New issue of *Quaderni di Studi Arabi*

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Dear colleagues:

Happy, healthy holidays to those celebrating and best wishes for the new year. I write to draw your attention to a new issue of Quaderni di Studi Arabi that may be of interest to members of the list:

The table of contents is below.

Best wishes,

Luke Yarbrough



volume 16, nos. 1–2

Issue 1: History Writing as an Inter-confessional Enterprise


Making Sense of Time in the Medieval Middle East 1–6

Martino Diez

Agapius of Manbiǧ, Qusṭā ibn Lūqā and the Graeco-Roman Past: The Beginnings of Christian Arabic and Muslim Historiography 7–41

Robert G. Hoyland

Translations of Historical Works from Middle Persian into Arabic 42–60

Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila

History and adab in the Kitāb al-Maʿārif of Ibn Qutayba 61–97

Francesca Bellino

A Kaleidoscopic View of History: Al-Masʿūdī on Jewish-Christian Interaction 98–124

Barbara Roggema

Inter-Confessional Church History: East Syrian Christian Identity and Islam in the Ecclesiastical History of Kitāb al-Maǧdal 125–170

Luke Yarbrough

Writing “Non-Confessional” History for Arabic Readers: The Summa on Dynasties and the Chronicle by Bar ʿEbroyo 171–195

Pier Giorgio Borbone and Daniele Mascitelli

With Ibn Ḫaldūn in His Workshop: What He Read in Ibn al-ʿAmīd, What He Retained, and Why 196–232

Martino Diez

Christian Sources in al-Maqrīzī’s Kitāb al-Ḫiṭaṭ and al-Ḫabar ʿan al-bašar 233–270

Mayte Penelas

The Chronicle of John of Nikiu: Its Arabic Vorlage and Its Afterlife in Ethiopia 271–291

Daria Elagina

Jews as Producers and Consumers of History in the Medieval Islamicate World 292–312

Phillip I. Lieberman