In A Cultural History of Aramaic, Holger Gzella comprehensively describes the history of Aramaic and its socio-cultural underpinnings as an ongoing linguistic evolution between its emergence and the spread of Arabic through the Near East (ca. 1000 BCE-700 CE).
Hamid Ghelichkhani, a calligrapher and scholar, has collected terms and expressions specific to Persian calligraphy in the first book of its kind. Descriptions and images are based on the 1000-year history of this art in Iran.
This atlas offers a survey of the history of Southeast Europe from 1521 until 1699, from the first major land campaign undertaken by Sultan Süleyman I until the Treaty of Karlowitz at the end of the seventeenth century.
Ramzi Baalbaki, American University of Beirut (AUB)
A comprehensive and methodologically sophisticated history of Arabic lexicography, this book examines the aims, range, and approaches of the most important writings and writers of lexica specialized in specific topics and multi thematic thesauri, and the lexica arranged according to roots.
The book provides an up-to-date overview of the structure, organization and evolution of the pharaonic administration from its origins to the middle of the first millennium BCE. General descriptions are supplemented by specific analysis of key archives, practices and institutions.
Edited by Camilla Adang, Tel Aviv University, Maribel Fierro, CSIC, Madrid and Sabine Schmidtke, Freie Universität Berlin
This volume represents the state of the art in research on the Muslim legal scholar, theologian and man of letters Ibn Ḥazm of Cordoba (d. 456/1064), who is widely regarded as one of the most brilliant minds of Islamic Spain.
Edited by the Institute of Islamic Studies of the University of Zaragoza
Built on the scarce, but not insignificant surviving materials of Andalusi Arabic, this work provides a synchronic descriptive survey as complete as possible of its basic grammar and lexicon, plus some diachronic comparative remarks, allowing the reader to obtain a near accurate picture of this...