Islamic World & Culture

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  1. Islamic Crosspollinations

    Islamic Crosspollinations: Interactions in the Medieval Middle East [Hardback]

    James Montgomery (Author); Anna Akasoy (Author); Peter E. Pormann (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780906094556
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Islam as a cultural, intellectual, and religious venture appears in the popular imagination as a monolithic entity. Orientalists of the traditional ilk have tended to describe it in essentialist terms, whilst many fundamentalist Muslims themsel... .... Learn More
  2. The manuscript of al-Malik al-Afdal

    The manuscript of al-Malik al-Afdal [Hardback]

    Daniel Martin Varisco (Author); G. R. Smith (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780906094327
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The author's talents spanned many disciplines and this is a collection of works on agriculture, animals, astrology, astronomy, biography, calendars, crops, genealogies, geography, grammar, lexicography, mathematics, medicine, taxes, timekeeping... .... Learn More
  3. Al-Farabi's Philosophical Lexicon

    Al-Farabi's Philosophical Lexicon [Hardback]

    Ilai Alon (Editor); Shukri Abed (Author)

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    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
  4. Late Antiquity: Eastern Perspectives

    Late Antiquity: Eastern Perspectives [Hardback]

    Teresa Bernheimer (Editor); Adam J. Silverstein (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780906094532
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    In the past four decades since the field of late antique studies began to gather real momentum, scholars have debated the place of early Islam within the late antique world, particularly in relation to the issue of where and when 'Late Antiquit... .... Learn More
  5. The Rude, the Bad and the Bawdy

    The Rude, the Bad and the Bawdy [Hardback]

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

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    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
  6. Theory and Practice of Market Law in Medieval Islam

    Theory and Practice of Market Law in Medieval Islam [Hardback]

    M. Izzi Dien (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780906094334
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This book represents an explanation of the institution of hisba in medieval Islam, through one of the most used texts in the field. It includes a thorough translation of the text, written by a practising muhtasib, scholar and judge, together wi... .... Learn More
  7. Takhyil

    Takhyil: The Imaginary in Classical Arabic Poetics [Hardback]

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

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    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
  8. Books and Bibliophiles

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

    Robert Gleave (Editor)

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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
  9. Mujùn: Libertinism in Medieval Muslim Society and Literature

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

    Zoltan Szombathy (Author)

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    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
  10. Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542)

    Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542) [Paperback]

    Michel Membre (Author); A. H. Morton (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780906094433
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    The description of his mission to the court of the Shah Tahmasp I of Persia by the Venetian Michele Membre is one of the most informative as well as one of the most individual of the few European accounts of 16th century Persia. .... Learn More

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