Middle East Studies: Middle East Literature

  • A Persian Sufi Poem: Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744) book cover

    A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744), 1st Edition

    By Bo Utas

    This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate: From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources book cover

    Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources, 1st Edition

    By G. Le Strange

    The history of Baghdad as a metropolis coincides with the history of the rise and fall of the Abbasid Caliphs. In this volume, first published in 1900 and written by a recognized authority in the field, the history of the city and of the Abbasid dynasty are closely interwoven so that, from a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis book cover

    The Persian Sufis

    1st Edition

    By Cyprian Rice

    The author was first introduced to Persian studies when, as a ‘Student Interpreter’ in the Levant Consular Service, he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish. He realized the value of Persian thought in any attempt to draw East and West together. This book, first published in 1964, is the product of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • A History of Persian Navigation book cover

    A History of Persian Navigation

    1st Edition

    By Hadi Hasan

    This book, first published in 1928, is based on Chinese, Persian and Arabic sources, and provides the first scholarly account of the history of Persian maritime exploration.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 'Omar Khayyám: The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation book cover

    'Omar Khayyám

    The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation, 1st Edition

    By E.H. Rodwell

    This book, first published in 1931, shows in a simple, sound and lucid manner how the genius of two poets (Omar Khayyam and FitzGerald) brought together by the genius of an Orientalist (Professor Cowell) culminated in a very strange, very beautiful and profound English poem. This book is concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Revival: Rumi, Poet and Mystic, 1207-1273 (1950): Selections from his Writings, Translated from the Persian with Introduction and Notes book cover

    Revival: Rumi, Poet and Mystic, 1207-1273 (1950)

    Selections from his Writings, Translated from the Persian with Introduction and Notes, 1st Edition

    By Maulana Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

    To the English reader the mysticism of Rumi opens a new world of spiritual and poetical experience. "God is One but religions are many" runs the Sufi teaching; and the English reader can here enlarge his experience by apprehending the mystic intuition of a great Persian poet. The late Professor…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Persian Literature and Modernity: Production and Reception book cover

    Persian Literature and Modernity

    Production and Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamid Rezaei Yazdi, Arshavez Mozafari

    Persian Literature and Modernity recasts the history of modern literature in Iran by elucidating the bonds between the classical tradition and modernity and exploring textual, generic and discursive formations through heterodoxical investigations. This is first done through the rehabilitation of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
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    Iranian Studies

  • The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism: Reversing the Gaze book cover

    The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism

    Reversing the Gaze, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susannah Heschel, Umar Ryad

    Edward Said’s Orientalism, now more than fifty years old, has to be one of the most frequently cited books among academics in a wide range of disciplines, and the most frequently assigned book to undergraduates at colleges. Among the common questions raised in response to Said’s book: Did scholars…

    Hardback – 2018-12-12 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Milton in the Arab-Muslim World book cover

    Milton in the Arab-Muslim World

    1st Edition

    By Islam Issa

    The first full-length study of the reception of John Milton’s (1608-74) writings in the Arab-Muslim world, this book examines the responses of Arab-Muslim readers to Milton’s works, and in particular, to his epic poem: Paradise Lost. It contributes to knowledge of the history, development, and ways…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10 
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  • Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity: A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart book cover

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity

    A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart, 1st Edition

    By Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the works of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) and the practical teachings of the German Dominican, Meister Eckhart (c1260-1327/8). Rumi has remained an influential figure in Islamic mystical discourse since the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20 
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  • Greek Myth and the Bible book cover

    Greek Myth and the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Louden

    Since the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Gilgamesh epic, we have known that the Bible imports narratives from outside of Israelite culture, refiguring them for its own audience. Only more recently, however, has come the realization that Greek culture is also a prominent source of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
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    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Stories from One Thousand and One Nights: For Intermediate and Advanced Students of Arabic book cover

    Stories from One Thousand and One Nights

    For Intermediate and Advanced Students of Arabic, 1st Edition

    By Ghada Bualuan

    Specially designed for students of Arabic, this textbook presents a selection of authentic Arabian Night stories in simplified language providing learners of Modern Standard Arabic access to this classic of Arabic literature. Each story is fully supported by a range of comprehension,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
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