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Hispano-Arabic Poetry: A Student Anthology

ISBN: 1-59333-115-0
An anthology of texts of Hispano-Arabic poems of exceptionally high literary quality and cultural significance. The texts are accompanied by literal translations and explanatory notes for the use of students of Arabic and Romance literatures.
$37.80

Islam and the Oriental Churches: Their Historical Relations

Students' Lectures on Missions, Princeton Theological Seminary 1902-1903
ISBN: 1-931956-75-8
One of the first publications to tackle this subject, this book was widely read and used as a reference. The lectures cover the influence of Christianity on Islam, the relation of Christianity to Islamic theology, the expansion of Islam, the downfall of Christianity, and a look towards the future.
$37.80

Grammar of Modern Syriac Language as Spoken in Urmia, Persia, and Kurdistan

ISBN: 1-59333-124-X
A detailed grammar, with extensive vocabulary, of the Neo-Aramaic dialect as spoken in Urmia, by a missionary of the American Board in Persia.
$79.20

Mohammed and the Rise of Islam

ISBN: 1-931956-74-X
Unlike its predecessors, this book does not aim at being either an apology or an indictment of the Prophet of Islam. The author endeavors to do justice to Mohammad's intellectual ability and to regard him with the respectful attitude which his greatness deserves.
$100.80

An Arabic Version of the Acts of the Apostles and the Seven Catholic Epistles

From an Eighth and Ninth Century Ms. in the Convent of St. Catharine on Mount Sinai
ISBN: 1-59333-046-4
The variety of Arabic versions of the New Testament is bewildering. In this work, Gibson provides one particular text of the Acts of the Apostles, as well as those of the Minor Catholic Epistles, based on an eighth or ninth century manuscript, preserved at the Convent of St. Catharine in Sinai. The volume also includes a treatise on the Triune nature of God, with an English translation.
$47.40

Life in the Moslem East

ISBN: 1-931956-87-1
Pierre Ponafidine, an Imperial Russian diplomat who served in Ottoman Turkey and Persia, gives a series of studies of certain phases of the life, religion, and customs of people among whom he passed thirty-six years of service.
$95.40

The Diwan of Abu'l-Ala

ISBN: 1-59333-048-0
Contains in English translation over one hundred quatrains derived from the works of the medieval Arab poet Abu'l-Ala of Ma'arri. The quatrains are a joy to read, and serve as quotations for various religious and secular topics.
$33.60

A Stranger at the Door, And Other Lebanese Short Stories

Translated into English by Admer Gouryh
ISBN: 1-931956-32-4
This charming collection of short stories is packed with humor, suspense, and shock, but is essentially serious. Through an array of interesting characters, Al-Khoury illuminates an extraordinary range of issues.
$34.20

Ventures Among the Arabs in Desert, Tent and Town

ISBN: 1-931956-78-2
The story of a Christian missionary who lived for thirteen years amongst the Ishmaelites of Moab, Edom, and the great peninsula of Arabia. Forder says, “My story is a simple record of ventures just as they occurred, a transcript of personal experiences and beliefs. It is sent forth to what I believe is a sympathetic public.”
$72.60

The Seven Poems Suspended from the Temple at Mecca

ISBN: 1-931956-80-4
A collection of seven pre-Islamic Arabic poems, the Mu`llaqat form the most celebrated forms of poetry. A tool for students of Arabic literature, this book gives the Arabic text, a literal translation of these poems, and a commentary.
$56.40

The Book of Religious and Philosophical Sects

Edited by William Cureton
ISBN: 1-931956-83-9
This monumental work, by the twelfth-century historian of religious and philosophical doctrines, aspired to present "the doctrinal opinions of all the world's people," i.e. to reveal the entirety of religions and philosophies, past or present.
$88.80

Egypt from the Napoleonic Wars Down to Cromer and Allenby

ISBN: 1-931956-88-X
Young brings a fresh judgment on Egyptian nationalism, discovering ampler grounds for hope than his countrymen are wont to conceive. He enters the controversial field of the relations hereafter to be established between Britain, Egypt and the Sudan.
$69.60

To Jerusalem through the Lands of Islam, Among Jews, Christians & Moslems

ISBN: 1-931956-92-8
This book stresses the need for unity among the believers of God: Jews, Muslims, and Christians. "We must read it – or rather we must travel with her, for truth guides her pen, as charity has guided her steps."--Prince de Polignac, Colonel of the French Army in Algiers (1897)
$73.80

The Book of Calendars

Conversion Tables for Ancient, African, Near Eastern, Indian, Asian, Central American and Western Calendars
ISBN: 1-931956-76-6
The book provides easy-to-use tables that translate the calendars of over sixty civilizations into the Julian and Gregorian calendars. An indispensable tool for scholars.
$75.60

Arabic Proverbs and the Manners and Customs of Modern Egyptians

ISBN: 1-931956-84-7
A compilation and translation of Arabic proverbs by an early 19th century traveler in Cairo, Egypt. Entries are arranged alphabetically in Arabic and by number. Cultural and figurative explanations are provided in English.
$61.20

Painting in Islam, A Study of the Place of Pictorial Art in Muslim Culture

ISBN: 1-59333-121-5
Indicates the place of painting in the Islamic world, both in relation to those theological circles which condemned the practice of it, and to those persons who, disregarding the prohibitions of religion, consulted their own taste in encouraging it.
$58.80

A Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 1-59333-122-3
This collection of Oriental manuscripts was presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in March, 1913, by Mr. Alexander Smith Cochran. All of the codices, handsomely illuminated and adorned with beautiful miniatures, will be of interest to students of art, literature, and history.
$85.80

History of the Conquest of Egypt, North Africa and Spain

Also known as kitaab futuuh Miss by Bin 'Abd al Hakam
ISBN: 1-931956-73-1
History of Egypt from its legendary early beginnings until the seventh century, including the subsequent conquests of North Africa and Spain. Covers the judges of Egypt to 860, and a list of the companions of Mohammad and their Hadiths.
$83.40

England in Egypt

With Additions Summarizing the Course of Events to the Close of the Year 1898
ISBN: 1-931956-68-5
This book effectively argues for greater British involvement in Egypt. In 1920, Milner headed a commission to Egypt that recommended Egyptian independence, but the British Cabinet rejected the recommendation.
$81.00

The Life of Mohammad

Or The Life of Mahomet
ISBN: 1-931956-66-9
Henri de Boulainvilliers, Count of Saint-Saire (1658-1722), wrote La Vie de Mahomet, in 1728. Boulainvilliers describes Muhammad as "an enlightened and wise lawgiver." In 1731, an English translation was made, from which this facsimile edition is produced.
$77.40

The Origins of the Islamic State

Being a Translation of kitaab futu al-buldaan of Abul-l Abbas Ahmad ibm Jabir al-Baladhuri, by Philip K. Hitti
ISBN: 1-931956-63-4
This book is one of the most reliable sources on the beginnings of Islamic statehood. It covers the wars of Prophet Muhammad, the ridda wars, the conquests of Syria, Armenia, Egypt, the Maghrib, and lastly, the occupation of Iraq and Persia.
$95.40

New Egypt

ISBN: 1-931956-65-0
Amedee Baillot de Guerville was one of the most talented travel writers at the turn of the last century. His New Egypt, translated from French, is a remarkable record of Egyptian life; social, economic, and political, during that period.
$84.60

History of Syria, Including Lebanon and Palestine

ISBN: 1-59333-119-3
Hitti has written a brilliant history of a land into which more historical and cultural events were crowded than any area of equal size. Syria has invented and transmitted to mankind such benefits as monotheistic religion, philosophy, law, trade, agriculture, and our alphabet.
$69.00

The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran: Their Cults, Customs, Magic Legends, and Folklore

With a New Introduction by Jorunn J. Buckley
ISBN: 1-931956-49-9
No anthropologist has conducted fieldwork among the Mandaeans, not even in recent decades and therefore Drower remains a singular figure. Scholars, students, and aficionados regard her book as the work that brings the people alive.
$96.00

The Contribution of the Arabs to Education

ISBN: 1-931956-79-0
This book is the doctoral dissertation of Khalil Totah, one of the most reliable authorities on scientific education in Palestine during the mid-twentieth century. His work reflected on Palestinian education for many generations.
$34.80