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Meri, Josef W.

Overview
Works: 12 works in 60 publications in 3 languages and 2,414 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: BP55, 297.0902
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Most widely held works by Josef W Meri
Culture and memory in medieval Islam essays in honour of Wilferd Madelung ( )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,387 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."
Medieval Islamic civilization : an encyclopedia by Josef W Meri( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 522 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 )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 322 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."
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 )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and Arabic and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medieval Islamic civilization ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medieval Islamic civilization ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medieval Islamic civilization : an encyclopedia ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medieval Islamic civilization. an encyclopedia ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries 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
Bayān al-farq bayna ăṣ-ṣadr wa-ăl-qalb wa-ăl-fuʼād wa-ăl-lubb by Muḥammad Ibn ʻAlī al-Ḥakīm at-Tirmid̲ī( )
1 edition published in 2009 in Arabic 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
Bayān al-farq bayna al-ṣadr wa-al-qalb wa-al-fuʼād wa-al-lubb by Muḥammad ibn ʻAlī Ḥakīm al-Tirmidhī( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in Arabic and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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