Israel Oriental Studies: Volume 5, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Israel Oriental Studies

Volume 5, 1st Edition

Edited by M.J. Kister

Routledge

315 pages

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In what can only be described as a monumental scholarly achievement, these six volumes provide a sense of the historical, social, and religious ; characteristics of the Middle East that is only barely hinted at by the modest general title: Israel Oriental Studies.

Essays of exceptional importance — ranging from the conversion of Egypt to Islam, Qumran and Iran, Military Society of the Mamluks, Medieval Interpretations of Dreams — are herein included. These are not simply pedagogic exercises, but in their totality strongly indicate the integral and or- : ganic nature of the Middle East — and its Arabic, Jewish, and Christian components.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS026000
HISTORY / Middle East / General