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  1. What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Us
    With What 'Isa ibn Hisham Told Us, the Library of Arabic Literature brings readers an acknowledged masterpiece of early 20th-century Arabic prose. Penned by the Egyptian journalist Muhammad al-Muwaylihi, this exceptional title... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2015
    Hardback | £34.00
    PDF | £37.00
  2. Consorts of the Caliphs
    Accounts of remarkable women at the world's most powerful court Consorts of the Caliphs is a seventh/thirteenth-century compilation ofanecdotes about thirty-eight women who were consorts to those in power, most ofthem concubines... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2015
    Hardback | £24.99
    Paperback | £11.99
    PDF | £13.00
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  3. Disagreements of the Jurists
    A masterful overview of Islamic law and its diversityAl-Qadi al-Nu'man was the chief legal theorist and ideologue of the North AfricanFatimid dynasty in the tenth century. This translation makes available for thefirst time in... Learn More
    Published: 19th January 2015
    Hardback | £34.00
    Paperback | £11.99
    PDF | £37.00
  4. 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
    PDF | £37.00
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
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    PDF | £14.00
  10. 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
  11. The Principles of Sufism
    'A'ishah al-Ba'uniyyah (d. 923/1517) of Damascus was one of the great women scholars in Islamic history. A mystic and prolific poet and writer, 'A'ishah composed more works in Arabic than any other woman before the twentieth century.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2014
    Hardback | £24.99
    Paperback | £11.99
    PDF | £14.00
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
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