Politics, Poetry, and Sufism in Medieval Iran

New Perspectives on Jāmī’s Salāmān va Absāl

Chad G. Lingwood, Grand Valley State University, Michigan

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€111,00
$136.00
ISBN13: 
9789004254046
E-ISBN: 
9789004255890
Publication Date: 
December 2013
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Hardback
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approx. 285 pp.
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ISSN: 
2210-3554
Volume: 
5

By Negar Habibi, University of Geneve

By scrutinizing every possible Persian and European written source on the subject, Negar Habibi discusses the paintings known as farangi sāzi, and in particular those of Ἁli Qoli Jebādār, one of Iran’s most important Safavid artists of the 2nd half of the 17th century....
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Volume: 
13
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004355873
Expected: 
November 2017
€96,00
$111.00
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004356245
Expected: 
November 2017
€143,00
$165.00

Christine van Ruymbeke, FAMES, Cambridge (UK)

Christine van Ruymbeke offers a first in-depth analysis of the contents and style of Kashefi’s Anvar-e Sohayli (15th c. AD). This analysis also addresses the Kalila wa-Dimna field, across its full rewriting history.
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004310285
E-ISBN: 
9789004314757
Publication date: 
November 2016
€140,00
$181.00

Edited by Yuka Kadoi

Arthur Upham Pope and A New Survey of Persian Art re-addresses the role of the American pioneer in the study of Persian cultural heritage - Arthur Upham Pope (1881–1969) - in the development of Persian art scholarship and connoisseurship during the twentieth century.
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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309890
E-ISBN: 
9789004309906
Publication date: 
March 2016
€146,00
$203.00

Nasrin Askari, University of Toronto

Through an examination of a wide range of medieval sources and a close textual study of the account about Ardashīr in the Shāhnāma, Nasrin Askari demonstrates that medieval authors understood Firdausī’s opus primarily as a mirror for princes
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Volume: 
09
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307902
E-ISBN: 
9789004307919
Publication date: 
August 2016
€136,00
$189.00

Joo-Yup Lee

In Qazaqlïq, or Ambitious Brigandage, and the Formation of the Qazaqs Joo-Yup Lee examines the formation of the Qazaqs and other group identities within the context of the role of the cossack/qazaqlïq phenomenon in state formation in post-Mongol Central Eurasia.
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Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306486
E-ISBN: 
9789004306493
Publication date: 
December 2015
€101,00
$140.00

Saghi Gazerani

This work argues that the Sistani Cycle of Epics constitutes a genre of historiography, retaining reflections of events of Iran’s antiquity, notably the affairs of the Sistani kingdom and its relationship to the Parthian throne circa 1st century BCE- 2nd century CE.
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281998
E-ISBN: 
9789004282964
Publication date: 
November 2015
€107,00
$149.00

Marjolijn van Zutphen, Amsterdam Free University (VU)

In Farāmarz, the Sistāni Hero Marjolijn van Zutphen discusses the role played by the legendary warrior Farāmarz in the shorter and the longer Farāmarznāme, compared to his appearances in several other later epic poems and in Ferdowsi’s Shāhnāme.
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268265
E-ISBN: 
9789004268289
Publication date: 
September 2014
€233,00
$299.00

Critical Edition and Introduction by Mehrdad Fallahzadeh, Uppsala University and Forogh Hashabeiky, Uppsala University

This study provides a critical edition of chapters nine and ten of Muḥīṭ al-tavārīkh (The Sea of Chronicles) by Muḥammad Amīn b. Mīrzā Muḥammad Zamān Bukhārī (Ṣūfīyānī). Muḥīṭ al-tavārīkh is a valuable source for the study of late seventeenth-century Central Asian history, historiography, and...
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249196
E-ISBN: 
9789004256811
Publication date: 
February 2014
€184,00
$220.00

Parivash Jamzadeh

Parivash Jamzadeh demonstrates how the propaganda material used during Alexander the Great’s military campaign to conquer the Achaemenid empire shows multiple layers of Iranian influences. She also shows that the studied sources do not always offer an accurate account of the contemporary Iranian...
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217461
E-ISBN: 
9789004217522
Publication date: 
August 2012
€114,00
$139.00

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