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Amir Ljubović, University of Sarajevo
This book provides a historical and comparative study of logic in Arabic in Bosnia and Herzegovina, from the first texts, 16th century, to the end of the 19th century, using authentic, completely unknown and unpublished manuscripts
Jens Scheiner, Freie Universität Berlin
Using the method of of isnād-cum-matn-analysis this book analyzes the approximately 1000 narratives on the conquest of Damascus. After the reconstruction of earlier versions, in part from the 8th century C.E., the course of the events is finally described. ...
Edited by Kemal H. Karpat
For the first time, the continuity of Ottoman culture in contemporary Turkey is discussed, by a group of well-known scholars of Ottoman-Turkish history and society. The insightful essays provide not only original knowledge, but also new interpretations concerning ethnicity and state involvement ...
Firoozeh Papan-Matin, University of Washington
ʿAyn al-Quḍāt al-Hamadhānī (d. 1131) is a defining mystic of medieval Iran whose teachings influenced many Iranian and Indian scholars after him. A major focus in his work is his approach to death as a state of consciousness. Drawing on medieval manuscripts and primary sources, this book offers ...
Samer Akkach, University of Adelaide
For the first time, this book presents the original Arabic texts of ‘Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī’s letters, along with selected translations and fresh insights into the culture of correspondence, postal history, and main theological debates in the early modern period of Islam.
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.
Edited by Rainer Brunner and Werner Ende
This publication discusses the development of Shiite Islam since the 18th century in its various aspects. Its 21 contributions focus on the transformation of theological traditions, the role of internal criticism and ideological and political tendencies in the 20the century.
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 ...
Although seemingly straightforward in its telling of events from the opening of the Parliament in alte 1908 to the re-capture of constitutional government in early 1913, this book is built upon a premise that is fundamentally different from previous studies. Whereas previous studies dealt with ...
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