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Edited by Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas and Everett Rowson

The Third Edition of Brill’s Encyclopaedia of Islam appears in four substantial segments each year, both online and in print. The new scope includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century and of Muslim minorities all over the world.
This Part 2013-4 of the Third Edition of Brill’s Encyclopaedia of Islam will contain 67 new articles, reflecting the great diversity of current scholarship in the fields of Islamic Studies.

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Edited by Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas and Everett Rowson

The Third Edition of Brill’s Encyclopaedia of Islam appears in four substantial segments each year, both online and in print. The new scope includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century and of Muslim minorities all over the world.
This Part 2014-3 of the Third Edition of Brill’s Encyclopaedia of Islam will contain 55 new articles, reflecting the great diversity of current scholarship in the fields of Islamic Studies.

Sammy Smooha

The Black Panthers (Heb. ha-Panterim ha-Sheḥorim) were active in Israel in the 1970s and thereafter as a protest movement and a political party, struggling to improve the status of Mizraḥim in the Jewish State, a society dominated by Ashkenazim. The movement coalesced in protest against

Ahmad Fazlinejad and Farajollah Ahmadi

large death toll. 1 Muslim writers generally use the Arabic word “ tāʿun ” for “plague,” but it seems that they were unable to distinguish plague from cholera, because in many cases describing the Black Death, the term is used interchangeably with the Arabic word “ vabāʾ (cholera).” Thus, Abu Bakr

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Borsch, Stuart

Black Death is the term used by modern historians for the mass pandemic of Yersinia pestis that broke out in Europe and the Middle East in the mid-seventh/fourteenth century. Contemporary sources do not use the term “Black Death,” which is an invention of early Modern Europe. Muslims of the seventh

Ostapchuk, Victor

The Black Sea is a major inland sea located between southeastern Europe and Anatolia (area 421638 sq. km/162,795 sq. mi; coastline length 4869 km/3025 mi; maximum east-west distance 1,175 km/730 mi, minimum north-south distance 260 km/160 mi, maximum depth 2,212 m/7,257 ft, volume 547,000 cu. km

The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World (EJIW) is the first cohesive and discreet reference work which covers the Jews of Muslim lands particularly in the late medieval, early modern and modern periods. The expanded online version, EJIW Online (started in 2010), is updated twice annually with newly commissioned articles, illustrations, multimedia, and primary source material.
EJIW Online now includes the analytical index, which was recently awarded the Wheatley Medal 2011; the list of Internet resources; the unique survey of Jewish journals in the Islamic world; and the maps. The encyclopedia has been awarded the 2011 Judaica Reference Award by the Association of Jewish Libraries.
The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World is also available in print, visit www.brill.com/ejiw for more information.
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