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Edited by Asad Q. Ahmed, Behnam Sadeghi and Michael Bonner
Bringing together the expansive scholarly expertise of former students of Professor Michael Allan Cook, this volume contains highly original articles in Islamic history, law, and thought. The contributions range from studies in the pre-Islamic calendar, to the "blood-money group" in Islamic law, ...
A century after Dussaud's Histoire et religion des Nosairîs (1900), new light is shed on the medieval history and the mysterious religion of the leading sect in Syria in a comprehensive and updated study of the Nuṣayrī-‘Alawīs.
This is a critical edition of a very important document from the history of the Islamic interaction with the Bible. The edition is based on four copies of the document. The introduction places the document in its historical context and offers an analysis of its significance.
Textual and archaeological sources are employed to reconstruct the history of Karak in Jordan, 1100-1650 CE. The book establishes the ways in which the construction of a major castle at Karak affected the town and the surrounding rural hinterland.
English Translation with Introduction and Glossary by Nawal Nasrallah
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 entertaining to scholars ...
Drawing on canon studies, this book investigates the origins, development and functions of the core of the Sunni ḥadīth canon, the 'Authentic' ḥadīth collections of al-Bukhārī and Muslim, from the time of their authors to the modern period.
Sami G. Massoud
This book examines in a detailed and comprehensive manner, the genealogy of the historiography of the Early Mamluk Circassian period and provides a source-critical assesment of the sources for the reign of al-Zāhir Barqūq (784-91, 792-801/1382-9, 1390-9).
Gabriel Said Reynolds
In this examination of an extraordinary Islamic anti-Christian polemic, the author describes Qāḍī ‘Abd al-Jabbār's life, his intellectual heritage and the sectarian controversy of his day. Thus the reader will discover how, and why, a Muslim theologian reinterpreted Christian scripture, history ...
Edited by Petra Sijpesteijn and Lennart Sundelin
This collection includes editions of previously unpublished Greek, Coptic, and Arabic documents, historical and linguistic studies making use of documentary evidence and literary papyri, and an introduction to papyrology and its relevance for the study of early Islamic Egypt.
edited by Duygu Köksal, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul and Anastasia Falierou, University of Athens
In A Social History of the Late Ottoman Women, Duygu Köksal and Anastasia Falierou bring together new research on women of different geographies and communities of the late Ottoman Empire focusing particularly on the ways in which women gained power and exercised agency.
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