Islamic History and Civilization

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Islamic History and Civilization. Studies and Texts covers the world of Islam, from the time of its earliest appearance until the pre-modern period, and from its Western to its Eastern frontiers. The series provides space for analytical studies of themes, issues, dynasties, regions, or personages, annotated translations and text editions, as well as conference proceedings related to the history and the intellectual, literary, artistic, and cultural traditions of Islam.

If you are working on a book that would be suitable for this series, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Acquisitions Editor Teddi Dols (Teddi.Dols@brill.com).

The series published an average of eight volumes per year over the last 5 years.
La Théorie du Bayân d’al-Jâḥiz
La Théorie du Bayân d’al-Jâḥiz
Creating an Islamic City
Creating an Islamic City
Building Bridges: Ignaz Goldziher and His Correspondents
Building Bridges: Ignaz Goldziher and His Correspondents
Rulers as Authors in the Islamic World
Rulers as Authors in the Islamic World
Le Cycle de ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib
Le Cycle de ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib
Teachers and Students, Reflections on Learning in Near and Middle Eastern Cultures
Teachers and Students, Reflections on Learning in Near and Middle Eastern Cultures
Religious and Intellectual Diversity in the Islamicate World and Beyond Volume I
Religious and Intellectual Diversity in the Islamicate World and Beyond Volume I
Religious and Intellectual Diversity in the Islamicate World and Beyond Volume II
Religious and Intellectual Diversity in the Islamicate World and Beyond Volume II
Muḥammad and His Followers in Context
Muḥammad and His Followers in Context
Best of Delectable Foods and Dishes from al-Andalus and al-Maghrib: A Cookbook by Thirteenth-Century Andalusi Scholar Ibn Razīn al-Tujībī (1227–1293)
Best of Delectable Foods and Dishes from al-Andalus and al-Maghrib: A Cookbook by Thirteenth-Century Andalusi Scholar Ibn Razīn al-Tujībī (1227–1293)
The Historical Chronicle of Abū ʿAbdallāh Maḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm al-Dukkālī
The Historical Chronicle of Abū ʿAbdallāh Maḥammad Ibn Ibrāhīm al-Dukkālī
A Companion to Late Antique and Medieval Islamic Cordoba
A Companion to Late Antique and Medieval Islamic Cordoba
Islam on the Margins
Islam on the Margins
Islamic Thought and the Art of Translation
Islamic Thought and the Art of Translation
From Samarqand to Toledo
From Samarqand to Toledo
The Echoes of Fitna
The Echoes of Fitna
Muslim al-Naysābūrī (d. 261/875)
Muslim al-Naysābūrī (d. 261/875)
Supplier Dieu dans l’Égypte toulounide
Supplier Dieu dans l’Égypte toulounide
The Historian of Islam at Work
The Historian of Islam at Work
Histoires hafsides
Histoires hafsides
Ibn al-Jazzār’s Zād al-musāfir wa-qūt al-ḥāḍir. Provisions for the Traveller and Nourishment for the Sedentary
Ibn al-Jazzār’s Zād al-musāfir wa-qūt al-ḥāḍir. Provisions for the Traveller and Nourishment for the Sedentary
Egypt and Syria under Mamluk Rule
Egypt and Syria under Mamluk Rule
Ḥāwī l-Funūn wa-Salwat al-Maḥzūn, Encompasser of the Arts and Consoler of the Grief-Stricken by Ibn al-Ṭaḥḥān
Ḥāwī l-Funūn wa-Salwat al-Maḥzūn, Encompasser of the Arts and Consoler of the Grief-Stricken by Ibn al-Ṭaḥḥān
New Readings in Arabic Historiography from Late Medieval Egypt and Syria
New Readings in Arabic Historiography from Late Medieval Egypt and Syria
From Qom to Barcelona
From Qom to Barcelona
Marwān ibn Janāḥ, On the nomenclature of medicinal drugs (Kitāb al-Talkhīṣ) (2 vols)
Marwān ibn Janāḥ, On the nomenclature of medicinal drugs (Kitāb al-Talkhīṣ) (2 vols)
Doctrinal Instruction in Early Islam
Doctrinal Instruction in Early Islam
Höfische Musikkultur im klassischen Islam
Höfische Musikkultur im klassischen Islam
Studies in Islamic Historiography
Studies in Islamic Historiography
Musical and Socio-Cultural Anecdotes from Kitāb al-Aghānī al-Kabīr
Musical and Socio-Cultural Anecdotes from Kitāb al-Aghānī al-Kabīr
Mamluk Cairo, a Crossroads for Embassies
Mamluk Cairo, a Crossroads for Embassies
The Book in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250-1517)
The Book in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250-1517)
Early Sunnī Historiography
Early Sunnī Historiography
The Works of Ibn Wāḍiḥ al-Yaʿqūbī (Volume 3)
The Works of Ibn Wāḍiḥ al-Yaʿqūbī (Volume 3)
The ʿAbbasid and Carolingian Empires
The ʿAbbasid and Carolingian Empires
Early Islamic Law in Basra in The 2nd/8th Century
Early Islamic Law in Basra in The 2nd/8th Century
The Works of Ibn Wāḍiḥ al-Yaʿqūbī (Volume 2)
The Works of Ibn Wāḍiḥ al-Yaʿqūbī (Volume 2)
The Works of Ibn Wāḍiḥ al-Yaʿqūbī (Volume 1)
The Works of Ibn Wāḍiḥ al-Yaʿqūbī (Volume 1)
Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table: A Fourteenth-Century Egyptian Cookbook
Treasure Trove of Benefits and Variety at the Table: A Fourteenth-Century Egyptian Cookbook
Developing Perspectives in Mamluk History
Developing Perspectives in Mamluk History
New Frontiers of Arabic Papyrology
New Frontiers of Arabic Papyrology
Arabic Humanities, Islamic Thought
Arabic Humanities, Islamic Thought
Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam (2 vols.)
Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam (2 vols.)
Al-Suyūṭī, a Polymath of the Mamlūk Period
Al-Suyūṭī, a Polymath of the Mamlūk Period
Al-Ṣāḥib Ibn ʿAbbād Promoter of Rational Theology
Al-Ṣāḥib Ibn ʿAbbād Promoter of Rational Theology
The Emergence of Early Sufi Piety and Sunnī Scholasticism
The Emergence of Early Sufi Piety and Sunnī Scholasticism
Islam, the Ancient Near East and Varieties of Godlessness
Islam, the Ancient Near East and Varieties of Godlessness
The Iranian Reception of Islam: The Non-Traditionalist Strands
The Iranian Reception of Islam: The Non-Traditionalist Strands
The Qurʾānic Pagans and Related Matters
The Qurʾānic Pagans and Related Matters
The Mongols' Middle East
The Mongols' Middle East
Urban Autonomy in Medieval Islam
Urban Autonomy in Medieval Islam
L’imamat et l’Occultation selon l’imamisme
L’imamat et l’Occultation selon l’imamisme
The Formation of the Islamic Understanding of Kalāla in the Second Century AH (718–816 CE)
The Formation of the Islamic Understanding of Kalāla in the Second Century AH (718–816 CE)
Ideas in Motion in Baghdad and Beyond
Ideas in Motion in Baghdad and Beyond
Accusations of Unbelief in Islam
Accusations of Unbelief in Islam
The Heritage of Arabo-Islamic Learning
The Heritage of Arabo-Islamic Learning
Majd al-Dīn al-Fīrūzābādī (1329-1415)
Majd al-Dīn al-Fīrūzābādī (1329-1415)
The Rebellion of Muḥammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya in 145/762
The Rebellion of Muḥammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya in 145/762
Gender and Muslim Constructions of Exegetical Authority
Gender and Muslim Constructions of Exegetical Authority
The Book of Noble Character
The Book of Noble Character
Islamic Cultures, Islamic Contexts
Islamic Cultures, Islamic Contexts
Books and Written Culture of the Islamic World
Books and Written Culture of the Islamic World
Material Evidence and Narrative Sources
Material Evidence and Narrative Sources
The Raven and the Falcon
The Raven and the Falcon
Early Ibāḍī Theology
Early Ibāḍī Theology
Unity in Diversity
Unity in Diversity
Al-Ḥīra
Al-Ḥīra
Mysticism and Philosophy in al-Andalus
Mysticism and Philosophy in al-Andalus
Crisis and Continuity at the Abbasid Court
Crisis and Continuity at the Abbasid Court
Mālik and Medina
Mālik and Medina
The Intensification and Reorientation of Sunni Jihad Ideology in the Crusader Period
The Intensification and Reorientation of Sunni Jihad Ideology in the Crusader Period
The Comfort of the Mystics
The Comfort of the Mystics
Through the Eyes of the Beholder
Through the Eyes of the Beholder
Herbal Medicine in Yemen
Herbal Medicine in Yemen
The Lineaments of Islam
The Lineaments of Islam
The Epistle of the Eloquent Clarification Concerning the Refutation of Ibn Qutayba by Al-Qāḍī al-Nuʿmān b. Muḥammad (d. 363/974)
The Epistle of the Eloquent Clarification Concerning the Refutation of Ibn Qutayba by Al-Qāḍī al-Nuʿmān b. Muḥammad (d. 363/974)
Sufism, Black and White
Sufism, Black and White
Intimate Invocations
Intimate Invocations
The Performing Arts in Medieval Islam
The Performing Arts in Medieval Islam
The Caliph and the Heretic
The Caliph and the Heretic
The Transmission and Dynamics of the Textual Sources of Islam
The Transmission and Dynamics of the Textual Sources of Islam
Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes
Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes
The Dragon in Medieval East Christian and Islamic Art
The Dragon in Medieval East Christian and Islamic Art
Mustafa Âli's Epic Deeds of Artists
Mustafa Âli's Epic Deeds of Artists
The Islamic Scholarly Tradition
The Islamic Scholarly Tradition
Baṣran Muʿtazilite Theology: Abū ʿAlī Muḥammad b. Khallād’s Kitāb al-uṣūl and its reception
Baṣran Muʿtazilite Theology: Abū ʿAlī Muḥammad b. Khallād’s Kitāb al-uṣūl and its reception
An Ethnography of Fragrance
An Ethnography of Fragrance
Entre mémoire et pouvoir
Entre mémoire et pouvoir
Histories of the Middle East
Histories of the Middle East
After One Hundred Years
After One Hundred Years
Umayyad Legacies
Umayyad Legacies
Beyond Death
Beyond Death
Analysing Muslim Traditions
Analysing Muslim Traditions
The Nuṣayrī - 'Alawīs
The Nuṣayrī - 'Alawīs
Die Eroberung von Damaskus
Die Eroberung von Damaskus
Letters of a Sufi Scholar
Letters of a Sufi Scholar
In Defense of the Bible
In Defense of the Bible
The Fortress of the Raven
The Fortress of the Raven
Sufism in an Age of Transition
Sufism in an Age of Transition
Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens
Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens
Facts and Artefacts - Art in the Islamic World
Facts and Artefacts - Art in the Islamic World
The Canonization of al-Bukhārī and Muslim
The Canonization of al-Bukhārī and Muslim
The Making of a Forefather
The Making of a Forefather
From al-Andalus to Khurasan
From al-Andalus to Khurasan
The Last Pagans of Iraq
The Last Pagans of Iraq
Moscheen und Madrasabauten in Iran 1785-1848
Moscheen und Madrasabauten in Iran 1785-1848
Islamic Art in the 19th Century
Islamic Art in the 19th Century
The Unveiling of Secrets (Kashf al-Asrār)
The Unveiling of Secrets (Kashf al-Asrār)
Ideas, Images, and Methods of Portrayal
Ideas, Images, and Methods of Portrayal
Al-Muʾayyad al-Shīrāzī and Fatimid Daʿwa Poetry
Al-Muʾayyad al-Shīrāzī and Fatimid Daʿwa Poetry
Poetics of Islamic Historiography
Poetics of Islamic Historiography
The Oliphant
The Oliphant
Constructive Critics, Ḥadīth Literature, and the Articulation of Sunnī Islam
Constructive Critics, Ḥadīth Literature, and the Articulation of Sunnī Islam
Commerce, Culture, and Community in a Red Sea Port in the Thirteenth Century
Commerce, Culture, and Community in a Red Sea Port in the Thirteenth Century
A Muslim Theologian in the Sectarian Milieu
A Muslim Theologian in the Sectarian Milieu
Islam and State in Sumatra
Islam and State in Sumatra
The Revolution which toppled the Umayyads
The Revolution which toppled the Umayyads
Texts, Documents and Artefacts
Texts, Documents and Artefacts
The Companions of the Prophet
The Companions of the Prophet
Society and Culture in the Early Modern Middle East
Society and Culture in the Early Modern Middle East
The Buwayhid Dynasty in Iraq 334H./945 to 403H./1012
The Buwayhid Dynasty in Iraq 334H./945 to 403H./1012
The Construction of Knowledge in Islamic Civilization
The Construction of Knowledge in Islamic Civilization
The Feats of the Knowers of God
The Feats of the Knowers of God
The Origins of Islamic Jurisprudence
The Origins of Islamic Jurisprudence
Die Renaissance der Städte in Nordsyrien und Nordmesopotamien
Die Renaissance der Städte in Nordsyrien und Nordmesopotamien
Excellence and Precedence
Excellence and Precedence
Verbranntes Ufer
Verbranntes Ufer
The Development of Early Sunnite ḥadīth Criticism
The Development of Early Sunnite ḥadīth Criticism
Muslim Religious Institutions in Imperial Russia
Muslim Religious Institutions in Imperial Russia
Taste of Modernity
Taste of Modernity
The Great Mosque of Damascus
The Great Mosque of Damascus
The Biography of Muḥammad
The Biography of Muḥammad
The Exoteric Aḥmad Ibn Idrīs
The Exoteric Aḥmad Ibn Idrīs
Islamic Mysticism Contested
Islamic Mysticism Contested
Firdaws al-iqbāl
Firdaws al-iqbāl
Timbuktu and the Songhay Empire
Timbuktu and the Songhay Empire
The Sudan of the Three Niles
The Sudan of the Three Niles
Infants, Parents and Wet Nurses
Infants, Parents and Wet Nurses
In the Vicinity of the Righteous
In the Vicinity of the Righteous
Early Mamluk Syrian Historiography (2 vols)
Early Mamluk Syrian Historiography (2 vols)
An Ismaili Heresiography
An Ismaili Heresiography
Hadji Bektach: un mythe et ses avatars
Hadji Bektach: un mythe et ses avatars
Islamische Gelehrtenkultur in Nordindien
Islamische Gelehrtenkultur in Nordindien
The Fatimid Armenians
The Fatimid Armenians
State and Rural Society in Medieval Islam
State and Rural Society in Medieval Islam
Religion and Politics under the Early ‘Abbāsids
Religion and Politics under the Early ‘Abbāsids
The 'Ancient Supremacy'
The 'Ancient Supremacy'
The Citadel of Cairo
The Citadel of Cairo
Muslims, Jews and Pagans
Muslims, Jews and Pagans
Early Mamluk Diplomacy (1260-1290)
Early Mamluk Diplomacy (1260-1290)
A Turning Point in Mamluk History
A Turning Point in Mamluk History
Mystiques, État et Société
Mystiques, État et Société
Medieval Jerusalem and Islamic Worship
Medieval Jerusalem and Islamic Worship
Egypt's Adjustment to Ottoman Rule
Egypt's Adjustment to Ottoman Rule
Das Aleppiner Kalifat (A.D. 1261)
Das Aleppiner Kalifat (A.D. 1261)
An Ayyubid Notable and his World
An Ayyubid Notable and his World
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