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Documents from Islamic chanceries.

Documents from Islamic chanceries.

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Published by Cassirer .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes one contribution in French.

Statementby J.Aubin and others!editor S.M.Stern.
SeriesOriental studiesvol.3
The Physical Object
Pagination254p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19036152M

Edited by Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas and Everett Rowson with a team of more than 20 section editors. EI-Three is the third edition of Brill’s Encyclopaedia of Islam which sets out the present state of our knowledge of the Islamic World. It is a unique and invaluable reference tool, an essential key to understanding the world of Islam, and the authoritative source. The Checklist of Arabic Documents aims to facilitate and advance the use of Arabic documents. By providing this inclusive bibliography of editions of Arabic documentary texts - on papyrus, paper, parchment, leather, ostraca, wood, stone and bone - in monographs and articles, and setting out a standardized system of abbreviations for monographs.

The activities of scribes in original documents highlight their own cultural and ethnic backgrounds. By this, an identification is possible of members of this important group of social actors, in my case: the personnel of early Islamic chanceries, that are otherwise elusive in the literary sources. KIERA. KIERA (also Kyra, Kira, Chiera), a Greek title meaning "lady," given to women who handled the relations of the wives in the Ottoman sultan's royal harem in various external general these women were Jewish. They acted as commercial intermediaries between the women in the harem and the world beyond it and thereby gained the former's trust.

Abstract. Richard Knolles’ Generall Historie, while relying on eastern histories and acknowledging the Turks’ accomplishments, remained deeply critical of what he understood to be the Ottoman political and social seventeenth-century English travelers, such as Fynes Moryson and George Sandys, likewise revealed a deep ambivalence about the east, spending time and treasure to Author: Linda McJannet. The Historiography of Islamic Egypt (c. ), ed. Hugh Kennedy, Leiden and Boston: E. J. Brill, , “Arabic Documents from the Red Sea Port of Quseir in the Seventh/Thirteenth Century, Part 2: Shipping Notes and Account Records,” Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 60/2 ():


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Documents from Islamic chanceries. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Stern, S.M. (Samuel Miklos), Documents from Islamic chanceries. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S M Stern; Jean Aubin.

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front., 62 pi. Oxford, Bruno Cassirer, 75^. The study of European history has for long been soundly based on the thorough going exploitation of archival material, and diplomatic and palaeography are firmly estab. diplomatics.

Analogous sources from medieval Islamic Chanceries are prac-tically non-existent. We know from literary works, especially the handbooks for government secretaries, that the medieval Islamic Chanceries kept records of the documents they issued by meticulously copying them and filing them inCited by: 4.

The present work actually belongs to a bygone period in Ottoman historiography. In the present era of brilliant studies on prosopography, material culture and the intellectual and spiritual life of our ancestors, a study of international diplomatic relations provided with the apparatus of a typical “nineteenth-century” source edition seems completely obsolete.

Is part of Book Title Documents from Islamic chanceries: first series ; essays Author(s) Jean Aubin Editor(s) S.

Stern Date Publisher Bruno Cassirer. The Libro de los Juegos ("Book of games"), or Libro de axedrez, dados e tablas ("Book of chess, dice and tables", in Old Spanish), was commissioned by Alfonso X of Castile, Galicia and León and completed in his scriptorium in Toledo inis an exemplary piece of Alfonso's medieval literary legacy.

The book consists of ninety-seven leaves of parchment, many with color illustrations, and. The medieval registers of the papal Chancery and of the royal Chanceries of Western Europe, which have preserved archival copies of outgoing documents, are an invaluable source for students of medieval European history and diplomatics.

Analogous sources from. Book reviewed in this article: The Qur'anic Concept of History, by Mazheruddin Siddiqi. Counsels in Contemporary Islam. Islamic Surveys 3. By Kenneth Cragg. Die Welt des Islam und die Gegenwart. (The World of Islam and the Present Time.) Edited by Rudi Paret.

A History of Medieval Islam, by J. Saunders. The Lands of the Eastern Caliphate, by Guy LeStrange. The Modern History of Lebanon. The Ayyubid Sultan Salāḥ al-Dīn (Saladin) used the pious endowment (waqf, pl.

awqāf; alternatively ḥubs, hubūs, pi.aḥbās) as a major instrument in his efforts to gain political and military control over Egypt and pursuit of this aim, he systematically converted properties belonging to his enemies into present study investigates some of the legal and social.

Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Arabic manuscripts of the pre-printing age, as found today in libraries around the Islamic world and elsewhere, often contain documents or narratives written on paper previously used in chanceries or other institutions.

Similarly, authors would often. For eighteenth century Ottoman documents see M.H. van den Boogert, The Capitulations and the Ottoman Legal System (Leiden ). E.g., J. Wansbrough "A Mamluk Commercial Treaty Concluded with the Republic of Florence /," in S.M.

Stern (ed.), Documents from Islamic Chanceries (Cambridge ) 39–79, Pls. XX–XXIX, at Cited by: 2. Sheila Blair in her recent book Islamic Calligraphy also mentions the description by Ahmad al-Qalqashandi of the practice among the Mamluks at a slightly later date than that of Orhan Gazi, and provides an example of al-Qalqashandi's design for a tughra of al-Ashraf Sha'ban (p.

SAFAVID DYNASTY (continued). Annotated Bibliography. This bibliography includes the major sources and studies for the Safavid period but focuses on the ones that have been published since the publication of Camb.

Hist. Iran VI, which contains an excellent bibliography up to about General overviews. The sources for the Ayyubids are quite rich by the standards of medieval Islamic history. To be sure, we have only a few contemporary documents, though these are very revealing both as to chancery practice in Egypt and on the formal relations between the Ayyubids and their non-Muslim subjects.

Papyrus In the Arab and Islamic field, papyrus more readily brings to mind types of documents that do not belong to the sphere of codicology proper: letters, contracts, administrative documents, etc. An Overview of Ottoman Archival Documents and Their Relevance for Medieval Indian History.

An Overview of Ottoman Archival Documents and Their Relevance for Medieval Indian History Show all authors. In Documents from Islamic Chanceries, First series, edited by S. Stern.

London: Oxford University by: 2. of contemporary A rab-Islamic chanceries, although eun uchs were also used by the Byzantines. 49 After m id, provision h ad even been made for all the pal ace staff to be bu ried in a Benedictine.

Skilliter, “Three Letters from the Ottoman ‘Sultana’ Safiye to Queen Elizabeth,” in Samuel M. Stern, ed., Documents from Islamic Chanceries (Oxford: Bruno Cassier Ltd., ), – See also S.

A. Skilliter, William Harbonne and the Trade with Turkey, – (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), and Leslie P. Pierce, The.All the Islamic coins were identi- omy in Mamluk Egypt: The Qusayr Documents," Al-fied by Michael Bates (unpublished). Masdq 8 ():a slightly revised version of There were two occupation periods of the site: cha 4 of Thayer's dissertation.

an early Roman, first-second centuries A.D., and.The archives and chanceries of Ethiopia date from the early Christian kingdom. 1. The Christian kingdom of Ethiopia until the modern period Ficquet, Éloi, “Archives and chanceries: Ethiopia”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson.

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