Second Series

Occasional Papers of the School of Abbasid Studies, Cambridge, 6-10 July 2002. Available at Peeters Publishers »

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  1. James E. Montgomery, Editor’s Introduction
  2. Adam Silverstein, On Some Aspects of the Abbasid Barīd
  3. Monique Bernards, Ṭalab al-ʿIlm amongst the Linguists of Arabic during the Abbasid Period
  4. Michael Cooperson, The Grave of al-Maʾmūn in Tarsus: A Preliminary Report
  5. Matthew S. Gordon, The Place of Competition: The Careers of ʿArīb al-Maʾmūnīya and ʿUlayya bint al-Mahdī, Sisters in Song
  6. Paul L. Heck, Law in Abbasid Political Thought from Ibn al-Muqaffaʾ (d. 139/756) to Qudāma b. Jaʿfar (d. 337/948)
  7. Julia Bray, Practical Muʿtazilism: The Case of al-Tanūkhī
  8. Herbert Berg, Ibn ʿAbbās in Abbasid-Era Tafsīr
  9. Amikam Elad, The Rebellion of Muḥammad b. ʿAbd Allāh b. al-Ḥasan (known as al-Nafs al-Zakīya) in 145/762
  10. Peter Adamson, A Note on Freedom in the Circle of al-Kindī
  11. Elton L. Daniel, Al-Yaʿqūbī and Shīʿism Reconsidered
  12. Letizia Osti, Al-Qāsim b. ʿUbayd Allāh, the Vizier as Villain: On Classical Arabic Gossip
  13. Shawkat M. Toorawa, Ibn Abī Ṭāhir Ṭayfūr versus al-Jāḥiẓ, or: Defining the Adīb
  14. Mario Kozah, The Epilogue of al-Bīrūnī’s Kitāb Bātanjal
  15. Christopher Melchert, The Meaning of Qāla ’l-Shāfiʿī in Ninth Century Sources
  16. Joseph E. Lowry, Ibn Qutayba: The Earliest Witness to al-Shāfiʿī and his Legal Doctrines
  17. Devin J. Stewart, Muḥammad b. Jarīr al-Ṭabarī’s al-Bayān ʿan Uṣūl al-Aḥkām and the Genre of Uṣūl al-Fiqh in Ninth Century Baghdad
Occasional Papers of the School of Abbasid Studies, Leuven, 28 June – 1 July 2004. Available at Peeters Publishers »

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  1. John Nawas, Abbasid Studies Advance
  2. Herbert Berg, ʿAbbasid Historians’ Portrayals of al-ʿAbbās b. ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib
  3. Amikam Elad, The Struggle for the Legitimacy of Authority as Reflected in the Ḥadīth of al-Mahdī
  4. Nimrod Hurvitz, Negotiating Ibn Ḥanbal’s Contribution to Ḥanbalī Legal Doctrine
  5. Ghada Jayyusi-Lehn, The Caliphate of al-Muʿtaṣim: Succession or Capture?
  6. John P. Turner, Al-Afshīn: Heretic, Rebel or Rival?
  7. Monique Bernards, Grammarians’ Circles of Learning: A Social Network Analysis
  8. Michael Cooperson, Al-Maʾmūn, the Pyramids and the Hieroglyphs
  9. Cecile Cabrol, Les fonctionnaires d’Etat nestoriens à Bagdad du temps des Abbassides (III/IXe – IV/Xes)
  10. Devin J. Stewart, Emending the Chapter on Law in Ibn al-Nadīm’s Fihrist
  11. Uwe Vagelpohl, The Abbasid Translation Movement in Context. Contemporary Voices on Translation

SPECIAL SECTION ON THE REIGN OF AL-MUQTADIR
(295-320 AH/908-932 AD):

  1. Paul L. Heck, Language Theory and State Officials in the Reign of al-Muqtadir: The case of Ibn Wahb al-Kātib
  2. Letizia Osti, In Defence of the Caliph: Abū Bakr al-Ṣūlī and the Virtues of al-Muqtadir
  3. Maaike van Berkel, The Vizier and the Harem Stewardess: Mediation in a Discharge Case at the Court of Caliph Al-Muqtadir
  4. Nadia Maria Al Cheikh, The ‘Court’ of al-Muqtadir: Its Space and Its Occupants
  5. Peter E. Pormann, Islamic Hospitals in the Time of al-Muqtadir
Oriens Occasional Papers of the Meetings at St. Andrews, 26-29 June, 2006 and Cambridge, 7-9 July, 2008 . Available at Brill »

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Oriens, Volume 38, Issue 1-2, 2010:

  1. James E. Montgomery, Abbasid Studies III: Occasional Papers of the Meetings at St. Andrews, 26-29 June, 2006 and Cambridge, 7-9 July, 2008
  2. Johan Weststeijn, Dreams of Abbasid Caliphs: Suspense and Tragedy in al-Ṭabarī’s History of Prophets and Kings
  3. Amikam Elad, The Armies of al-Maʾmūn in Khurāsān (193-202/809 — 817-18): Recruitment of its Contingents and their Commanders and their Social-Ethnic Composition
  4. John Nawas, All in the Family? Al-Muʿtaṣim’s Succession to the Caliphate as Denouement to the Lifelong Feud between al-Maʾmūn and his Abbasid Family
  5. John P. Turner, The End of the Miḥna
  6. Julia Bray, Ibn al-Muʿtazz and Politics: The Question of the Fuṣūl Qiṣār
  7. Letizia Osti, The Practical Matters of Culture in Pre-Madrasa Baghdad
  8. Uwe Vagelpohl, Cultural Accommodation and the Idea of Translation
  9. Gavin N. Picken, A Scholar of the Holy Precincts: The Life, Works and Methodology of Ibn al-Mundhir al-Nīsābūrī
  10. Proximity, Resemblance, Sidebars and Clusters: Ibn al-Nadīm’s Organizational Principles in Fihrist 3.3
  11. Amira K. Bennison, The Necklace of al-Shifā: Abbasid Borrowings in the Islamic West
  12. Bibliography compiled by Letizia Osti

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