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Meri, Josef W.

Overview
Works: 17 works in 94 publications in 3 languages and 3,046 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Translator
Classifications: DS36.85, 909.09767003
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Josef W Meri
Medieval Islamic civilization : an encyclopedia by Josef W Meri( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the socio-cultural history of the regions where Islam took hold between the 7th and 16th century. This two-volume work contains 700 alphabetically arranged entries, and provides a portrait of Islamic civilization. It is of use in understanding the roots of Islamic society as well to explore the culture of medieval civilization
The cult of saints among Muslims and Jews in medieval Syria by Josef W Meri( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This accessible study is the first critical investigation of the cult of saints among Muslims and Jews in medieval Syria and the Near East. Through case studies of saints and their devotees, discussion of the architecture of monuments, examination of devotional objects, and analysis of ideas of "holiness", Meri depicts the practices of living religion and explores the common heritage of these two faiths."--Publisher's description
Culture and memory in medieval Islam : essays in honour of Wilferd Madelung( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book explores broad-ranging themes relating to memory, memorization, memorializing or commemorating in a variety of historical, legal, literary and architectural contexts. Distinguished scholars like Abbas Amanat, Irene Bierman, Elton Daniel, George Makdisi, Roy Mottahedeh, Andrew Newman, Ismail K. Poonawala, and Paul E. Walker examine lists and maps as memory aids, the transmission of knowledge and traditions from medieval to early modern times, the application of medieval notions of law and statecraft and the commemoration of individuals, civilizations and dynasties in historical and literary works, on coinage and in monumental forms."
A lonely wayfarer's guide to pilgrimage : ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr al-Harawī's Kitāb al-ishārāt ilā maʻrifat al-ziyārāt by ʻAlī ibn Abī Bakr Harawī( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and Arabic and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Routledge handbook of Muslim-Jewish relations by Josef W Meri( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations" invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue. The volume is designed to illuminate positive encounters between Muslims and Jews, as well as points of conflict, within a historical framework. Among other goals, the volume seeks to correct common misperceptions about the history of Muslim-Jewish relations by complicating familiar political narratives to include dynamics such as the cross-influence of literary and intellectual traditions. Reflecting unique and original collaborations between internationally-renowned contributors, the book is intended to spark further collaborative and constructive conversation and scholarship in the academy and beyond
Medieval Islamic civilization( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval Islamic civilization( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish-Muslim relations in past and present : a kaleidoscopic view( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume assembles multidisciplinary research on the Judaeo-Islamic tradition in medieval and modern contexts. The introduction discusses the nature of this tradition and proposes the more fluid and inclusive designation of ?Jewish-Muslim Relations.? Contributions highlight diverse aspects of Jewish-Muslim relations in medieval and modern contexts, including the academic study of Jewish history, the Qur?anic notion of the ?upright community? referring to the ?People of the Book,? Jews in medieval fatwas, use of Arabic and Hebrew script, Jewish prayer in Christian Europe and the Islamic world, the permissibility of Arabic music in modern Jewish thought, Jewish and Muslim feminist exegesis, modern Sephardic and Morisco identity, popular Tunisian song, Jewish-Muslim relations in cinema and A.S. Yehuda?s study of an 11th-century Jewish mystic
Re-appropriating sacred space: medieval jews and muslims seeking Elijah and Al-Khadir by Josef W Meri( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bayān al-farq bayna al-ṣadr wa-al-qalb wa-al-fuʼād wa-al-lubb by Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī( Book )

2 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A late medieval Syrian pilgrimage guide: Ibn al-Hawrani's Al-isharat ila amakin al-ziyarat (Guide to pilgrimage places) by Josef W Meri( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

L-Z, index( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Relics of piety and power in medieval Islam by Josef W Meri( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bayān al-farq bayna 'ṣ-ṣadr wa-'l-qalb wa-'l-fuʼād wa-'l-lubb by Muḥammad Ibn-ʻAlī al- Ḥakīm at-Tirmid̲ī( )

1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Kětaba dě-tešmešta dě-arze by Josef W Meri( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A-K, index( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Medieval Islamic civilization : an encyclopedia
Alternative Names
Josef Meri

Josef Meri historien américain

Josef W. Meri Amerikaans historicus

Josef W. Meri historiador estadounidense

Josef W. Meri US-amerikanischer Gelehrter

Meri, Josef.

Meri, Yousef Waleed

يوسف مرعي

يوسف مرعي مؤرخ أمريكي

یوسف ولید مرعی تاریخ‌نگار آمریکایی

Languages
English (87)

Arabic (3)

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The cult of saints among Muslims and Jews in medieval SyriaCulture and memory in medieval Islam : essays in honour of Wilferd MadelungMedieval Islamic civilizationMedieval Islamic civilizationL-Z, indexA-K, index