The work provides the first art historical monograph for a prosperous period in Iranian architecture which has remained virtually unknown, describing recourse to indigenous traditions and creative innovation in a region of 18-/19th-century Islamic architecture.
The period between 950 and 1150 A.D. is regarded as "turning point in the history of the Islamic Culture" from the Early Islamic to the Late Medieval civilization Ḥ̣arrān and al-Raqqa serve as paradigma for the development in Northern Syria and Northern Mesopotamia. After 1086 A.D., measures ...
Verbranntes Ufer zeichnet erstmals das Bild der Entwicklung der syro-palästinensischen Hafenstädte nach der Vertreibung der letzten Kreuzfahrer. Die Arbeit diskutiert die verfehlte Flottenpolitik der Mamluken und beschreibt anschaulich die politische, sozialgeschichtliche und wirtschaftliche ...
Helga Anetshofer and Hakan T. Karateke
This source publication deals with dervish headcoverings (tac) in the Ottoman Empire and offers a full terminology of this realm. The basis of the book is a late 18th century treatise of a Naqshbandi scholar, Müstaqim-zade Süleyman Sadeddin (d. 1788) from Istanbul.
Edited by Harald Motzki
This collection of articles presents the most recent methodological developments in the study of the life of Muhammad and highlights the improvement of its material-basis due to sources which have only recently become available or which have been neglected.
Edited by Frederick De Jong and Bernd Radtke
This collection of papers provides a comprehensive survey of controversies and polemics concerning Islamic mysticism from the formative period of Islam till the present. It adds substantially to our knowledge of the history of Islamic mysticism, and of present-day anti-Sufi fundamentalist ...
This volume on Islamic scholarship provides new insights into the social and intellectual history of the complex learned culture in Muslim North India from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries, by analyzing popular and pietist, traditionalist and reformist movements and institutions.
The book offers a new interpretation of the emergence of the Mamluk caliphate after its extinction in Baghdad during the Mongol wars. An extensive political chronography and a detailed numismatic corpus for the regions and period concerned serve as reference.
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