran: The Khatuns, 1206-1335

    Women in Mongol Iran: The Khatuns, 1206-1335 [Paperback]

    Bruno De Nicola (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781474437356
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Bruno De Nicola investigates the development of women’s status in the Mongol Empire from its original homeland in Mongolia up to the end of the Ilkhanate of Iran in 1335. Taking a thematic approach, the chapters show a coherent progression of this... .... Learn More
  5. Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years

    Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years [Paperback]

    Chase F. Robinson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780500293782
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    The religious thinkers, political leaders, law-makers, writers and philosophers of the early Muslim world helped to shape the 1,400-year-long development of today's secondlargest world religion. But who were these people? What do we know of their ... .... Learn More
  6. The Minaret

    The Minaret [Paperback]

    Jonathan M. Bloom (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781474437226
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Series: Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art
    Tracing its origins and development, Bloom reveals that the Minaret, long understood to have been invented in the early years of Islam as the place from which the muezzin gives the call to prayer, was actually invented some two centuries later to ... .... Learn More
  7. Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500

    Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500 [Paperback]

    Patricia Blessing (Editor); Rachel Goshgarian (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781474437363
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Anatolia was home to a large number of polities in the medieval period. Given its location at the geographical and chronological juncture between Byzantines and the Ottomans, its story tends to be read through the Seljuk experience. This obscures ... .... Learn More
  8. Die Autobiographie des Dolmetschers 'Osman Aga aus Temeschwar

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

    Richard F. Kreutel (Author)

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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
  9. Ibn Dāniyāl

    Ibn Dāniyāl: Three Shadow Plays [Paperback]

    Paul Kahle (Author)

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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
  10. 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)

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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

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