The Medieval Central Asia and the Persianate World: Iranian Tradition and Islamic Civilisation

The Medieval Central Asia and the Persianate World: Iranian Tradition and Islamic Civilisation

By: D. G. Tor (author), A. C. S. Peacock (author)Hardback

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A.C.S. Peacock is Lecturer in Middle Eastern History at the University of St Andrews, and holds a PhD in Oriental Studies from Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is the author of Early Seljuq History: A New Interpretation (2010), and is the co-editor of The Seljuks of Anatolia: Court and Society in the Medieval Middle East (I.B.Tauris, 2012) and Ferdowsi, the Mongols and the History of Iran: Art, Literature and Culture from Early Islam to Qajar Persia (I.B.Tauris, 2013).D.G. Tor is Assistant Professor of Medieval Middle Eastern History at the University of Notre Dame, and holds a PhD in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University. She is the author of The Great Selkuq Sultanate and the Formation of Islamic Civilization: A Thematic History (forthcoming) and Violent Order: Religious Warfare, Chivalry and the 'Ayyar Phenomenon in the Medieval Islamic World (2007).

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A.C.S. Peacock is Lecturer in Middle Eastern History at the University of St Andrews, and holds a PhD in Oriental Studies from Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is the author of Early Seljuq History: A New Interpretation (2010), and is the co-editor of The Seljuks of Anatolia: Court and Society in the Medieval Middle East (I.B.Tauris, 2012) and Ferdowsi, the Mongols and the History of Iran: Art, Literature and Culture from Early Islam to Qajar Persia (I.B.Tauris, 2013).D.G. Tor is Assistant Professor of Medieval Middle Eastern History at the University of Notre Dame, and holds a PhD in History and Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University. She is the author of The Great Selkuq Sultanate and the Formation of Islamic Civilization: A Thematic History (forthcoming) and Violent Order: Religious Warfare, Chivalry and the 'Ayyar Phenomenon in the Medieval Islamic World (2007).

Contents

1. Introduction. A.C.S. Peacock and D.G. Tor2. The Fate of the Bukhar Khudas: A pre-Islamic dynasty in Islamic Mawaraannahr. Aleksandr Naymark3. Across the Hindukush of the early Islamic period. Minoru Inaba4. The early spread of Hanafism in Khurasan. Christopher Melchert5. Female public figures in mediaeval Balkh. Arezou Azad6. Zone of transition: The art of Northern Afghanistan in the 7th/8th - 10th century. Deborah Klimburg-Salter7. Content versus context in Samanid epigraphic pottery. Robert Hillenbrand8. The king and his kh?ssa in a Samanid work of advice: relations and responsibilities. Louise Marlow9. Al-Tha'?lib?'s memorable Thim?r al-qul?b f? al-mu'?f wa-l-mans?b: A portrait of an eleventh-century cultural broker. Sarah Savant10. A Khurasani city under Turkish rule: Herat between the Ghaznavids and Seljuqs. A.C. S. Peacock11. The life and times of al-Kunduri. Carole Hillenbrand11. Rural notables, local lords? Remarks on the ra'is in 12th-century eastern Iran. Jurgen Paul12. The Ghurids in Khurasan. C. Edmund Bosworth

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  • ISBN13: 9781784532390
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781784532390
  • ISBN10: 1784532398

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