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. Intellectual Currents and the Practice of Engagement

    Intellectual Currents and the Practice of Engagement: Ottoman and Algerian Writers in a Francophone Milieu, 1890-1914 [Hardback]

    David Beamish (Author)

    £78.00

    ISBN: 9781463242398
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 9
    The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw a great increase in the use of the printed word and the press by non-European actors to express and disseminate ideas and to participate in the intellectual life of both their home societies an... .... Learn More
  2. The Banisher of Madness

    The Banisher of Madness: An Interpretation of Language as the Vessel of All Truths Sacred and Profane in the Teachings of Ibn al-Sarrāj of Baghdad [Hardback]

    Dunja Rašić (Author)

    £99.00

    ISBN: 9781463241629
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 18
    Born in the late 9th century Baghdad, the ʿAbbāsid grammarian ‘Abū Bakr Muḥammad b. Saḥl Ibn al-Sarrāj came to be remembered as the Banisher of Madness and the virtuous scholar whose life has exemplified the culture of Arabs in its fullness. Laude... .... Learn More
  3. The Shīʿī Past in the Great Book of the Songs

    The Shīʿī Past in the Great Book of the Songs: A New Perspective on the Kitāb al-Aghānī by Abū al-Faraj al-Iṣfahānī and Shīʿī Islam in the Tenth Century [Hardback]

    I-Wen Su (Author)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9781463207144
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 24
    The Kitāb al-Aghānī (the Book of the Songs) stands as one of the most important extant sources for Arabic literature and Islamic history. Compiled during the first half of the tenth century, the Kitāb al-Aghānī emerges from a pivotal period in the... .... Learn More
  4. Living the Quran with Joy and Purpose

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

    Yamina Bouguenaya (Author); Umeyye Yazicioglu (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781463242695
    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
  5. Towards a Culture of Co-Existence in Pluralistic Societies

    Towards a Culture of Co-Existence in Pluralistic Societies: The Middle East and India [Hardback]

    Dietmar Winkler (Editor)

    £86.00

    ISBN: 9781463242534
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Pro Oriente Studies in the Syriac Tradition
    Volume: 4
    The proceedings of the fourth PRO ORIENTE Colloquium Syriacum, which focussed on a culture of co-existence in pluralistic societies in the Middle East and in India. .... Learn More
  6. Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions

    Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions [Hardback]

    George Kiraz (Editor); Sabine Schmidtke (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463241957
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Texts and Studies (Third Series)
    Volume: 23
    This volume brings together contributions by scholars focussing on peritextual elements as found in Middle Eastern manuscripts: dots and various other symbols that mark vowels, intonation, readings aids, and other textual markers; marginal notes a... .... Learn More
  7. Beth Qaṭraye

    Beth Qaṭraye: A Lexical and Toponymical Survey [Hardback]

    Mario Kozah (Author); George Kiraz (Author); Abdulrahim Abu-Husayn (Author); Haya Thani (Author); Saif Al-Murikhi (Author)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9781463241391
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Eastern Christian Studies
    Volume: 58
    This volume presents and analyzes information on the pre-Islamic and early Islamic historical geography and toponyms of the Beth Qaṭraye region as well as newly discovered vocabulary from a language referred to as Qaṭrāyīth (“in Qatari”) used by i... .... Learn More
  8. Angels Hastening

    Angels Hastening: The Karbalāʾ Dreams [Hardback]

    Christopher Clohessy (Author)

    £69.00

    ISBN: 9781463242091
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 22
    When, on an autumn Medina night in 61/680, the night that saw al-Ḥusayn killed, Umm Salama was torn from her sleep by an apparition of a long-dead Muḥammad, she slipped effortlessly into a progression of her co-religionists who, irrespective of st... .... Learn More
  9. Bethlehem's Syriac Christians

    Bethlehem's Syriac Christians: Self, nation and church in dialogue and practice [Paperback]

    Mark Calder (Author)

    £44.00

    ISBN: 9781463242824
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 4
    An anthropological study of Syriac Orthodox Christian identity in a time of displacement, upheaval, and conflict. For some Syriac Orthodox Christians in Bethlehem, their self-articulation - the means by which they connect themselves to others, thi... .... Learn More
  10. Faḍāʾil-i Balkh or the Merits of Balkh

    Faḍāʾil-i Balkh or the Merits of Balkh: Annotated translation with commentary and introduction of the oldest surviving history of Balkh in Afghanistan [Hardback]

    Arezou Azad (Author); Edmund Herzig (Author); Ali Mir-Ansari (Editor)

    £110.00

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    ISBN: 9781913604004
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    This is a critical edition and translation of the medieval local history of Balkh, known as Faḍāʾil-i Balkh ("The Merits of Balkh"), which was completed in 610 Hijrī (1214 CE) in Arabic by Shaykh al-Islām Abū Bakr ʿAbd Allāh al-Wāʿiẓ and translate... .... Learn More

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