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year: 2010
isbn: 9789042921467
pages: XIV-394 p.
price: 80 euro
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Egypt and Syria in the Fatimid, Ayyubid and Mamluk Eras VI
Proceedings of the 14th and 15th International Colloquium Organized at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in May 2005 and May 2006
Summary:
The sixth volume of proceedings of the International Colloquia on the History of Egypt and Syria in the Fatimid, Ayyubid and Mamluk Eras covers the 14th and 15th gathering, organized at Leuven University in 2005 and 2006. True to tradition, the 24 articles deal with a wide variety of scholarly subjects, all revolving around the central theme of Syro-Egypt's high and late medieval history. Topics dealt with include archaeology, architecture, codicology, economic, political, and religious history, as well as belles-lettres. With contributions by F. Bauden, M. Brett, P.-V. Claverie, N. Coureas, J. den Heijer, K. D'hulster, J. Drory, M. Frenkel, Y. Frenkel, H. Hanisch, S. Laor-Sirak, A. Petersen, M. Piana, L. Richter-Bernburg, G. Schallenbergh, U. Vermeulen, J.J. Yeshaya and Th. M. Wijntjes.