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Hilal B. Muhassin‘s Continuation of “The Experiences of the Nations.”

The Eclipse of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate : Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World

I.B.Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...This is the Chronicle of which Abu Shuja"s is an abridgment. The last pages of the latter are taken from the opening pages of this Part, whence the relation between the two can easily be estimated. Account of the arrest by Abu Shuja...
...The stylistic developments in classical Persian poetry between the tenth and sixteenth centuries are commonly classified on the basis of poetic styles and the literary activity in courtly centres over a wide geographical area, although...

Donestre, Huntress, and Boar-Tusked Women

Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...The illustrations to the Beowulf Manuscript’s version of the Wonders of the East are strange, difficult images. They do not always make immediate sense, and though closely related to the text, they rarely seem to illustrate it in any...

Change Over Time

Byzantine Gender

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

Book chapter

...This account has been a remarkably static image of Medieval Roman gender. I have culled information from the sixth to the fourteenth centuries and amalgamated it into a common meatloaf. This is regrettable because Byzantine culture...

Preface

The Eclipse of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate : Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World

I.B.Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...MR. H. F. AMEDROZ, who had won the gratitude of students of Islamic history by his editions of Hilal’s Book of the Viziers, and Ibn al-Qalanisi’s History of Damascus, besides numerous monographs on legal and historical subjects,A memoir...

Caliphate of al-Qadir Billah

The Eclipse of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate : Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World

I.B.Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...When Baha al-daulah returned to his palace, whither Ta’i’ had previously been conveyed, and where he was confined, he proclaimed as Caliph AL-QADIR BILLAH (The Powerful through God) ABU’L-’ABBAS AHMAD B. ISHAQ B. MUQTADIR (peace be upon...

The Life and Times Of ‘Amīd Al-Mulk Al-kundurī

Medieval Central Asia and the Persianate World : Iranian Tradition and Islamic Civilisation

I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 2015

Book chapter

...There is no doubt that the most famous vizier of the first Seljuq sultan Tughril has acquired a somewhat curious reputation.This contribution should be read in conjunction with my forthcoming book chapter about Niẓām al-Mulk where...

Church Reform and its Aftermath

Poverty, Heresy, and the Apocalypse : The Order of Apostles and Social Change in Medieval Italy 1260–1307

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...If the German Emperor Henry III had witnessed the struggle between empire and papacy from the rise of his successor through the death of Frederick Barbarossa, he would have been dumbfounded. In Henry III’s lifetime, the papacy and empire...

Ingenious Mechanical Devices

Light from the East : How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World

I.B.Tauris, 2011

Book chapter

...One of the most illustrious figures in the history of Islamic mathematics is Abu’l Fath Umar ibn Ibrahim al-Khayyami (ca. 1048–ca. 1130). As his name indicates he was the son of Ibrahim al-Khayyami, whose last name means ‘the Tentmaker’‘One...

From Baghdad to Central Asia

Light from the East : How the Science of Medieval Islam Helped to Shape the Western World

I.B.Tauris, 2011

Book chapter

...The translation activities in the Bayt al-Hikma gave rise to a new Arabic science that spread from Baghdad eastward to Central Asia and eventually westward to Africa and Spain, as the equivalent of the Islamic renaissance spread to many...