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Suleiman A. Mourad, Smith College and James E. Lindsay, Colorado State University
The Intensification and Reorientation of Sunni Jihad Ideology provides an account of the preaching of a revitalized vision of jihad in Crusader-era Syria by Sunni scholars, including Ibn ʿAsākir, as a major propaganda tool of the Counter-Crusade and Sunni revival.
Edited by Ingrid Hehmeyer, Ryerson University, and Hanne Schönig, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, with the collaboration of Anne Regourd, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Traditional medicine in Yemen is largely plant-based. Fourteen scholars represent both humanities and natural sciences in studying herbal medicines and their multifaceted applications within traditional Yemeni society. Approaches are based on textual analysis, empirical research and laboratory ...
Edited by Paul M. Cobb, University of Pennsylvania
In honor of Fred M. Donner's distinguished career as an interpreter of early Islam, this volume collects more than a dozen studies by his students. They range over a wide array of sub-fields in Islamic studies, including Islamic history, historiography, Islamic law, Qur'anic studies and ...
Samer Akkach, University of Adelaide
For the first time al-Ghazzī’s authoritative biography of ‘Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī, al-Wird al-Unsī, is being presented in this critical edition along with new critical reviews of al-Nābulusī’s large body of works and of modern literature on him.
Avraham Hakim, University of Tel-Aviv
This book offers an early Shiite/Fatimid controversy against Sunnite scholars in matter of Islamic law. Al-Qadi al-Nu'man (d. 363/974) refutes Ibn Qutayba's (d. 276/889) argument according to which succinct legal formulas exempt civil servants from the need of long dissertations of jurists.
Edited with commentary and introduction by Nurettin Gemici. Translation of the Ottoman Turkish text by Robert Dankoff.
Evliyā Çelebī, travelled to Medina as part of his pilgrimage. This book presents Evliyā's account of the places he visited and of life in the city of Medina in the seventeenth century.
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 ...
Harald Motzki, Radboud University Nijmegen with Nicolet Boekhoff-van der Voort, Radboud University Nijmegen and Sean W. Anthony, University of Oregon
The studies collected in this volume show that by careful analysis of the texts and the chains of transmission, the history of Muslim traditions can be reconstructed with a high degree of probability and their historicity assessed afresh.
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.
Edited by Linda Komaroff, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
This volume offers a wide-ranging account of the Mongols in western and eastern Asia in the aftermath of Genghis Khan’s disruptive invasions of the early thirteenth century, focusing on the significant cultural, social, religious and political changes that followed in their wake.
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