From Ancient Arabia to Modern Cairo: Papers from the BRISMES Annual Conference 2009 by Philip Sadgrove

From Ancient Arabia to Modern Cairo: Papers from the BRISMES Annual Conference 2009

EditorPhilip Sadgrove

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A collection of essays, originating from papers given at the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies conference held at the University of Manchester in 2009. The collection spans a wide spectrum of Middle Eastern history (both ancient and modern), culture, religion, literature andlanguage.

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Dr Philip Sadgrove (MA, PhD) is Head of the School of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Manchester.

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Title:From Ancient Arabia to Modern Cairo: Papers from the BRISMES Annual Conference 2009Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.8 × 6.1 × 0.28 inPublished:May 31, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199665222

ISBN - 13:9780199665228

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Philip Sadgrove: PrefaceFahad al-Otaibi: Becoming Roman Staying Nabataean: Identity and Acculturation in the Roman Near EastSolaiman Abdalruhman al-Theeb: A New Nabataean Inscription from the Hudybat al-Madl'ani SiteAdil al-Jadir: Foreign Loanwords in Old Syriac and Hatran Aramaic InscriptionsAbeer al-Abbasi: The Prime Factors of the Civil War between al-Amin and al-Ma'mun: 'Soft Power' and 'Second Authority'Hasan Ahmad: Vainglorious Poetry (Shi'r al-Fakhr wa'l-Hamasa) of the Umayyad Rulers of al-Andalus: A Textual Thematic ExaminationShmuel Moreh: 'Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti, Historian and 'AlimGeoffrey Roper: The Arabic Educational Books Printed in Malta in the 19th Century: Who Read Them and Where?Otared Haidar: Aleppo: The First Ground for Arab-European Cultural Encounters in the Early Modern PeriodCarmen M. K. Gitre: Farah Effendi Antun and the Staging of a 'New Egypt'