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Published: 01 December 2019

566 Pages | 79 colour and 20 b&w

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474451567

Bookseller Code (06)

A Monument to Medieval Syrian Book Culture

The Library of Ibn 'Abd al-Hadi

Konrad Hirschler

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Classical Islamic History and Culture

  • Sets out a new approach to the study of Arabic book culture
  • Edits the most important Arabic medieval book list
  • Provides a new angle on the history of hadith in the late-medieval period
  • Reconceptualises the mobility of endowed books
  • Reproduces the entire catalogue in colour