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1 LIBER AMICORUM Studies in Honour of Professor Dr. C. J. Bleeker.
E. J. Brill 1969 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Dust-soiling to top of textblock. Spine slightly sunned. A couple of pages are slightly stained (small dot). ; Published on the occasion of his retirement from the chair of the history of religions and the phenomenology of religion at the university of Amsterdam. ; Studies in the History of Religions (Supplements to Numen) XVII; 324 pages; List of Prof. Bleeker's publications (p. 1-4) --Professor C. J. Bleeker, a personal appreciation, by G. Widengren. --Are the Bororo parrots or are we? By Th. P. Van Baaren. --Le Professeur W. B. Kristensen et l'Ancien Testament, by M. A. Beek. --Pour l'histoire du dualisme, by U. Bianchi. --Saviour and judge, by S. G. F. Brandon. --Mitologia, by A. Brelich. --Sehen und hoöen, by K. A. H. Hidding. --PrasaDa in the Ramayana, by D. J. Hoens. --The conception of creation in cosmology, by E. O. James. --Der Schrecken Pharaos, by S. Morenz. --Jesus and Mani, by L. J. R. Ort. --Light and darkness in ancient Egyptian religion, by H. Ringgren. --Shah 'Inayat ShaHiD of JhoK, a sindhi mystic of the early 18th century by A. Schimmel. --Pietism and enlightenment, by H. W. Schneider. --Ein Fragment zur Physiognomik und Chiromantik aus der Tradition der spätantiken jüdischen Esoterik, by G. Scholem. --Histoire des religions, histoire du Christianisme, histoire de l'église, by M. Simon. --Koranisches Religionsgespräch, by J. D. J. Waardenburg. --Muhammad and the Qur'aN, by K. Wagtendonk. --Die Hymnen der Pistis Sophia und die gnostische Schriftauslegung, by G. Widengren. --The book of gates, by J. Zandee. 
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2 Abd Al-Latif Al-Baghdadi, Muwaffaq Al-Din; Angelika Neuwirth ABD AL-LATIF AL-BAGDADI'S BEARBEITUNG VON BUCH LAMBDA DER ARISTOTELISCHEN METAPHYSIK
Franz Steiner Verlag 1976 Softcover Very Good 
3515021086 2 small dampstains to base of spine. Pencil notes to a couple of pages. Some pages tanned. ; Akademie Der Wissenschaften Und Der Literatur. Veröffentlichungen Der Orientalischen Kommission Band XXVII; 273 pages 
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3 Abd Al-Latif Al-Baghdadi, Muwaffaq Al-Din; Angelika Neuwirth ABD AL-LATIF AL-BAGDADI'S BEARBEITUNG VON BUCH LAMBDA DER ARISTOTELISCHEN METAPHYSIK
Franz Steiner Verlag 1976 Softcover Very Good 
3515021086 Spine a bit browned. Some pages lightly tanned. ; Akademie Der Wissenschaften Und Der Literatur. Veröffentlichungen Der Orientalischen Kommission Band XXVII; 273 pages 
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4 Album, Stephen MARSDEN'S NUMISMATA ORIENTALIA ILLUSTRATA A Guide to Islamic and Oriental Coins with Values
Attic Books 1977 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
0915018160 Mild Staining to boards. Mild water damage along inner hinges but has not penetrated text. ; Chapters include Sikka, Sassanian, Arab, Byzantine, Umayyad, Abbasid, Sa'di Sharifs, Fatimids, Ayyubids, Mamluks and more... ; 318 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Albumasar (Abu Ma'shar Al-Balkhi) ; David Pingree THE THOUSANDS OF ABU MA'SHAR
Warburg Institute. University of London 1968 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Card from Warburg institute tipped in "with Compliments". Faint foxing to top of textblock. Faint browning to part of boards. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 362 pages 
Price: 240.00 USD
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6 Ali Shah, Sirdar Ikbal MOHAMED: THE PROPHET Illustrated.
Wright & Brown 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Slight bowing to boards. Very light foxing to endpapers. ; Looks at the times and life of Muhammad, the prophet and his founding of Islam. ; 296 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Amabe, Fukuzo STATE-BUILDING AND AUTONOMY IN 'ABBASID FRONTIERS Ifriqiya, Thughur, Mosul, Tabaristan and Sijistan.
Nihon Tosho Center 2005 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
4820520008 Dw in plastic sleeve. ; Book is a collection of English versions of author's papers published in Japanese between 1997 and 2002. Every paper was originally intended as independent, but these have a roughly common theme, that is Arab settlement in frontiers and their relationship with the 'Abbasid central government, indigenous existing peoples, and neighboring, mainly tribal (or clannish) poeples. ; 235 pages 
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8 Arberry, A. J. RELIGION IN THE MIDDLE EAST: THREE RELIGIONS IN CONCORD AND CONFLICT Volume I: Judaism and Christianity & Volume II: Islam
Cambridge University Press 1969 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
0521074002 Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Book descriptions are pasted to front feps of both volumes leaving adhesive stains. Minor shelfwear otherwise. ; 2 Volume Set; Vol. 2020-01-02; 1360 pages; These volumes survey the three religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam and their relationship with each other, in concord and conflict during the last hundred years. Since Islam is the dominant faith, the term 'Middle East' denotes the social and cultural faiths as well as western civilization and communism, rather than a precise geographical area. Thus central Asia, and India, Pakistan and parts of Africa are included. 
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9 Archimedes; J. L. Heiberg & Yvonne Dold-Samplonius & Heinrich Hermelink & Matthias Schramm (Eds. ) ARCHIMEDIS [ARCHIMEDES] OPERA OMNIA CUM COMMENTARIIS EUTOCII. VOL. IV: Archimedes: Über Einander Berührende Kreise. Aus Dem Arabischen Übersetzt Und Mit Anmerkungen Versehen. Mit 14 Faksimiletafeln
B. G. Teubner 1975 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
3519010658 Very light shelfwear. Else fine. Plates at end. ; Text is in German with plates in Arabic. ; Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum Et Romanorum Teubneriana TEUBNER; 68 pages 
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10 Archimedes; J. L. Heiberg & Yvonne Dold-Samplonius & Heinrich Hermelink & Matthias Schramm (Eds. ) ARCHIMEDIS [ARCHIMEDES] OPERA OMNIA CUM COMMENTARIIS EUTOCII. VOL. IV: Archimedes: Über Einander Berührende Kreise. Aus Dem Arabischen Übersetzt Und Mit Anmerkungen Versehen. Mit 14 Faksimiletafeln
B. G. Teubner 1975 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
3519010658 Minor shelfwear. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Text is in German with plates in Arabic. ; Bibliotheca Scriptorum Graecorum Et Romanorum Teubneriana TEUBNER; 68 pages 
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11 Aristotle; 'Abdurrahman Badawi [ARISTOTLE] ARISTOTELIS: DE COELO ET METEOROLGICA [METEOROLOGICA] Edidit Et Adnotatione Critica Auxit 'Abdurrahman Badawi.
Imp. MISR 1961 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light creasing to wraps. Browning to wraps. Pencil marginalia and underlining to some pages. Dampstaining to corner of Arabic titlepage. 1 small stain to English titlepage. Book has been very smartly rebound in quarter faux-leather spine with gilt lettering and marbled boards. Pages tanned. 1 lined page with Dutch writing has been bound after Arabic titlepage. Scholar's small bookplate to English titlepage. ; Text entirely in Arabic. ; Islamica 28; 387 pages 
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12 Aziz, Abdullah Bin Abdul ABDULLAH BIN ABDUL AZIZ IN WORDS & PICTURES
Riyadh Saudi Desert House Agency 1980 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Minor edgewear. Bumping to base of spine. ; Looks at the life and actions of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Heavy Book. ; 269 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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13 Badawi, Abdurrahman (Ed. ) IDEAE PLATONICAE Edidit Et Prolegomenis Instruxit 'abdurrahman Badawi
Imprimerie De La Bibliothèque Égyptienne 1947 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Book has been neatly rebound in red boards with original wraps affixed to boards. Original wraps are browned. Original wrap spine is scuffed. Clean text. Boards are fine. ; Text is in Arabic. Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire. ; Textes Et Traductions D'Auteurs Orientaux Tome XII; 159 pages 
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14 Baldwin, Marshall Whithed RAYMOND III OF TRIPOLIS AND THE FALL OF JERUSALEM (1140-1187)
Adolf M. Hakkert 1969 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Reprint of the 1936 edition. The purpose of this biography is to explain the situation in the Levant during the years preceding the fall of Jerusalem. This is done by an analysis of the character of Raymond III of Tripolis, and by an interpretation of his motives and actions, and those of his associates in a time of crisis. Includes a detailed description of the battle of Hattin. ; 177 pages 
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15 Beckett, Katharine Scarfe ANGLO-SAXON PERCEPTIONS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD
Cambridge University Press 2003 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
0521829402 Dustjacket has minor shelfwear and rubbing. ; Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England; 1 x 9 x 5.8 Inches; 284 pages; Katherine Scarfe Beckett is concerned with representations of the Islamic world in Anglo-Saxon England. Using a variety of literary, historical and archaeological evidence, Beckett argues that the first perceptions of Arabs, Ismaelites and Saracens were derived from Christian exegesis. These perceptions preconditioned Western expressions of hostility and superiority towards peoples of the Islamic world, and these received ideas prevailed over actual experience. 
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16 Boas, Adrian J. CRUSADER ARCHAEOLOGY The Material Culture of the Latin East
Routledge 1999 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
0415173612 Book has light bumping to corners and spine ends. Otherwise in Near Fine condition . ; One of the most fascinating and intriguing aspects of historical research is the study of how invading societies adapt to a strange environment, undergoing change themselves as well as influencing their new neighbours and surroundings. From the end of the eleventh century there were Christian states in the Levant which were hybrid societies resulting from the meeting of the very different cultures of the East and West. Although a wealth of literature has been written on the Crusading movement affording a clearer picture of what the Crusades entailed, little has been written to illuminate Franish life in “the lands beyond the sea. ” Crusader Archeology draws together recently excavated material from Israel, Cyprus, Syria and Jordan to examine what life was life for the Crusaders in their new territory, and how they were influenced by the local population. Chapters encompass Frankish urban and rural settlements, including agriculture, industry, the differing architecture employed by the military, the church, public and private structures, arts and crafts, leisure pursuits, death and burial customs, and building techniques. This highly illustrated volume comprises a graphic portrayal of the period and makes fascinating reading for all those interested in the Middle Ages, and particularly in the Crusaders. ; 0.98 x 9.5 x 6.47 Inches; 267 pages 
Price: 58.50 USD
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17 Bowersock, G.W. & Oleg Grabar & G. W. Bowersock LATE ANTIQUITY A Guide to the Postclassical World
Belknap Press 2000 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
0674511735 Book has very light shelfwear else fine. DJ has 1 tiny chip and faint crease along upper edge. ; The first book of its kind, this richly informative guide to the world of late antiquity offers the most recent scholarship to the researcher along with sheer reading pleasure to the browser. In eleven comprehensive essays and in over 500 encyclopedic entries, an international cast of experts provides essential information and fresh perspectives on the history and culture of an era marked by the rise of two world religions, unprecedented political upheavals that remade the map of the known world, and the creation of art of enduring glory. By extending the commonly accepted chronological and territorial boundaries of the period-to encompass Roman, Byzantine, Sassanian, and early Islamic cultures, from the middle of the third century to the end of the eighth-this guide makes new connections and permits revealing comparisons. Consult the article on "Angels" and discover their meaning in Islamic as well as classical and Judeo-Christian traditions. Refer to "Children, " "Concubinage, " and "Divorce" for a fascinating interweaving of information on the family. Read the essay on "Barbarians and Ethnicity" and see how a topic as current as the construction of identity played out in earlier times, from the Greeks and Romans to the Turks, Huns, and Saxons. Turn to "Empire Building" to learn how the empire of Constantine was supported by architecture and ceremony. Or follow your own path through the broad range of entries on politics, manufacturing and commerce, the arts, philosophy, religion, geography, ethnicity, and domestic life. Each entry introduces readers to another facet of the postclassical world: historic figures and places, institutions, burial customs, food, money, public life, and amusements. A splendid selection of illustrations enhances the portrait. The intriguing era of late antiquity emerges completely and clearly, viewed in a new light and from new vantage points, in a guide that will be relished by scholars and general readers alike. ; Harvard University Press Reference Library; 1.66 x 10.5 x 8.34 Inches; 780 pages 
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18 Busard, H. L. L. THE LATIN TRANSLATION OF THE ARABIC VERSION OF EUCLID'S ELEMENTS COMMONLY ASCRIBED TO GERARD OF CREMONA Introduction, Edition and Critical Apparatus
E. J. Brill 1984 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
9004075968 503 columns. Latin text, translation and editorial matter in English. ; Asfar, Deel 2; 503 pages 
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19 Buttrey, Theodore V. & Ann Johnston & Kenneth M. Mackenzie & Michael L. Bates GREEK, ROMAN, AND ISLAMIC COINS FROM SARDIS
Harvard University Press 1982 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
0674363051 Cover has adhesive stain from former sticker on bottom corner. Normal shelfwear and rubbing. ; Publication of coins found at Sardis from the 1958 to August 18th, 1972. The Byzantine section includes only coins from the 1969 season onward. ; Archaeological Exploration of Sardis; 274 pages 
Price: 48.00 USD
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20 Chelhod, Joseph Et Un Groupe D'Auteurs L'ARABIE DU SUD: HISTOIRE ET CIVILISATION Tome 1. Le Peuple Yéménite Et Ses Racines
G.-P. Maisonneuve et Larose 1984 Softcover Very Good 
2706808543 Light tanning to pages. Minor shelfwear. ; Islam D'Hier Et D'Aujourd'hui; Vol. 1; 281 pages 
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21 Christides, Vassilios BYZANTINE LIBYA AND THE MARCH OF THE ARABS TOWARDS THE WEST OF NORTH AFRICA
British Archaeological Reports 2000 Softcover Near Fine 
1841711330 Very light knocking to bottom front corner else Fine. ; British Archaeological Reports BAR International Series 851; 112 pages; A detailed study of Byzantine Africa and its conquest by the Arabs beginning in 641/642. Professor Christides assesses the political situation on the eve of the first Arab raid, the raids themselves and the sources available for studying them, as well as the causes and consequences of the Byzantine loss of North Africa and the integration of Arabic and Islamic cultures. The study focuses primarily on the regions of Cyrenaica, Tripolitania and Fezzan (roughly modern-day Libya). 
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22 Christides, Vassilios BYZANTINE LIBYA AND THE MARCH OF THE ARABS TOWARDS THE WEST OF NORTH AFRICA
British Archaeological Reports 2000 Softcover Very Good 
1841711330 Very light wear to bottom front corner. ; British Archaeological Reports BAR International Series 851; 112 pages; A detailed study of Byzantine Africa and its conquest by the Arabs beginning in 641/642. Professor Christides assesses the political situation on the eve of the first Arab raid, the raids themselves and the sources available for studying them, as well as the causes and consequences of the Byzantine loss of North Africa and the integration of Arabic and Islamic cultures. The study focuses primarily on the regions of Cyrenaica, Tripolitania and Fezzan (roughly modern-day Libya). 
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23 Christides, Vassilios THE CONQUEST OF CRETE BY THE ARABS (CA. 824) A TURNING POINT IN THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN BYZANTIUM AND ISLAM
Akademia Athenon 1984 Softcover Very Good- 
Shelfwear to wraps. Light chipping to top of spine. Small tear to front wrap has been repaired from behind by blank white wrap. Slight separation to inner hinge and tear to spine has been repaired. Creasing to first few pages. ; Indispensible for Byzantine and Islamic history. ; 265 pages 
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24 Christides, Vassilios THE CONQUEST OF CRETE BY THE ARABS (CA. 824) A TURNING POINT IN THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN BYZANTIUM AND ISLAM
Akademia Athenon 1984 Softcover Very Good 
Faint crease to front wrap. Minor edgewear to wraps. Light shelfwear. ; Indispensible for Byzantine and Islamic history. ; 265 pages 
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25 Coope, Jessica A. THE MARTYRS OF CÓRDOBA Community and Family Conflict in an Age of Mass Conversion
University of Nebraska Press 1995 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
0803214715 Dustjacket is protected in mylar. Small mark ~1cm to front of DJ (ink? ). Dustjacket has minor shelfwear. Publisher's remainder mark to bottom of textblock (black felt ink line) else Fine. ; 0.68 x 8.78 x 5.78 Inches; 115 pages; Between 850 and 859 (Christian Era) , the Muslim government of Córdoba ordered the execution of forty-eight Christians. With few exceptions, these Christians invited execution by committing capital offenses: some appeared before the Muslim authorities to denounce Mohammed; others, Christian children of mixed Islamic-Christian marriages, publicly proclaimed their Christianity. Coope investigates the origins of this "martyrs' movement" in Córdoba, then flourishing as a center of Islamic culture. She cites the fears of radical Christians that conversions to Islam were on the increase and that still more Christians were being assimilated into Arab Muslim culture. These fears were well-founded, and the executions further divided Cordovan Christians: some believed the executed to be martyrs, others argued that these were not martyrs but fanatics and troublemakers. For their part, the Muslim authorities, disposed to be tolerant, would have preferred sectarian peace; the martyrs were given every opportunity to recant. Using Christian sources (particularly the hagiographies of St. Eulogius) and Arabic accounts to understand the complex tensions in Muslim Spain between and among the Muslim majority and Christian minority, Coope presents a valuable and fresh view of this society at the apogee of al-Andalus, Muslim Spain. 
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26 De Boer, T. J. GESCHICHTE DER PHILOSOPHIE IM ISLAM
Fr. Frommanns Verlag 1901 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Rebound in dark green cloth with (original? ) Leather title label. Fraying to spine with tears to top of spine cover (1 & 2 cm). A few marks in green pencil and small clipping affixed to ffep. Very light foxing to endpapers and very light pencil marginalia on a few pages. ; 191 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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27 Derron, Pascale & Richard Goulet & Ulrich Rudolph & Christoph Riedweg (Eds.0 ENTRE ORIENT ET OCCIDENT: LA PHILOSOPHIE ET LA SCIENCE GRÉCO-ROMAINES DANS LE MONDE ARABE. Huit Exposés Suivis De Discussions Par Adamson, Peter/ Hugonnard-Roche, Henri/ De Smet, Daniel, D'Ancona, Cristina/ Eichner, Heidrun/ Orthmann, Eva/ Rudolph, Ulrich/ Boudon-Millot, Véronique.
Fondation Hardt 2011 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
2600007571 Very light shelfwear to DJ. ; Entretiens Sur L'Antiquité Classique Tome LVII; 406 pages 
Price: 97.00 USD
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28 Donner, Fred McGraw THE EARLY ISLAMIC CONQUESTS
Princeton University Press 1981 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
0691053278 Top corners are bumped. Ffep has been pasted down to front inner board. White sticker applied to inner page to conceal markings. ; Presents a description of the early Islamic conquest movement, from its beginnings under the Prophet Muhammad (ca. A. D. 570-632) through the conquest of the Fertile Crescent. It attempts to do two things: first, to provide a new interpretation of the origins and nature of the Islamic conquest movement, and second, to establish as definitively as the sources will allow the course of two chapters in the early conquests, those of Syria and Iraq. ; Princeton Studies on the Near East; 489 pages 
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29 Edbury, Peter W. THE LUSIGNAN KINGDOM OF CYPRUS AND ITS MUSLIM NEIGHBOURS
Nicosia Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation 1993 Softcover Near Fine 
9963420419 Minor Crease along spine. Light shelfwear. ; Stapled booklet. ; Ninth Annual Lecture on History and Archaeology; 28 pages; The study includes sections on “The Mamluk invasion of 1426”; “The importance of naval power”; “The Turkish threat to Cyprus and the routes from the West”; “The threat from Egypt”; “The Pryor Thesis”; and, Cypriot-Moslem relations in “The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries” 
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30 Embrico Of Mainz; Guy Cambier (Ed. ) EMBRICON DE MAYENCE: LA VIE DE MAHOMET Éditée Par Guy Cambier
Latomus 1961 Softcover Near Fine 
Pages unopened. Very minor shelfwear. Else fine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 52; 91 pages 
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31 Endress, Gerhard EINFÜHRUNG IN DIE ISLAMISCHE GESCHICHTE
C. H. Beck 1982 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
3406085598 Light ding to bottom back edge of wraps. Spine slightly sunned. ; 6 Karten u. 1 genealogischen Tafel. ; Beck'sche Elementarbücher; 346 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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32 Ente Manifestazioni Milanesi 7000 ANNI D'ARTE IRANICA
Bramante Editrice 1963 Softcover Fair 
Spine has been reinforced with clear tape (that has now browned). Wraps are tattered with Tears, rubbing, and chipping. Endpapers have dampstaining to edges. Internally VG. Reading copy only. ; Mostra realizzata in collaborazione con l'Istituto Italiano per il Medio e l'Estremo Oriente. Milano - Palazzo reale, Maggio-Giugno 1963. Ente Manifestazioni Milanesi. Text in Italian. Official greeting by Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, in Persian and in Italian. Historical introduction by R. Ghirshman. ; 183 pages 
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33 Erdogan, Sema Nilgun SEXUAL LIFE IN OTTOMAN SOCIETY
Donence 1996 Softcover Very Good+ 
9757054003 Small sticker to front wrap. Minor shelfwear. ; 144 pages; The mysterious sex life of Ottoman society has remained a taboo subject until recent years, but even now it is not truly unveiled. Beyond the facaed of convnetional relations, the sexual life of the Ottoman was surpisingly rich and colorful. This book reveals the colourful sex lives of the Ottomans, men and women, with photos and colour illustrations, and essays and poetry of the time. An enlightening and amusing read. 
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34 Fahmy, Aly Mohamed MUSLIM NAVAL ORGANISATION IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN From the Seventh to the Tenth Century A. D.
Cairo National Publication & Printing House 1966 Second Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very minor shelfwear with light browning to wraps. Pages almost all uncut except for 1 page clumsily opened. ; Contents: Arsenals and Naval Centres in Egypt; Arsenals and Naval Centres in Syria, Africa, and Crete; Materials for Shipbuilding; Naval Organisation; Muslim Mediterranean Warships; Appendix: Forests in Egypt; Names of Ships of Tulunid Fleet; Names of Ships mentioned by Muqaddasi; 204 pages 
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35 Fahmy, Aly Mohamed MUSLIM NAVAL ORGANISATION IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN From the Seventh to the Tenth Century A. D.
Cairo National Publication & Printing House 1966 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Copy appears to have been rebound in black boards with gilt lettering to spine. Original wraps within. Small white blank sticker to titlepage. ; Contents: Arsenals and Naval Centres in Egypt; Arsenals and Naval Centres in Syria, Africa, and Crete; Materials for Shipbuilding; Naval Organisation; Muslim Mediterranean Warships; Appendix: Forests in Egypt; Names of Ships of Tulunid Fleet; Names of Ships mentioned by Muqaddasi; 204 pages 
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36 Fahmy, Aly Mohamed MUSLIM SEA POWER IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN From the Seventh to the Tenth Century A. D.
Cairo National Publication & Printing House 1966 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Rebound in black boards with gilt lettering to spine with original wraps within. 2 Blank white stickers covering circulation numbers- no other markings. ; The first chapter is a brief account of pre-Islamic Arabian navigation, the second chapter shows the beginnings of Muslim sea power made possible by the development of Islam into a great Empire, the third chapter deals with the rivalry between the Muslim and Byzantine sea powers for maritime supremacy, and the fourth chapter is a study of Muslim and Byzantine naval strategies. ; 214 pages 
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37 Forstner, Martin (Hrsg. ) FESTGABE FÜR HANS-RUDOLF SINGER Zum 65. Geburtstag Am 6. April 1990 Überreicht Von Seinen Freunden Und Kollegen. Teil 1; Publikationen Des Fachbereichs Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft Der Universität Mainz, Reihe A, Band 13. Teil 2.
Peter Lang 1991 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
3631435843 Minor rubbing to boards. Very light shelfwear else Fine. ; Essays in German with some essays in English, French and Spanish. Aus dem Inhalt: Arabische Dialektologie und Philologie - Orientalische Kultur- und Religionsgeschichte. Authors: W. Diem, A. A. Ambros, L. Kropfitsch, H. Eisenstein, A. A. Bloch, F. Meier, W. Eilers +, W. Fischer, P. Guichard, J. Blau, H. Palva, O. Jastrow, M. Woidich, S. M. Rizk, P. Behnstedt, M. Forstner, J. Martínez Ruiz, R. Kontzi, E. Wagner, J. Albrecht, K. P. Linder, N. Salnikow, P. Kunitzsch, J. Schwend, G. H. Blanke, H. Horst, B. Hartmann, D. U. M. Kellermann, J. Gruber, H. Scheinhardt, H. Busse, A. Schall, J. Vernet, R. G. Khoury, H. Bobzin, H. -J. Kornrumpf, M. J. Viguera, U. Haarmann, H. Venzlaff, P. Freimark, H. W. Drescher, P. Schunck, K. -H. Stoll, C. Atanasov/H. Göhring, R. Rössler, R. Sellheim, R. Jacobi, P. Bachmann, R. Arié, P. Sj. Van Koningsveld, S. Grotzfeld, H. Grotzfeld, R. V. Bardeleben, G. Schoeler, R. Brummer +, D. Briesemeister, K. Pörtl, G. Mayer, K. V. Schowingen; 2 Volume Set; 982 pages 
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38 Fowden, Garth EMPIRE TO COMMONWEALTH Consequences of Monotheism in Late Antiquity
Princeton University Press 1993 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
0691069891 Minor shelfwear. Light bump to top corner; This study explores how powerful beliefs in One God were used to justify and strengthen empires from 2nd-9th centuries AD, and how tensions between orthodoxy and heresy broke the unitary empires of Byzantium and Baghdad into the more pluralistic commonwealths of Christendom and Islam. ; 9.5 x 0.75 x 6.5 Inches; 224 pages 
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39 Frakes, Robert M. & Elizabeth Depalma Digeser & Justin Stephens (Eds. ) THE RHETORIC OF POWER IN LATE ANTIQUITY Religion and Politics in Byzantium, Europe and the Early Islamic World
Tauris Academic Studies 2010 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
1848854099 A couple of tiny dots to textblock (as published? ). Dustjacket has very minor shelfwear. ; Library of Classical Studies; 320 pages; Late Antiquity, the period of transition from the crisis of Roman Empire in the third century to the Middle Ages, has traditionally been considered only in terms of the "decline" from classical standards. Recent classical scholarship strives to consider this period on its own terms. Taking the reign of Constantine the Great as its starting point, this book examines the unique intersection of rhetoric, religion and politics in Late Antiquity. Expert scholars come together to examine ancient rhetorical texts to explore the ways in which late antique authors drew upon classical traditions, presenting Roman and post-Roman religious and political institutions in order to establish a desired image of a "new era." This book provides new insights into how the post-Roman Germanic West, Byzantine East and Muslim South appropriated and transformed the political, intellectual and cultural legacy inherited from the late Roman Empire and its borderlands. 
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40 Freely, John ALADDIN'S LAMP How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World
Alfred A. Knopf 2009 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
030726534X Aladdin’s Lamp is the fascinating story of how ancient Greek philosophy and science began in the sixth century B. C. And, during the next millennium, spread across the Greco-Roman world, producing the remarkable discoveries and theories of Thales, Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Euclid, Archimedes, Galen, Ptolemy, and many others. John Freely explains how, as the Dark Ages shrouded Europe, scholars in medieval Baghdad translated the works of these Greek thinkers into Arabic, spreading their ideas throughout the Islamic world from Central Asia to Spain, with many Muslim scientists, most notably Avicenna, Alhazen, and Averroës, adding their own interpretations to the philosophy and science they had inherited. Freely goes on to show how, beginning in the twelfth century, these texts by Islamic scholars were then translated from Arabic into Latin, sparking the emergence of modern science at the dawn of the Renaissance, which climaxed in the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. ; 320 pages 
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41 Frye, R. N. (Ed. ) THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF IRAN Volume 4: the Period from the Arab Invasion to the Saljuqs
Cambridge University Press 1975 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
0521200938 Minor discoloration to boards. Light shelfwear. ; Volume 4 is a survey of every aspect of the civilisations which flourished in the Iranian region from the Arab conquests to the Saljuq expansion: in particular, it studies the gradual transition of Iran from Zoroastrianism to Islam, the uniting of all Iranians under one rule, the flowering into full magnificence of the Persian language, and the establishment of those other acts which were to flourish so brilliantly after the Mongol conquest. The volume as a whole provides a comprehensive record of the formative centuries of Islam in Iran. ; The Cambridge History of Iran; Vol. 4; 734 pages 
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42 Gacek, Adam THE ARABIC MANUSCRIPT TRADITION-- SUPPLEMENT A Glossary of Technical Terms and Bibliography, Supplement
Brill Academic Publishers 2008 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
9004165401 Unwrapped in Plastic. ; Handbook of Oriental Studies/handbuch Der Orientalistik; Vol. 95; 0.6 x 9.6 x 6.4 Inches; 304 pages; The present work supplements the original volume of The Arabic Manuscript Tradition (AMT) , both its glossary of technical terms and bibliography. It includes new entries of technical terms, additional definitions of, and/or citations for, the entries already found in AMT, and recent publications on various aspects of Arabic manuscript studies arranged by subject. Among additional features there are illustrations of various Arabic letterforms and an alphabetical index of all works cited in both AMT and its supplement. 
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43 Gadolin, A. R. A THEORY OF HISTORY AND SOCIETY With Special Reference to the Chronographia of Michael Psellus; 11th-Century Byzantium and a Related Section on Islamic Ethics
Adolf M. Hakkert 1987 Second Revised Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
9025609066 Bump to top of spine and rear upper corner. Foxing to top of textblock and spine. ; 224 pages 
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44 Glubb, John Bagot HAROON AL RASHEED AND THE GREAT ABBASIDS
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 1976 Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
0340168471 Very light chipping to DJ with light discoloration to spine. DJ has been repaired with cellotape along bottom edge. ; 384 pages; Sir John Glubb sets this golden reign in the historical context of the rise of the Abbasid khalifs. He has gone back to ninth century Arab historians and used source material never yet translated into English. He also relates the Arab Empire to that of the contemporary Byzantine world, showing similarities and the differences between the culture and power structures of Haroon and Charlemagne. 
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45 Goldziher, Ignaz VORLESUNGEN ÜBER DEN ISLAM
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1963 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Spine slightly sunned. Minor soiling to back board. ; Unchanged reprint of 1925 2nd edition. ; 406 pages 
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46 Grunebaum, G. E. Von (Hrsg. ) DER ISLAM IM MITTELALTER
Artemis 1963 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
3760845088 Former owner's name stamp has been deleted. Former scholar's name below (Peter H. Salus). Light browning to spine. Very light foxing to inner covers. ; Text in german. ; Die Bibliothek Des Morgenlandes; 651 pages 
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47 Guidobaldi, Federico & Paul Laelor (compiled by) & Drawings by Valerio Cosentino THE BASILICA AND THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL AREA OF SAN CLEMENTE IN ROME A Guide to the Three Levels with Ground Plans
Apud S. Clementem 1990 Softcover Good+ 
Illustrated laminated folder with 2 superimposed plans bound in. Mild creasing to corners. Damp staining along upper edges of folder. Else VG. ; Based on an idea of Leonard E. Boyle. Outline guide with 2 superimposed tracings. ; 2 pages 
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48 Gätje, Helmut DAS KAPITEL ÜBER DAS BEGEHREN AUS DEM MITTLEREN KOMMENTAR DES AVERROES ZUR SCHRIFT ÜBER DIE SEELE Aristoteles Semitico-Latinus Prolegomena Et Parerga II
North-Holland Publishing Company 1985 Paperback Very Good 
0444856404 Light Chipping to spine with some rubbing to wraps (minor colour loss). ; Verhandelingen Der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie Van Wetenschappen, Afd. Letterkunde Nieuwe Reekes - Deel 129; 100 pages 
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49 Havighurst, Alfred F. THE PIRENNE THESIS Analysis, Criticism, And Revision
D. C. Heath 1958 Softcover Very Good 
Creasing to front cover. Corners lightly lifting. ; Contents: Delisle Burns: The first Europe; Rostovtzeff: The Terms Decay and Decline and Fall; Henri Pirenne: from Medieval Cities, from Mohammed and Charlemagne; Lestocquoy: Origins of Medieval Civilization and the Problem of Continuity; St. L. B. Moss: Economic Consequences of the Barbarian Invasions; Norman H. Baynes: M. Pirenne and the Unity of the Mediterranean World; Robert S. Lopez: Mohammed and Charlemagne: a revision, East and West in the early Middle Ages; Lynn White, Jr. : Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages; Daniel C. Dennett: Pirenne and Muhammad; Anne Riising: the Fate of Henri Pirenne's Theses on the Consequences of the Islamic Expansion. ; Problems in European Civilization; 109 pages 
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50 Horten, Max DIE PHILOSOPHIE DES ISLAM In Ihren Beziehungen Zu Den Philosophischen Weltanschauungen Des Westlichen Orients
Ernst Reinhardt 1924 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Light bumping to corners. Light foxing. Minor shelfwear. DJ has edgewear with chipping and small piece torn off along upper edge. ; Geschichte Der Philosophie in Einzeldarstellungen ; Abt. 1, Bd. 4; 385 pages 
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