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Li Guo, University of Notre Dame
Drawing on medieval Arabic sources and earlier scholarship, this book is a study of the life and work of Ibn Dāniyāl (d. 1310). It also presents the first full English translation of his shadow play "The Phantom.”
Sean W. Anthony, University of Oregon
This book offers an examination of the origins of Shīʿite Islam as viewed through the lens of the traditions surrounding its earliest and most infamous heretic, ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sabaʾ, and the sectarian movement he purportedly founded, the Sabaʾīya.
Paulina B. Lewicka
As a corpus-based study which aims at profiling the food culture of medieval Cairo, the book is an attempt to reconstruct the menu of Cairenes as well as their various daily practices, customs and habits related to food and eating.
Edited, translated and commented by Esra Akın
This critical edition of Mustafa Âli’s Epic Deeds of Artists about the lives and works of calligraphers and painters offers insight into the artistic, cultural, social, and religious traditions that produced the great artists of the Ottoman and Persianate worlds.
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, ...
Drawing on rich source material in several languages and three scripts (Arabic, Cyrillic, and Latin), this book presents a broad picture of international relations in early modern Eastern Europe, at the crossing point of Genghisid, Islamic, Orthodox, and Latin traditions.
Edited by Masooda Bano, University of Oxford, and Hilary Kalmbach, University of Oxford
This volume is the first to bring together analysis of contemporary female religious leadership in ideologically-diverse Muslim communities in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America, with chapters discussing the emergence, consolidation, and impact of female Islamic authority.
Franz Rosenthal with an Introduction by Geert Jan van Gelder
Humor in Early Islam, first published in 1956, is a pioneering study by the versatile and prolific scholar Franz Rosenthal (1914–2003), who (having published an article on mediaeval Arabic blurbs), should have written this text himself. It contains an annotated translation of an Arabic text on a ...
Editor-in-Chief: Ahmed Mansour, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Abgadiyat is a scientific peer-reviewed journal co-published by Brill and the Calligraphy Center affiliated to Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Abgadiyat publishes articles dedicated to the research, study, documentation, conservation and interpretation of the writings, calligraphies, and inscriptions ...
Edited by Heidi Toelle
Arabica is a multidisciplinary academic journal with an international editorial board representing various fields of research, specializing in language, literature, history, thought, and civilizations of the Arab speaking world in both a classical and contemporary context.
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