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Researching Islamic Manuscripts

Mahmoud Zaki has assembled a major resource on sources for the study of Islamic manuscripts, including links to major digital collections and …


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New Studies on History of Yemen

Practising Community in Urban and Rural Eurasia (1000–1600): Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, eds. Fabian Kümmeler, Judit Majorossy, and Eirik Hovden (Brill Publishing, …


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H-Egypt Network

There is a new resource regarding the study of Egypt from the start of the Islamic era until the present at H-Egypt.


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Online Books in Halle

At least 337 Books published in Germany on Islam and history of the Middle East are available to read online or download. …


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Hanbali Resource

This is a useful source with pdfs of books from and about the Hanbali school. including a number by Ibn al-Jawzi.


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Apostasy and the Prophet

There is an excellent discussion of the origins and extent of apostasy laws in Islamic contexts by Dr. Ahmet Kuru,  Porteous Professor …


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Muslim Women Hadith Scholars

The image of an Islamic scholar engaged in memorization, collection or engagement with the many traditions (hadith, singular) of the Prophet Muhammad …


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Handbook of Sufi Studies

Brill has recently published a Handbook of Sufi Studies. One of the editors, Alexander Knysh, discusses the new volume here.


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al-Juwayni on Islamic Law

David R. Vishanoff has recently published online A Critical Edition, English Translation, and New Commentary on Imām al‑Ḥaramayn al-Juwaynī’s Leaflet on the …


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Arabic Papyrology Database

Andreas Kaplony, H-Mideast-Medieval, Saturday, January 2, 2016 The Arabic Papyrology Database (APD) team wishes you a happy New Year. Our present: new, …


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Digital Islamic Humanities Project

The Digital Islamic Humanities Project at Brown University is pleased to announce its third annual conference, titled “Distant Reading and the Islamic …


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Jinn and Toxic

Rustam fighting a Jinn from a medieval Islamic manuscript Anyone who has read about Aladdin knows about the genie in a lamp. …


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