Encyclopaedia of Islam Online (EI Online) consists of both the second edition (“EI2”) AND the third edition (“EI3”). The first edition ("EI1") and the French edition (Encyclopédie de l'Islam) are separate products.
EI3 is a work in progress, publication of which started in 2007. The search engine for EI Online automatically searches all editions (EI1, EI2, EI3 and EI-French) and offers the most recent results first in the list of hits.
Encyclopaedia of Islam THREE (2007- )
Edited by Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas and Everett Rowson
The Third Edition of
Brill’s Encyclopaedia of Islam is an entirely new work, with new articles reflecting the great diversity of current scholarship. It will appear in six 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.
Encyclopaedia of Islam Second Edition (1955-2005)
Edited by P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel and W.P. Heinrichs
Encyclopaedia of Islam (Second Edition) is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source not only for the religion, but also for the believers and the countries in which they live.
Features and Benefits - Over 11,000 entries from hundreds of scholars
- With full color illustrations (sizeable)
- Easy referencing at end of each article
- 6 updates per year including images and the equivalent of approximately 800,000 words
- Includes all material from EI2 (1955-2005) and EI3 (2007-)
- includes all maps from Historical Atlas of Islam