‘Abbasid Studies II

‘Abbasid Studies II: Occasional Papers of the School of ‘Abbasid Studies, Leuven, 28 June – 1 July 2004

Edited by J. Nawas
Peeters Publishing, 2009
ISBN: 978-90-429-2081-1

Articles include:

The Abbasid translation movement in context. Contemporary voices on translation, by Uwe Vagelpohl

Islamic Hospitals in the time of al-Muqtadir, by Peter E. Pormann

Abbasid Historians’ Portrayals of al-‘Abbās b. ‘Abd al-Muttalib, by Herbert Berg

In Defence of the Caliph: Abu Bakr al-Ṣuli and the Virtues of al-Muqtadir, by Letizia Osti

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