Arabic Musical and Socio-Cultural Glossary of Kitāb al-Aghānī

George Dimitri Sawa

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€126,00
$186.00
ISBN13: 
9789004277502
E-ISBN: 
9789004279094
Publication Date: 
April 2015
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
Approx. 365 pp.
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ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
110

Regula Forster, Freie Universität Berlin

Wissensvermittlung im Gespräch ist die erste Monographie über die Verwendung der Dialogform in der arabischen Literatur. Regula Forster untersucht dazu ein umfangreiches Korpus klassisch-arabischer Dialoge ganz unterschiedlichen Inhalts (Religion, Jurisprudenz, Alchemie, Geschichte etc.)....
Series: 
Volume: 
149
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004326705
Expected: 
August 2017
€129,00
$149.00

Michael Kemper, University of Amsterdam

Ralf Elger, Martin-Luther-University, Halle

This volume analyzes Islamic teaching philosophies, as well as Sufi networks and practices, since the 18th century in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Europe. One section presents very personal European encounters with Islam.
Series: 
Volume: 
147
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004349827
Expected: 
August 2017
€139,00
$161.00

Maurice A. Pomerantz, New York University, Abu Dhabi

In Licit Magic: The Life and Letters of al-Ṣāḥib b. ʿAbbād (d. 385/995) Maurice A. Pomerantz explores the biography and literary output of a major tenth-century Muslim statesman, literary patron, and intellectual.
Series: 
Volume: 
146
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004345829
Expected: 
August 2017
€110,00
$127.00

Steven Judd, Southern Connecticut State University, Jens Scheiner, University of Göttingen

This volume offers seven new studies on Ibn ʿAsākir and his Taʾrīkh madīnat Dimashq that range from analyses of specific biographical entries to studies on the later use of this work.
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Volume: 
145
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004345195
Expected: 
June 2017
€110,00
$127.00

Edited by Sobhi Bouderbala, 9 Avril University, Tunis, Sylvie Denoix, CNRS, UMR 8167, Matt Malczycki, Auburn University

New Frontiers of Arabic Papyrology focuses on texts from the transformative era of the Islamic conquests, although some of the research treats later periods.
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Volume: 
144
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004345133
Expected: 
June 2017
€110,00
$127.00

Yuval Ben-Bassat, University of Haifa

This volume contains seventeen essays on the Mamluk Sultanate written by leading historians of this period, and discusses social and cultural issues, women in Mamluk society, literary and poetic genres, the politics of material culture, and regional and local politics.
Series: 
Volume: 
143
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004340466
Expected: 
July 2017
€127,00
$147.00

Abdulrahman al-Salimi

An Early Islamic Law collection of legal opinions during 2nd/8th century based on the opinions of Early Islamic jurisprudence in Basra.
Series: 
Volume: 
142
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004339477
Expected: 
June 2017
€127,00
$147.00

Edited by Joseph E. Lowry & Shawkat M. Toorawa

The studies in this volume, which cover an unusually wide range of topics in the Arabic humanities and Islamic thought, explore the richness of the Arabic literary tradition and Islamic intellectual life from the beginnings of Islam to the present.
Series: 
Volume: 
141
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004343245
E-ISBN: 
9789004343290
Publication date: 
March 2017
€155,00
$179.00

Anya H. King, University of Southern Indiana

Scent from the Garden of Paradise: Musk and the Medieval Islamic World traces the history of musk from ancient Asia to the early medieval Islamic world and examines the important role musk played in perfumery and medicine in this new context.
Series: 
Volume: 
140
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004336247
E-ISBN: 
9789004336315
Publication date: 
January 2017
€160,00
$184.00

Lyall R. Armstrong, American University of Beirut

In The Quṣṣāṣ of Early Islam Lyall Armstrong analyzes the roles and reputations of the Islamic qāṣṣ from the rise of Islam through the end of the Umayyad period.
Series: 
Volume: 
139
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004335516
E-ISBN: 
9789004335523
Publication date: 
October 2016
€135,00
$165.00

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