Umayyad Legacies

Medieval Memories from Syria to Spain

edited by Antoine Borrut & Paul M. Cobb

Status: 
€219,00
$270.00
ISBN13: 
9789004184749
E-ISBN: 
9789004190986
Publication Date: 
June 2010
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xx + 514 pp., 35 b/w illus., 38 color illus.
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ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
80

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.
Series: 
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.
Series: 
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: 
June 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: 
May 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
Expected: 
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
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
Publication date: 
October 2016
€135,00
$165.00

Antonella Ghersetti, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice

Al-Suyūṭī, a polymath of the Mamlūk period offers new insights into the intellectual profile of al-Suyūṭī (d. 911/1505), a scholar who uniquely interpreted and represented the cultural trends and political tensions of the last stage of the Mamlūk period.
Series: 
Volume: 
138
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004334502
Publication date: 
November 2016
€104,00
$125.00

Josef van Ess, University of Tübingen, Hinrich Biesterfeldt, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Kleine Schriften, written by the eminent German scholar of Islamic Studies Josef van Ess, is a unique three-volume collection of Van Ess' widely scattered short writings, journal articles, encyclopaedia entries, (autobiographical) essays, reviews and lectures, in (mainly) German, English and...
Series: 
Volume: 
137
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004312241
Expected: 
August 2017
€375,00
$436.00

Sebastian Günther, University of Göttingen, Todd Lawson, University of Toronto, Christian Mauder, University of Göttingen

Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam offers a multi-disciplinary study of Muslim thought on paradise, death, and the hereafter. It promises to become the definitive reference work on Islamic eschatology.
Series: 
Volume: 
136
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004333130
Publication date: 
December 2016
€395,00
$475.00

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