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Call for papers: Sphero-conical vessel . A passionate debate over the fire grenades in the Muslim World

The Sphero-conical vessel

A passionate debate over the fire grenades in the Muslim World

Organised by

Stephane Pradines (ISMC-AKU) and Julie Monchamp (IFAO)

French Institute of Archaeology, Cairo
17 December 2014


As part of the research program: ‘Wars, cultures and societies in the medieval Middle East’, the French Institute of Archaeology in Cairo organizes a seminar on the sphero-conical vessel in military context.


The objective of the seminar is to reopen the passionate debate on Islamic pseudo grenades or sphero-conicals.

Ibn Abi Usaybi'ah's Kitab 'Uyun al-anba' fi ṭabaqat al-atibba'

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Salah al-Deen al-Ayyubi

Dear All,  I have a colleague who is looking for a biography of the sultan that discusses his interaction with the Crusaders, specifically his handling of the knights he held and then released for ransom. Would appreciate any/all suggestions. Thank you. Cheers, Kamran   
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