Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens

Ibn Sayyār al-Warrāq's Tenth-Century Baghdadi Cookbook

English Translation with Introduction and Glossary by Nawal Nasrallah

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€149,00
$194.00
ISBN13: 
9789004158672
E-ISBN: 
9789047423058
Publication Date: 
November 2007
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 876 pp. 32 pp.
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Volume: 
70
ISSN: 
0929-2403

Nawal Nasrallah

Paperback edition. This English translation of al-Warraq’s tenth-century cookbook offers a unique glimpse into the culinary culture of medieval Islam. Hundreds of recipes, anecdotes, and poems, with an extensive Introduction, a Glossary, an Appendix, and color illustration. Informative and...
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004188112
E-ISBN: 
9789047423058
Publication date: 
July 2010
€49,00
$65.00

Pavel Pavlovitch, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”

In The Formation of the Islamic Understanding of kalāla in the Second Century AH (718-816 CE), Pavel Pavlovitch studies by means of isnād-cum-matn analysis legal and exegetical ḥadīth about the meaning of the word kalāla in the Quran.
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Volume: 
126
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306066
Expected: 
November 2015
€186,00
$241.00

Damien Janos

This volume contains a collection of articles focusing on the philosophical and theological exchanges between Muslim and Christian intellectuals living in Baghdad during the classical period of Islamic history, when this city was a vibrant center of philosophical, scientific, and literary activity.
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Volume: 
124
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306028
Expected: 
November 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Edited by Camilla Adang, Tel Aviv University, Hassan Ansari, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Maribel Fierro, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, and Sabine Schmidtke, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

The present volume offers nineteen studies of takfīr: accusations of unbelief, covering different periods and parts of the Muslim world. Takfīr was and is an effective instrument to delegitimize one's opponents, who may face social exclusion or even persecution.
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Volume: 
123
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004304734
Expected: 
November 2015
$223.00

Edited by Maurice A. Pomerantz, New York University Abu Dhabi and Aram Shahin, James Madison University

In The Heritage of Arabo-Islamic Learning leading scholars around the world, present twenty-five studies explore diverse areas of Arabo-Islamic tradition in honor of a leading scholar and teacher, Dr. Wadad A. Kadi (Prof. Emerita, University of Chicago).
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Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305908
Expected: 
November 2015
€195,00
$253.00

Vivian Strotmann, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

In Majd al-Dīn al-Fīrūzābādī (1329-1415): A Polymath on the Eve of the Early Modern Period, Vivian Strotmann examines the scholar’s life and works, his importance for the defence of Ibn al-ʿArabī’s teachings and for developments during the Early...
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Volume: 
121
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305397
Expected: 
November 2015
€104,00
$135.00

Edited by Bilal Orfali, American University of Beirut and Ramzi Baalbaki, American University of Beirut

The Book of Noble Character is an anthology of quotations suitable for social and literary discourse. The work is introduced by an analytical study discussing the attribution of the work, the related genres, and the unique manuscript of the text.
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Volume: 
120
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300910
Expected: 
October 2015
€93,00
$120.00

Edited by Christian Lange, University of Utrecht

Locating Hell in Islamic traditions gathers research on the history of the Muslim hell from its beginnings in the Quran through its medieval and modern transformations.
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Volume: 
119
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301214
Expected: 
September 2015
€131,00
$182.00

Amikam Elad, The Hebrew University

In his book, Amikam Elad offers a detailed study of the revolt of the Alid al-Nafs al-Zakiyya in 145/762 and the relations between the early Abassids and the different Talibi families, mainly the Hasanis and the Husaynis.
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Volume: 
118
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229891
Expected: 
November 2015
€176,00
$245.00

Aisha Geissinger, Carleton University

In Gender and Muslim Constructions of Exegetical Authority, Aisha Geissinger examines quotations of exegetical materials attributed to female figures in classical Sunnī Quran commentaries, and analyses their significance within the pre-modern genre of tafsīr.
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Volume: 
117
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269354
E-ISBN: 
9789004294448
Publication date: 
June 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Sous la direction de Houari Touati, EHESS
Edited by Houari Touati, EHESS

Ce livre présente une étude historique et culturel sur l'art figuration humaine et le portrait dans un contexte islamique médiéval basé sur des sources littéraires et iconographiques. Avec: Sheila Blair; Éloïse Brac de la Perrière; Oleg Grabar;...
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Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283633
E-ISBN: 
9789004283855
Publication date: 
April 2015
€104,00
$135.00

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