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Richards, D. S. (Donald Sidney) 1935-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 148 publications in 3 languages and 3,789 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Sources 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: DS35.63, 909.09767101
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Most widely held works by D. S Richards
Texts, documents, and artefacts Islamic studies in honour of D.S. Richards ( )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 17 articles by Islamicists and Arabists, on a variety of topics in mediaeval and early modern times. It addresses the Qur'an Shi'ism, Abbasid historiography, the Crusaders, and Mamluk history
The rare and excellent history of Saladin, or, al-Nawādir al-Sultaniyya wa'l-Mahasin al-Yusufiyya by Bahāʼ al-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Rāfiʻ Ibn Shaddād( Book )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aside from its inherient value as a source for the history of Egypt and the Middle East, it therefore provides a much-needed complement and corrective to the widely-known Latin accounts of the Crusades and the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem in the 12th century. The present translation is based on a fuller edition of the text than that used in the previous 19th-century translation, and takes into account the author's readings of the earliest manuscript of the work, dated July 1228"--Jacket
Arabic literature in the post-classical period ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The final volume of The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature explores the Arabic literary heritage of the little-known period from the twelfth to the beginning of the nineteenth century. Even though it was during this time that the famous Thousand and One Nights was composed, very little has been written on the literature of the period generally. In this volume Roger Allen and Donald Richards bring together some of the most distinguished scholars in the field to rectify the situation. The volume is divided into parts with the traditions of poetry and prose covered separately within both their 'elite' and 'popular' contexts. The last two sections are devoted to drama and the indigenous tradition of literary criticism. As the only work of its kind in English covering the post-classical period, this book promises to be a unique resource for students and scholars of Arabic literature for many years to come." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0632/2005020119-d.html
Islam and the trade of Asia : a colloquium by D. S Richards( Book )
8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chronicle of Ibn al-Athīr for the crusading period from al-Kāmil fīʼl-taʼrīkh by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir (1160-1233A.D.), entitled 'at-Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh', is one of the outstanding sources for the history of the mediaeval world. It covers the whole sweep of Islamic history almost up to the death of its author and, with the sources available to him, he attempted to embrace the widest geographical spread; events in Iraq, Iran and further East run in counterpoint with those involving North Africa and Spain. From the time of the arrival of the Crusaders in the Levant, their activities and the Muslim response become the focus of the work." "This part covers the establishment of the Crusader states and the initial weak and divided response of Muslim regimes in the area, the moribund fatimid caliphate in Egypt and competing emirs in Syria and Mesopotamia. The strengthening of the Muslim reaction is typified by the career of Zanki, which also illustrates the important links with events in the orbit of the Abbasid caliphate and the Saljuq sultanate."--Jacket
Islamic civilisation, 950-1150 : a colloquium published under the auspices of the Near Eastern History Group, Oxford, the Near East Center, University of Pennsylvania by Donald Sidney Richards( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mamluk Jerusalem : an architectural study by Michael Hamilton Burgoyne( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The annals of the Saljuq Turks : selections from al-Kāmil fīʻl-Taʻrīkh of ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ibn al-Athir, who died in the 13th century, is one of the most important historians of Islam. His major chronicle, the Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh, is one of the greatest achievements of Muslim historiography for the range and comprehensiveness of the sources it assembled and for its narrative, covering the whole sweep of Islamic history up to his own lifetime. This volume of D.S. Richards' translation covers the early years of conquest and the period of the 'great sultanate'. With its copious annotations, the translation will open a direct window into this period of history for non-Arabic rea
The chronicle of Ibn al-Athīr for the crusading period from al-Kāmil fīʼl-taʼrīkh. the coming of the Franks and the Muslim response by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir (1160-1233A.D.), entitled 'at-Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh', is one of the outstanding sources for the history of the mediaeval world. It covers the whole sweep of Islamic history almost up to the death of its author and, with the sources available to him, he attempted to embrace the widest geographical spread; events in Iraq, Iran and further East run in counterpoint with those involving North Africa and Spain. From the time of the arrival of the Crusaders in the Levant, their activities and the Muslim response become the focus of the work." "This part covers the establishment of the Crusader states and the initial weak and divided response of Muslim regimes in the area, the moribund fatimid caliphate in Egypt and competing emirs in Syria and Mesopotamia. The strengthening of the Muslim reaction is typified by the career of Zanki, which also illustrates the important links with events in the orbit of the Abbasid caliphate and the Saljuq sultanate."--BOOK JACKET
The chronicle of Ibn al-Athīr for the crusading period from al-Kāmil fīʼl-Taʼrīkh by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Chronicle of Ibn al-Athir (1160-1233A.D.), entitled 'at-Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh', is one of the outstanding sources for the history of the mediaeval world. It covers the whole sweep of Islamic history almost up to the death of its author and, with the sources available to him, he attempted to embrace the widest geographical spread; events in Iraq, Iran and further East run in counterpoint with those involving North Africa and Spain. From the time of the arrival of the Crusaders in the Levant, their activities and the Muslim response become the focus of the work." "This part covers the establishment of the Crusader states and the initial weak and divided response of Muslim regimes in the area, the moribund fatimid caliphate in Egypt and competing emirs in Syria and Mesopotamia. The strengthening of the Muslim reaction is typified by the career of Zanki, which also illustrates the important links with events in the orbit of the Abbasid caliphate and the Saljuq sultanate."--Jacket
The chronicle of Ibn al-Athīr for the crusading period from al-Kāmil fiʼl-taʼrīkh by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D.S. Richards translates the historian Ibn-al-Athir's writings for the period 1146-1193 (years 541-589)
Mamluk administrative documents from St. Catherine's monastery by D. S Richards( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zubdat al-fikrah fī tārīkh al-Hijrah by Baybars al-Manṣūrī( Book )
8 editions published in 1998 in Arabic and German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Islamic history; volume X , covering the years A.H. 628-693 (A.D. 1230-1294)
The chronicle of Ibn-al Athīr for the crusading period from al-Kāmil fī'l-ta'rīkh by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D.S. Richards translates the historian Ibn al-Athīr's writings for the period 1193-1231 (years 589-629)
The chronicle of Ibn al-Athir for the Crusading period from al-Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chronicle of Ibn al-Athir for the Crusading period from al-Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zubdat al-fikra fī ta'rīkh al-hijra : history of the early Mamluk period by Baybars al-Manṣūrī( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in Arabic and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chronicle of Ibn al-Athir for the Crusading period from al-Kamil fi'l-Ta'rikh by ʻIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D.S. Richards translates the historian Ibn-al-Athir's writings for the period 1193-1231 (years 589-629)
Zubdat al-fikra fī tārīḫ al-hiǧra by Baibars al-Manṣūrī( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in Arabic and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The annals of the Saljuq Turks : selections from al-Kāmil fīọl-Taọrīkh of ọIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr by ọIzz al-Dīn Ibn al-Athīr( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Richards, D. S.
Richards D. S. 1935-....
Richards, D. S. (Donald Sidney), 1935-
Richards, Donald S.
Richards, Donald Sidney.
Richards, Donald Sidney 1935-
Richards, Donald St. P. 1935-
Richerds, D. S.
Rītšardz, Dūnāld S. 1935-
Rītshārdz, Dūnāld S. 1935-
ريتشاردز، دونالد س
Languages
English (111)
Arabic (11)
German (3)
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