Umayyad Legacies

Medieval Memories from Syria to Spain

edited by Antoine Borrut & Paul M. Cobb

Status: 
€203,00
$270.00
ISBN13: 
9789004184749
E-ISBN: 
9789004190986
Publication Date: 
June 2010
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xx + 514 pp., 35 b/w illus., 38 color illus.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
0929-2403
Volume: 
80

Sous la direction de Houari Touati, EHESS
Edited by Houari Touati, EHESS

Ce livre présente une étude historique et culturel sur l'art figuration humaine et le portrait dans un contexte islamique médiéval basé sur des sources littéraires et iconographiques. Avec: Sheila Blair; Éloïse Brac de la Perrière; Oleg Grabar;...
Series: 
Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283633
Expected: 
April 2015

Israel J. Katz, University of California at Davis, with the Collaboration of Sheila M. Craik and with a Foreword by Amnon Shiloah

Musicologist Henry George Farmer (1882-1965) participated in the First International Congress of Arab Music in Cairo in 1932. His journal and minutes, which are presented in this book, reveal aspects and inner-workings of the Congress that have hitherto remained unknown.
Series: 
Volume: 
115
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263192
Expected: 
January 2015

Edited by Behnam Sadeghi, Stanford University; Asad Q. Ahmed, University of California, Berkeley; Adam Silverstein, Bar Ilan University; and Robert Hoyland, New York University

This collected volume brings together a range of articles in honor of Professor Patricia Crone.
Series: 
Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252011
Publication date: 
November 2014

edited by Andreas Kaplony (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Daniel Potthast (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Cornelia Römer,
(Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Egypt)

This volume collects papers given at the Vienna conference (2009) of the International Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP), including editions of previously unpublished Coptic and Arabic documents, and historical and linguistic studies based on documentary evidence from Early Islamic Egypt.
Series: 
Volume: 
112
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004282056
Expected: 
February 2015

edited by Alexander T. Schubert and Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Leiden University

Documents and the History of the Early Islamic World presents new Greek, Arabic and Coptic material from the seventh to the fifteenth centuries C.E. from Egypt and Palestine and explores its rich potential for historical analysis.
Series: 
Volume: 
111
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004249592
Publication date: 
November 2014

George Dimitri Sawa

George Dimitri Sawa’s Arabic Musical and Socio-Cultural Glossary of Kitāb al-Aghānī is the first comprehensive lexicographical study of Umayyad and early Abbāsid-era music theory and practices, and of the behavior of court musicians as depicted in the Aghānī.
Series: 
Volume: 
110
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277502
Expected: 
April 2015

Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar von Andreas Kaplony, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

This book is the publication of another twenty-five business letters and process slips from al-Quṣayr al-Qadīm, a lonely outpost on the Red Sea shore connecting Egyptian donkey caravans with ships coming from the Ḥidjāz and South Arabia.
Series: 
Volume: 
109
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277533
Publication date: 
September 2014

Edited by Daniella Talmon-Heller, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and Katia Cytryn-Silverman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

This book demonstrates the effectiveness of creative interdisciplinary research, applied to historical, cultural and archaeological problems in the study of the Middle East.
Series: 
Volume: 
108
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271593
Publication date: 
October 2014

Hasan Shuraydi

This book fills a long-standing gap in Arabic-Islamic studies. Hasan Shuraydi presents an in-depth survey of relevant themes that concern youth and old age in Medieval Arabic literature in an informative and entertaining style intended for specialists and non-specialists.
Series: 
Volume: 
107
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271609
Publication date: 
September 2014

edited by Abdulrahman al-Salimi and Wilferd Madelung, University of Oxford (emeritus)

Early Ibāḍī Theology offers the critical edition of six Arabic texts by the Ibāḍī scholar ‘Abd Allāh b. Yazīd al-Fazārī (8th c.) recently discovered in Algeria that constitute the earliest extant body of kalām theology in Islam
Series: 
Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270251
Publication date: 
July 2014

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