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    Format: 1 online resource (311 pages)
    Edition: 1st ed.
    ISBN: 9789004214736
    Series Statement: Islamic History and Civilization Ser. v.79
    Content: Dedicated to their teacher, Abraham L. Udovitch, his students offer in this volume a chronologically, geographically and thematically wide range of papers united by an emphasis on a close reading of primary sources and the juxtaposition of different genres of narratives.
    Content: Intro -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- The Bibliography of Abraham L. Udovitch -- Preface Roxani Eleni Margariti, Adam Sabra and Petra M. Sijpesteijn -- 1 Introduction Mark R. Cohen -- 2 "There Are 'ulamā', and Then There Are 'ulamā' ": MinorReligious Institutions and Minor Religious Functionariesin Medieval Cairo Jonathan P. Berkey -- 3 The Arabian Silent Trade: Profit and Nobility in the"Markets of the Arabs" Michael Bonner -- 4 Ringing Bells in af id Tunis: Religious Concessions toChristian Fondacos in the Later Thirteenth Century Olivia Remie Constable -- 5 An Overview of the Slaves' Juridical Status at Sea inRomano-Byzantine, and Islamic Laws Hassan S. Khalilieh -- 6 Maritime Cityscapes: Lessons from Real and ImaginedTopo graphies of Western Indian Ocean Ports Roxani Eleni Margariti -- 7 Demonizing Zenobia: The Legend of al-Zabbā inIslamic Sources David S. Powers -- 8 The View from the South: The Maps of the Book ofCuriosities and the Commercial Revolution of theEleventh Century Yossef Rapoport -- 9 From Artisan to Courtier: Sufism and Social Mobility inFifteenth-Century Egypt Adam Sabra -- 10 Mini-Dramas by the Water: On Irrigation Rights andDisputes in Fifteenth-Century Damascus Boaz Shoshan -- 11 Army Economics: An Early Papyrus Letter Related to Aā'Payments Petra M. Sijpesteijn -- Index.
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    Additional Edition: ISBN 9789004184275
    Additional Edition: Erscheint auch als Druck-Ausgabe ISBN 9789004184275
    Language: English
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