An Eleventh-Century Egyptian Guide to the Universe

The Book of Curiosities, Edited with an Annotated Translation

Yossef Rapoport, Queen Mary University of London, and Emilie Savage-Smith, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

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€245,00
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9789004255647
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9789004256996
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October 2013
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Hardback
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xii, 796 pp. (with 51 ill. and facsimile)
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0169-8729
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87

Fabrizio Speziale, Centre d'études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud, Paris.

Cet ouvrage étudie, pour la première fois, le mouvement de traduction en persan des sources ayurvédiques qui a eu lieu à partir du XIVe siècle. En parallèle, il analyse les formes d’apprentissage de la culture médicale persane par les savants hindous....
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102
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ISBN: 
9789004352759
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February 2018
€119,00
$137.00

Juliane Müller, University of Zurich

Dieses Buch bietet eine textkritische Edition von Naǧīb ad-Dīn as-Samarqandīs (st. 619/1222) medizinischem Nahrungsmittellexikon Kitāb al-Aġḏiya wa-l-ašriba mit deutscher Übersetzung und einer Untersuchung zu den Inhalten des Werks und seinem Kontext innerhalb der arabischen Medizinliteratur....
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101
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9789004345089
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9789004345096
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June 2017
€140,00
$162.00

Cécile Bonmariage, UCLouvain, Sébastien Moureau, Warburg Institute, University of London

L’ouvrage présente la première édition critique, traduction annotée et étude du Kitāb dā’irat al-aḥruf al-abjadiyya attribué à Hermès, texte de magie pratique basée sur la science des lettres (‘ilm al-ḥurūf)....
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100
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9789004315846
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9789004321540
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November 2016
€104,00
$135.00

Racha el Omari, University of California Santa Barbara.

This is the first comprehensive monograph on the theology of Abū l-Qāsim al-Kaʿbī al-Balkhī (d. 319/931), a leading Muʿtazilī who flourished at the end of the Baghdādī school and at the beginning of the scholastic phase of Muʿtazilī history.  
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99
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259690
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9789004259683
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April 2016
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by Frank Griffel, Yale University

The second volume of Islam and Rationality: The Impact of al-Ghazālī brings together twelve leading experts in the field of Ghazālī-studies who write about his thought and the influence he had on later Muslim thinkers.
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98
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ISBN: 
9789004306950
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9789004307490
Publication date: 
October 2015
€135,00
$175.00

Mario Kozah, American University of Beirut

In The Birth of Indology as an Islamic Science Mario Kozah examines the pioneering contribution by Bīrūnī (d. ca. 1048) to the study of comparative religion in his major work on India.
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97
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290297
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9789004305540
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October 2015
€101,00
$140.00

Joep Lameer, Membre Associé, Laboratoire SPHERE. Université Paris Diderot — Paris 7

Naṣīr al-Dīn Ṭūsī’s (d. 672/1274) Nasirean Ethics is the single most important work on philosophical ethics in the history of Islam. A fine example of medieval Persian-to-Arabic translation technique, this first edition carefully reproduces Middle Arabic elements that can be found throughout the...
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96
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ISBN: 
9789004304505
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9789004307506
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October 2015
€136,00
$189.00

Ayman Shihadeh, SOAS, University of London

In Doubts on Avicenna, Ayman Shihadeh offers an extended study and critical edition of Sharaf al-Dīn al-Masʿūdī’s al-Mabāḥith wa-l-Shukūk, a key and hitherto unstudied source for twelfth-century Arabic philosophy. This text inaugurates the long commentarial tradition on Avicenna’s Ishārāt.
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95
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9789004302525
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9789004302532
Publication date: 
October 2015
€97,00
$126.00

Edited by Georges Tamer, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Islam and Rationality offers an account of Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī as a rational theologian who created a symbiosis of philosophy and theology and infused rationality into Sufism, and how his work was received by later Muslim, Christian and Jewish scholars.
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Volume: 
94
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290945
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9789004290952
Publication date: 
June 2015
€151,00
$192.00

Oliver Kahl, University of Marburg

In this study of the Sanskrit, Syriac and Persian sources in Rhazes’ (d. 925 CE) famous Arabic encyclopedia titled al-Ḥāwī, Oliver Kahl offers for the first time a textual and historical documentation of an hitherto neglected ‘foreign’ cluster of material.
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93
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290259
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9789004290242
Publication date: 
April 2015
€152,00
$207.00

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