The Rebellion of Muḥammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya in 145/762

Ṭālibīs and Early ʿAbbāsīs in Conflict

Amikam Elad, The Hebrew University

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€176,00
$245.00
ISBN13: 
9789004229891
E-ISBN: 
9789004296220
Publication Date: 
November 2015
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Hardback
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xii, 528 pp.
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0929-2403
Volume: 
118

Antoine Borrut, University of Maryland

Dans une perspective d'histoire de la mémoire et d'histoire des sens, cet ouvrage offre une nouvelle approche de l'espace syrien du 2e/8e siècle, mettant en lumière les projets historiographiques omeyyades et abbassides et leurs pratiques du pouvoir....
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81
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185616
E-ISBN: 
9789004190979
Publication date: 
November 2010
€198,00
$238.00

edited by Antoine Borrut & Paul M. Cobb

Building on new interest in the study of memory and Islamic historiography and including interdisciplinary perspectives from Arabic literature, art, and archaeology, the papers in this book consider the achievements of the Umayyad dynasty in the Near East and Islamic Spain, and highlight the...
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80
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184749
E-ISBN: 
9789004190986
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June 2010
€228,00
$275.00

edited by Roxani Eleni Margariti, Emory University, Adam Sabra, University of Georgia and Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Leiden University

Dedicated to their teacher, Abraham L. Udovitch, his students offer in this volume a chronologically, geographically and thematically wide range of papers united by an emphasis on a close reading of primary sources and the juxtaposition of different genres of narratives.
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79
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184275
E-ISBN: 
9789004214736
Publication date: 
December 2010
€122,00
$147.00

Harald Motzki with Nicolet Boekhoff-van der Voort and Sean Anthony

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.
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78
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180499
E-ISBN: 
9789004193314
Publication date: 
November 2009
€210,00
$254.00

Yaron Friedman

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.
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77
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178922
E-ISBN: 
9789047441274
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November 2009
€154,00
$186.00

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. ...
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76
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176843
E-ISBN: 
9789047430285
Publication date: 
November 2009
€249,00
$300.00

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...
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75
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174139
E-ISBN: 
9789047427599
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April 2010
€124,00
$149.00

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.
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74
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171022
E-ISBN: 
9789047424338
Publication date: 
October 2009
€182,00
$220.00

Walid Saleh

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.
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73
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168572
E-ISBN: 
9789047433781
Publication date: 
July 2008
€73,80
$88.80
€123,00
$148.00

Marcus Milwright

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.
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Volume: 
72
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165199
E-ISBN: 
9789047432906
Publication date: 
February 2008
€99,60
$120.60
€166,00
$201.00

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