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  1. Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal
    Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d. 241 H/855 AD), renowned for his profound knowledge of hadith—the reports of the Prophet’s sayings and deeds—is a major figure in the history of Islam. Ibn Hanbal’s piety and austerity made him a folk... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2015
    Hardback | £34.00
    EPUB | £37.00
  2. Two Arabic Travel Books
    Two Arabic Travel Books combines two exceptional exemplars of Arabic travel writing, penned in the same era but chronicling wildly divergent experiences. Accounts of China and India is a compilation of reports and anecdotes on... Learn More
    Published: 8th December 2014
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £37.00
  3. Leg over Leg
    Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of ‘the Fariyaq,’ alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2014
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £91.00
  4. Leg over Leg
    Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of ‘the Fariyaq,’ alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2014
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £91.00
  5. Leg over Leg
    Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of ‘the Fariyaq,’ alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2014
    Hardback | £108.00
  6. The Expeditions
    The Expeditions is one of the oldest biographies of the Prophet Muhammad to survive into the modern era. Its primary author, Ma'mar ibn Rashid (714-770 AD/96-153 AH), was a prominent scholar from Basra in southern Iraq who was... Learn More
    Published: 16th May 2014
    Hardback | £34.00
    Paperback | £11.99
    PDF | £37.00
    PDF | £37.00
    EPUB | £14.00
  7. A Treasury of Virtues
    A Treasury of Virtues is a collection of sayings, sermons, and teachings attributed to 'Ali ibn Abi Talib (d. 40/661), the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad, the first Shia Imam and the fourth Sunni Caliph.An acknowledged... Learn More
    Published: 4th February 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
    Paperback | £19.99
    PDF | £22.00
    PDF | £22.00
  8. The Principles of Sufism
    'A'ishah al-Ba'uniyyah (d. 923 H/1517 AD) of Damascus was one of thegreat women scholars in Islamic history. A mystic and prolific poet and writer, 'A'ishah composed more works inArabic than any other woman before the twentieth... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2014
    Hardback | £24.99
    Paperback | £11.99
    PDF | £14.00
  9. The Epistle of Forgiveness
    One of themost unusual books in classical Arabic literature, The Epistle of Forgiveness is the lengthy reply by the prolificSyrian poet and prose writer, Abu l-?Ala? al-Ma?arri (d. 449 H/1057 AD), to aletter by an obscure grammarian,... Learn More
    Published: 3rd January 2014
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £37.00
  10. Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal
    Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d. 241 H/855 AD), renowned for his profound knowledge of hadith—the reports of the Prophet’s sayings and deeds—is a major figure in the history of Islam. Ibn Hanbal was famous for living according to his... Learn More
    Published: 23rd August 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £37.00
  11. Leg over Leg
    Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of ‘the Fariyaq,’ alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often... Learn More
    Published: 23rd August 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £91.00
  12. Leg over Leg
    Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of ‘the Fariyaq,’ alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often... Learn More
    Published: 23rd August 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £91.00
  13. The Epistle of Forgiveness
    One of the most unusual books in classical Arabic literature, The Epistle of Forgiveness is the lengthy reply by the prolific Syrian poet and prose writer Abu l-?Ala? al-Ma?arri (d. 449 H/1057 AD), to a letter written by an obscure... Learn More
    Published: 23rd August 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £37.00
  14. The Epistle on Legal Theory
    The Epistle on Legal Theory is the oldest surviving Arabic work on Islamic legal theory and the foundational document of Islamic jurisprudence. Its author, Muhammad ibn Idris al-Shafi'i (d. 204/820), was the eponym of the Shafi'i... Learn More
    Published: 4th February 2013
    Hardback | £34.00
    Paperback | £12.99
    PDF | £37.00
  15. Classical Arabic Literature
    A major achievement in the field of translation, this anthology presents a rich assortment of classical Arabic poems and literary prose, from pre-Islamic times until the 18th century, with short introductions to guide non-specialist... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2012
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    PDF | £25.00
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