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This article traces the development of a type of statue found mainly in palaces, those statues which sources both Islamic and Latin record moved and some of them even spoke or uttered sounds. These “living” statues were the finest works of figural sculpture to be produced in the Islamic world in...
The purpose of the present study is to analyse the role played by an important female figure in early Shīՙite history. The person in question is Fi[ddot][ddot]a l-Nūbiyya, the servant-girl of Fā ⃛ima, the Prophet's daughter. After a long period of neglect by scholars, who have focused on what to...
There are frequent references to Cordoba's cemeteries in Arabic, Latin and Romance sources, and archaeologists have uncovered several of them. This provides some evidence for the social aspects of burial. This paper considers two factors that seem to have determined where a citizen of Cordoba...
This article assesses the overall impact of images of Muslims and Jews presented in the Tractatus de materiis praedicabilibus, a thirteenth-century exempla collection by Stephen of Bourbon (d. c. 1261), a Dominican friar from Lyon. By reading exempla within the context of the collections used by...
In 789/1387, Sultan al-Żāhir Barqūq (r. 784–792/1382–89, 793–802/1390–99), the founder of the Circassian Mamluk State, moved the royal mażālim sessions for hearing petitions from Dār al-‘Adl, the time-honoured building at the centre of the Cairo Citadel, to the Royal Stables situated in the...
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