Islam & the Middle East

The world of Islam from its seventh century beginnings expanding westwards to Spain and eastwards throughout the Near East to India and central Asia, covering art and architecture, history, archaeology, religion and philosophy

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  1. The Bronze Age Collective Graves of Qarn al-Harf, Ras al-Khaimah (UAE)

    The Bronze Age Collective Graves of Qarn al-Harf, Ras al-Khaimah (UAE): Southeast Arabia at the Dawn of the Second Millennium [Hardback]

    Derek Kennet (Author); Alyson Caine (Author); Anna Hilton (Author); Lloyd Weeks (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789257953
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    The end of the 3rd millennium was a time of significant transformation in south-east Arabia (the United Arab Emirates and northern Oman). The cultural homogeneity of the preceding Early Bronze Age, Umm an-Nar period (c. 2700-2000 BC) came to an en... .... Learn More
  2. Living the Quran with Joy and Purpose

    Living the Quran with Joy and Purpose: Selections on Tawhid from Said Nursi's Epistles of Light [Paperback]

    Yamina Bouguenaya (Author); Umeyye Yazicioglu (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781463243753
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 10
    The current volume is an annotated translation of selections from a noteworthy Muslim theologian Said Nursi (1876-1960) on the Quranic theme of oneness of God (tawhid). Given the scarcity of theological themes in Islamic literature in English as w... .... Learn More
  3. Further Studies in Islamic Painting

    Further Studies in Islamic Painting [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £200.00

    ISBN: 9781899828500
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A collection of Professor Grube's essays on Islamic paintings of the late 14th and 15th century in the Timurid empire and Ottoman Turkey. This is a new revised edition of the 1968 exhibition catalogue The Classical Style of Islamic Painting , ... .... Learn More
  4. Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World

    Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £250.00

    ISBN: 9780907132790
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A selection of twelve previously published papers by Ernst Grube which examine specific materials used in Islamic decorative arts. Six papers examine pottery and tiles, one considers Ilkhanis stucco work as represented in the mausoleum of the ... .... Learn More
  5. Islamic Origins, Arabian Custom, and the Documents of the Prophet

    Islamic Origins, Arabian Custom, and the Documents of the Prophet [Hardback]

    Sarah Z. Mirza (Author)

    £109.00

    ISBN: 9781463206444
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 17
    Along with the Qurʾān and ḥadīth, pragmatic documents negotiating land, taxes, and tribal relations are attributed to the Prophet Muḥammad (~570-632 CE) in early Islamic historiography. These are often viewed as relics reflecting the Prophet’s rel... .... Learn More
  6. The Exceptional Qu'ran

    The Exceptional Qu'ran: Flexible and Exceptive Rhetoric in Islam's Holy Book [Hardback]

    Johanne Christiansen (Author)

    £88.00

    ISBN: 9781463207298
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 26
    This monograph examines the principle of dispensation in the Qur'an, which seems to be, if not unique, articulated in a new manner compared to previous religions (cf. Deut 12,32). The Qur'anic dispensations have never been systematically studied a... .... Learn More
  7. Yemeni Manuscript Cultures in Peril

    Yemeni Manuscript Cultures in Peril [Hardback]

    Sabine Schmidtke (Editor); Hassan Ansari (Editor)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781463242022
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Handbooks
    Volume: 49
    An illustrated collection of articles on Yemeni manuscript culture. .... Learn More
  8. A History of the Study of Grammar among the Syrians

    A History of the Study of Grammar among the Syrians [Hardback]

    Daniel King (Editor)

    £69.00

    ISBN: 9781463241971
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    An English translation of a Latin work on the Syriac grammatical tradition ('Historia artis grammaticae apud Syros') by the 19th-century German theologian and linguist, Adalbert Merx. .... Learn More
  9. Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838

    Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592197
    Published by : British Museum Press
    The book discusses and catalogues Charles Masson’s 1833–8 collections from the urban site of Begram and Kabul bazaar. It utilises Masson archival material which appears as a supplementary BM online publication The Charles Masson Archive: British L... .... Learn More
  10. Middle Eastern Encounters

    Middle Eastern Encounters: Collected Essays on Visual, Material, and Textual Interactions between the Eighth and the Twenty-first Centuries [Hardback]

    Marcus Milwright (Author)

    £141.00

    ISBN: 9781463241933
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 21
    This book focuses on interactions between the Islamic world and other regions from the late eighth to the twenty-first centuries. Some chapters consider the complex relationship between Islam and the cultures of Late Antiquity in the Middle East a... .... Learn More

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