Josef van Ess. Translated from the German by John O’Kane
Theology and Society is the most comprehensive study of Islamic intellectual and religious history, focusing on Muslim theology. With its emphasis on the eighth and ninth centuries CE, it remains the most detailed prosopographical study of the early phase of the formation of Islam. Originally...
Since the author's publication of Die nordjemenitischen Dialekte. Teil 1: Atlas in 1985, a lot of new field work has been done in North Yemen and adjacent areas. Therefore a new atlas of the region in English suggested itself. The atlas consists of 192 fully coloured maps with 30 phonetical and...
Maria Bulakh, Russian State University for the Humanities and Leonid Kogan, Russian State University for the Humanities
The Arabic-Ethiopian Glossary by al-Malik al-Afḍal by Maria Bulakh and Leonid Kogan is an edition of a unique monument of Arabic lexicography, comprising 475 Arabic lexemes translated into several South Ethiopian idioms in a late-fourteenth century manuscript from a private Yemeni collection.
Gregorio del Olmo Lete and Joaquín Sanmartín, Universitat de Barcelona. Translated and edited by W.G.E. Watson
As any dictionary of a dead language the present aims to indicate the stage reached by the Ugaritic consonantal lexicography and to serve as a reference work. This edition includes the whole of the new discovered materials.
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.