Welcome to H-Mideast-Medieval, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-MidEast-Medieval is a digital network for scholars and others interested in the study of the Islamic lands of the Middle East during the medieval period (defined roughly as 500-1500 C.E.). The network is sponsored by Middle East Medievalists (MEM).

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The Qur'an of Uljaytu - York Islamic Art Circle

"The Qur'an of Uljaytu"
with Dr Alison Ohta (Director of Royal Asiatic Society), 6th June, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ University of York, UK.
 
The Mongol Ilkhanate (1256-1353) was established in north-west Iran after the invasions led by Hulegu, the grandson of Genghis-khan. Despite the initial destruction that the conquests brought, Ilkhanid rule heralded a period where the arts of the book flourished with the production of both religious and secular texts.

Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages

Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages (York Islamic Art Circle)
 
with Dr Rory Naismith (Kings College, London), on Tuesday 29th May 2018, from 6:30pm-8pm, at The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.
 
 
Abstract: One of the most

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