Letters of a Sufi Scholar

The Correspondence of `Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī (1641-1731)

Samer Akkach, University of Adelaide

Status: 
€162,00
$216.00
ISBN13: 
9789004171022
E-ISBN: 
9789047424338
Publication Date: 
October 2009
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxiv, 536 pp.
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ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
74

Israel J. Katz, University of California at Davis, with the Collaboration of Sheila M. Craik and with a Foreword by Amnon Shiloah

Musicologist Henry George Farmer (1882-1965) participated in the First International Congress of Arab Music in Cairo in 1932. His journal and minutes, which are presented in this book, reveal aspects and inner-workings of the Congress that have hitherto remained unknown.
Series: 
Volume: 
115
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263192
Expected: 
January 2015

Edited by Behnam Sadeghi, Stanford University; Asad Q. Ahmed, University of California, Berkeley; Adam Silverstein, Bar Ilan University; and Robert Hoyland, New York University

This collected volume brings together a range of articles in honor of Professor Patricia Crone.
Series: 
Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252011
Expected: 
December 2014
Series: 
Volume: 
112
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282056
Expected: 
November 2014

edited by Alexander T. Schubert and Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Leiden University

Documents and the History of the Early Islamic World presents new Greek, Arabic and Coptic material from the seventh to the fifteenth centuries C.E. from Egypt and Palestine and explores its rich potential for historical analysis.
Series: 
Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249592
Expected: 
December 2014

George Dimitri Sawa

George Dimitri Sawa’s Arabic Musical and Socio-Cultural Glossary of Kitāb al-Aghānī is the first comprehensive lexicographical study of Umayyad and early Abbāsid-era music theory and practices, and of the behavior of court musicians as depicted in the Aghānī.
Series: 
Volume: 
110
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277502
Expected: 
October 2014

Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar von Andreas Kaplony, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

This book is the publication of another twenty-five business letters and process slips from al-Quṣayr al-Qadīm, a lonely outpost on the Red Sea shore connecting Egyptian donkey caravans with ships coming from the Ḥidjāz and South Arabia.
Series: 
Volume: 
109
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277533
Publication date: 
September 2014

Edited by Daniella Talmon-Heller, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and Katia Cytryn-Silverman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

This book demonstrates the effectiveness of creative interdisciplinary research, applied to historical, cultural and archaeological problems in the study of the Middle East.
Series: 
Volume: 
108
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271593
Expected: 
November 2014

Hasan Shuraydi

This book fills a long-standing gap in Arabic-Islamic studies. Hasan Shuraydi presents an in-depth survey of relevant themes that concern youth and old age in Medieval Arabic literature in an informative and entertaining style intended for specialists and non-specialists.
Series: 
Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271609
Publication date: 
September 2014

edited by Abdulrahman al-Salimi and Wilferd Madelung, University of Oxford (emeritus)

Early Ibāḍī Theology offers the critical edition of six Arabic texts by the Ibāḍī scholar ‘Abd Allāh b. Yazīd al-Fazārī (8th c.) recently discovered in Algeria that constitute the earliest extant body of kalām theology in Islam
Series: 
Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270251
Publication date: 
July 2014

Edited by Orkhan Mir-Kasimov, The Institute of Ismaili Studies

The edited volume Unity in Diversity: Mysticism, Messianism and the Construction of Religious Authority in Islam explores the role of mystical and messianic groups and movements in the construction and re-construction of religious authority in Muslim societies.
Series: 
Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259034
Publication date: 
November 2013

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