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Middle Eastern Clothing

ash-Shamaal, Leyla Ibnat. Enduring Egypt: A Sampling of Garb in Egypt 600-1600AD. unpublished, 2004.

 Azarpay, G., and A. D. Kilmer. "The Eclipse Dragon on an Arabic Frontispiece-Miniature." Journal of the American Oriental Society/American Oriental Society 98/4 (Oct.-Dec. 1978): 363-374. http://www.jstor.org/stable/599748 (accessed June 10, 2012).

 Baker, Patricia L. "A History of Islamic Court Dress in the Middle East." Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy (Faculty of Arts), School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London, 1986.

 Baker, Patricia L. Islamic Textiles. London: British Museum Press, 1995.

 Barnes, Ruth. "From India to Egypt: The Newberry Collection and the Indian Ocean Trade." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad 'Abbas Muhammad Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997. 95-104.

 Bello Marisco, Rainillt Leia de. "Embroidered Mamluk Tikka (tie belt)." http://www.bellomarisco.com (URL defunct) (accessed 7/29/2006). Also at http://www.pleatworkembroidery.com/otherdocs/Embroidered%20Mamluk%20Tikka.pdf

 Blair, Sheila S. "A Note on the Prayers Inscribed on Several Medieval Silk Textiles in the Abegg Foundations." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad 'Abbas Muhammad Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Blair, Sheila S. "Inscriptions on Medieval Islamic Textiles." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad 'Abbas Muhammad Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Britton, Nancy P. A Study of Some Early Islamic Texties in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1938.

 Contadini, Anna. "Textiles." in Fatimid Art in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1998.

 Cooke, W. D., and A. Tullo. "Conservation of a Collection of Coptic Sprang Hats in the Whitworth Art Gallery, The." Bulletin du Centre International des Etudes des Textils Anciens 66 (1988): 5-14.

 Crowfoot, Elisabeth G. "The Clothing of a Fourteenth-Century Nubian Bishop." in Studies in Textile History: in Memory of Harold B. Burnham. Edited by Veronika Gervers. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 43-51.

 Czaja-Szewczak, Barbara. "Burial tunics from Naqlun." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE Vol. 14 (April 18, 2002): pp. 177-184. http://www.pcma.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2002_XIV/128.pdf (accessed 18 April 2011).

 Czaja-Szewczak, Barbara. "Naqlun 2003 from scraps to tunic." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE Vol. 15 (April 18, 2003): pp 159-164. http://www.centrumarcheologii.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2003_XV/168.pdf (accessed 18 April 2011).

 Czaja-Szewczak, Barbara. "Textiles conservation, 2001." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE Vol. 13 (April 18, 2001): pp. 178-184. http://www.pcma.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2001_XIII/94.pdf (accessed 18 April 2011).

 Czaja-Szewczak, Barbara. "Textiles from Naqlun, 2004." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE Vol. 16 (April 18, 2004): pp. 203-210. http://www.pcma.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2004_XVI/219.pdf (accessed 18 April 2011).

 Czaja-Szewczak, Barbara. "Tunics from Naqlun." in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis. Edited by Gawdat Gabra. A Saint Marks Foundation Book ed. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2004. 133-142.

 Dawson, Timothy. "Concerning an Unrecognised Tunic from Eastern Anatolia." Byzantion 73/1 (2003): 201-200.

 Day, Florence E. "Dated Tiraz in the Collection of the University of Michigan." Ars Islamica 4 (1937): 420-447. http://www.jstor.org/stable/25167049 (accessed Apr 15, 2011).

 Deppe, Margaret A. "Tiraz: Textiles and Dress with Inscriptions in Central and Southwest Asia." in Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion. Edited by Joanne B. Eicher, Phyllis Tortora, Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood. vol. 5: Textiles of Central and Southwest Asia. Berg Publishers, 2010. 104-110.

 di Piemonte, Maddalena Jessamyn. "Spain, the Early Years: Costume of the Visigoths, Mozarabes, and the Northern Christian Kingdoms." Seams Like Old Times 18

 Eastwood, Gillian. "A Medieval Face-Veil from Egypt." Costume/London Costume Society 17 (1983): 33-38.

 Elais, Jamal J. "The Sufi Robe (Khirqa) as a Vehicle of Spiritual Authority." in Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture. Edited by Stewart Gordon. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 275-289.

 Ellis, Marianne. "Embroidery Technique: Drawn-Thread Work." Bulletin d'Information de Groupe Broderie de CIETA 4 (January 1997): 3-6.

 Ellis, Marianne. Embroideries and Samplers from Islamic Egypt. Ashmolean Museum/University of Oxford, 2001.

 Erickson, Marianne. Textiles in Egypt 200-1500 A.D.: in Swedish Museum Collections. Göteborg: University of Gothenburg, 1997.

 Fluck, Cacilia. "A Textile Puzzle from Arsinoe." in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis. Edited by Gawdat Gabra. A Saint Marks Foundation Book ed. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2004. 143-154.

 Geijer, Agnes. "Other Kinds of Textile Materials." in A History of Textile Art Geijer. 1979. p. 13.

 Gerspach, M. Coptic Textile Designs. New York: Dover, 1975.

 Gervers, Veronika. "Medieval Garments in the Mediterranean World." in Cloth and Clothing in Medieval Europe. Edited by N.B. Harte & K.G. Ponting. 1983. 297-315.

 Gil, Moshe. "References to Silk in Geniza Documents of the Eleventh century A.D." Journal of Near Eastern Studies Vol 61, No 1 (Jan 2002): 31-38.

 Glidden, H. W. "Tiraz Fabrics in the Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks. Part One: Tiraz from Egypt." Bulletin of the Asia Institute/Wayne State University Press II (1988): 119-139.

 Goitein, S. D. "References to Silk in the Geniza Documents of the Eleventh Century." Journal of Near Eastern Studies 61/1 (2002): 31-38.

 Goitein, S. D. "Three Trousseaux of Jewish Brides from the Fatimid Period." Association for Jewish Studies/ Cambridge University Press 2 (1977): 77-110.

 Golombek, Lisa, and Veronika Gervers. "Tiraz Fabrics in the Royal Ontario Museum." in Studies in Textile History: in Memory of Harold B. Burnham. Edited by V. Gervers. Toronto: 1977. 82-125.

 Helmecke, Gisela. "Textiles with arabic inscriptions excavated in Naqlun 1999-2003." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE 16 (April 19, 2004): pp 195-202. http://www.pcma.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2004_XVI/218.pdf (accessed 19 April 2011).

 Hirsch, Hadas. "Personal Grooming and Outward Appearance in Early Muslim Societies." Al-Masaq 23:2 (2011): 99-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09503110.2011.580629 (accessed Dec. 19, 2011).

 ibn Jafar, Suliman. Moslem Costume. Sacramento: Lemur Publishing, 1982.

 Jones, Heather Rose. "Medieval Egyptian 'Blackwork' Embroidery." http://heatherrosejones.com/egyptianblackwork/index.html (accessed 10/8/2009).

 Kuhnel, Ernst. Catalogue of Dated Tiraz Fabrics: Umayyad, Abbasid, Fatimid. Edited by Technical analysis, by Louisa Bellinger. Textile Museum of Washington, D.C., 1952.

 Kurth, B. "Medieval Embroidery." Ciba Review/ Ciba Limited 50 (1945): 1798-1828.

 Lamm, Carl J. "Five Egyptian Tapestry-Weavings in Swedish Museums." Ars Islamica 1/1 (1934): 92-98. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4515463 (accessed Apr 15, 2011).

 Lamm, Carl J. "Some Mamluk Embroideries." Ars Islamica 4 (1937): 64-77. http://www.jstor.org/stable/25167030 (accessed Apr. 15, 2011).

 Levine, Louis. "Notes on Felt-Making and the Production of Other Textiles at She Gabi, a Kurdish Village." in Studies in Textile History: In Memory of Harold B. Burnham. Edited by Veronika Gervers. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1977.

 Levy, Ruben. "Notes on Costume from Arabic Sources." The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland 2 (Apr 1935): pp 319-338.

 Lewis, Suzanne. "Coptic Textiles: General Characteristics & Techniques." in Early Coptic Textiles:Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford University, May 4 to May 25, 1969. Department of Art, Stanford University, 1969.

 Maguire, Eunice D. Weaving from Roman, Byzantine and Islamic Egypt: The Rich Life and the Dance. Krannert Art Museum, 1999.

 May, Florence L. "Hispanio-Moresque And Mudejar Patterns in Silk Textiles." in Silk Textiles of Spain: Eighth to Fifteenth Century. Hispanic Society of America, 1957.

 May, Florence L. "Sericulture and Silk Textiles of Islamic Spain." in Silk Textiles of Spain: Eighth to Fifteenth Century. Hispanic Society of America, 1957.

 Mayer, L. A. Mamluk Costume: A Survey. Geneve: Albert Kundig, 1952.

 Mellor, Charles. "Salwar." http://home.earthlink.net/~lilinah/Rashid/salwar.gif (accessed 10/08/2009).

 Micklewright, Nancy. "Tiraz Fragments: Unanswered questions about Medieval Islamic Textiles." in Brocade of the Pen:The Art of Islamic Writing. Edited by Carol Garret Fisher. East Lansing: Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, 1991.

 Montembault, Veronique. Catalogue des Chaussures de l'Antiquite Egyptienne. Reunion des musees nationaux ed. Paris: Musee du Louvre/ Departement des Antiquites Egyptiennes, 2000.

 Moore, Michael. "The King's New Clothes: Royal and Episcopal Regalia in the Frankish Empire." in Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture. Edited by Stewart Gordon. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 95-135.

 Pritchard, Frances. Clothing Culture: Dress in Egypt in the First Millennium AD. Manchester: The Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, 2006.

 Rosethal, Franz. "A Note on the Mandil." in Four Essays on Art and Literature in Islam. The L. A. Mayer memorial studies in Islamic art and archeology ed. vol. 2. Brill, 1972.

 Salim, Muhammad Abbas M. "The Function of Some Woven Fabrics in Riggisberg." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad Abbas M. Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Salim, Muhammad Abbas M. "The Inscriptions on Islamic Fabrics in the Abegg Foundations." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad Abbas M. Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Sanders, Paula. "Robes of Honor in Fatimid Egypt." in Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture. Edited by Steward Gordon. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 225-239.

 Scarce, Jennifer. Women's Costume of the Near and Middle East. London: Unwin Hyman Ltd, 1987.

 Scott, Philippa. "Millennia of Murex." Saudi Aramco World 57/4 (July/August 2006): 30-37. http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200604/millennia.of.murex.htm.

 Serjeant, R. B. "Notes on Costume from Arabic Sources." in Patterns of Everyday Life. Edited by David Waines. The Formation of the Classical Islamic World ed. vol. 10. Aldershot, Hampshire: Ashgate Variorum, 2002.

 Serjeant, R. B. Islamic Textiles: Material for a History up to the Mongol Conquest. Lebanon: Libraire du Liban, 1972.

 Sokoly, Jochen A. "Between Life and Death: The Funerary Context of Tiraz Textiles." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad Abbas M. Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Sokoly, Jochen A. "Towards a Model of Early Islamic Textile Institutions in Egypt." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad Abbas M. Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Sourdel, Dominique, and David M. Sa'asah, Trans. "Robes of Honor in 'Abbasid Baghdad During the Eighth to Eleventh Centuries." in Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture. Edited by Steward Gordon. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 137-146.

 Stillman, Yedida K. "Costume as Cultural Statement: The Esthetics, Economics, and Politics of Islamic Dress." in The Jews of Medieval Islam: Community, Society, and Identity. Edited by Daniel Frank. Proceedings of an International Converence held by the Institute of jewish Studies, University College London 1992. ed. Leiden: Brill, 1995. 128-144.

 Stillman, Yedida K. "Female Attire of Medieval Egypt: According to the Trousseau Lists and Cognate Material from the Cairo Geniza." Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1972. Chicago: unpublished.

 Stillman, Yedida K. "Importance of the Cairo Geniza Manuscripts for the History of Medieval Attire." International Journal of Middle East Studies Vol 7, Num 4 (October 1976): 579-589.

 Stillman, Yedida K. "New Data on Islamic Textiles from the Geniza." in Patterns of Everyday Life. Edited by David Waines. The Formation of the Classical Islamic World: 10 ed. Ashgate Variorum, 2002.

 Stillman, Yedida K. "Textiles and Patterns Come to Live Through the Cairo Genizas." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad Abbas M. Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Stillman, Yedida K. "The Wardrobe of a Jewish Bride in Medieval Egypt." in Studies in Marriage Customs. Edited by Issachar Ben-Ami and Dov Noy. Folklore Research Center Studies ed. vol. IV. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press/ The Hebrew University, 1974. 297-304.

 Stillman, Yedida K. Arab Dress from the Dawn of Islam to Modern Times: A Short History. Edited by Norman A. Stillman. Boston: Brill, 2003.

 Stillman, Yedida K., and Nancy Micklewright. "Costume in the Middle East." Middle Eastern Studies Association Bulletin Vol. 26 No.1 (September 16, 1992): 12-39.

 Thompson, Deborah. "A Fatimid Textile of Coptic Tradition with Arabic Inscription." Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 4 (1965): 145-150, pls XXXIV-XL.

 Tronzo, William. "The Mantle of Roger II of Sicily." in Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture. Edited by Stewart Gordon. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 241-253.

 Vogelsang-Eastwood, Gillian, and Willem Vogelsang. Covering the Moon: An Introduction to Middle Eastern Face Veils. Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2008.

 Volbach, W. Fritz. Early Decorative Textiles. Cameo ed. London: Hamlyn, 1969.

 Young, Elizabeth A. "Notes on Clothing from Social Life Under the Abbasids by M.M. Ahsan." http://fenris.net/~lizyoung/Abbasid.html (accessed 05/10/2005).

 

Historical Food

 "Ismaili Mail: Kahk: Seasonal pastry of the Arab World." September 07, 2009. http://ismailimail.wordpress.com/category/fatimids/ (accessed 3/20/10).

 "Old Foodie: On Gods, Mice, and Leaves, The." 2006, October 09. http://theoldfoodie.blogspot.com/2006/10/on-gods-mice-and-leaves.html. accessed 6/16/2008.

 "Stuffed Dormice a Roman Favourite." BBC News. 2003, July 19. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/northamptonshire/3080263.stm. accessed 6/16/2008.

 Arberry, A. J. "A Baghdad Cookery Book (Kitab al-tabikh)." in Medieval Arab Cookery: Essays and Translations. Edited by Maxime Rodinson, A.J. Arberry,  and Charles Perry. Prospect Books, 2006. 19-90.

 Biechner, Paul E. "The Grain of Paradise." Speculum 36/2 (April 1961): 302-307.

 Dalby, Andrew. Dangerous Tastes: The Story of Spices. California Studies in Food and Culture ed. vol. 1. University of California Press, November 2000.

 Dalby, Andrew. Flavours of Byzantium. Devon, UK: Prospect Books, 2003.

 Faas, Patrick. Around the Roman Table: Food and Feasting in Ancient Rome. Edited by Shaun Whiteside, trans. University of Chicago Press, 2003.

 Hieatt, Constance B., and Robin F. Jones. "Two Anglo-Norman Culinary Collections Edited form British Library Manuscripts Additional 32085 and Royal 12.C.xii." in Speculum. vol. 61 No. 4. October 1986. 859-882.

 Keay, John. Spice Route, The: A History. Berkley: University of California Press, 2006.

 Kurlansky, Mark. Salt: A World History. Penguin Books, 2002.

 Lewicka, Paulina B. Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes: Aspects of Life in an Islamic Metropolis of the Eastern Mediterranean. Islamic History and Civilzation ed. vol. 88. Brill, 2011.

 Lewicki, Tadeusz, and Marion Johnson. West African Food in the Middle Ages: According to Arabic Sources. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1974.

 Miller, H. D. "The Pleasures of Consumption: The Birth of Medieval Islamic Cuisine." in Food: the History of Taste. Edited by Paul H. Freedman. California Studies in Food and Culture ed. University of California Press, 2007. 135-162.

 Miothophoros, Dimitrios. "Liqueurs Made by Infusion and Candied Orange Peel." Tournaments Illuminated/ Society For Creative Anachronism, Inc. 116 (Fall 1995).

 Nasrallah, Nawal. Annals of the Caliphs' Kitchens: Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq's Tenth-Century Baghdadi Cookbook. Islamic History and Civilization ed. vol. 70. Brill, 2007.

 Nesbitt, Mark, St John Simpson, and Ingvar Svanberg. "History of rice in Western and Central Asia." in Rice: origin, antiquity and history. Edited by S.D. Sharma. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers, 2010. 308-340, 535-541.

 Perry, Charles. "Added Section on Medicinal Drinks and Preparations." in An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook of the 13th Century. Edited by Charles Perry. http://www.daviddfriedman.com/Medieval/Cookbooks/Andalusian/andalusian10.htm, Accessed 1/23/2010.

 Perry, Charles. "Cooking with the Caliphs." Saudi Aramco World 57/4 (July/August 2006): 14-23. http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200604/cooking.with.the.caliphs.htm.

 Perry, Charles. "The Description of Familiar Foods: Kitab Wasf al-At'ima al-Mu'tada." in Medieval Arab Cookery: Essays and Translations. Edited by Maxime Rodinson, A.J. Arberry,  Charles Perry. Prospect Books, 2006. pp. 273-466.

 Perry, Charles. "What to order in ninth-century Baghdad." in Medieval Arab Cookery: Essays and Translations. Edited by Maxime Rodinson, A.J. Arberry, Charles Perry. Prospect Books, 2006. 217-224.

 Pray-Bober, Phyllis. Art, Culture & Cuisine: Ancient & Medieval Gastronomy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

 Redon, Odile, Francoise Sabban, and Silvano Serventi. Medieval Kitchen: Recipes from France and Italy, The. Edited by Edward Schneider, Trans. University of Chicago Press, 1998.

 Rodinson, Maxime, Charles Perry, and A. J. Arberry. Medieval Arab Cookery: Essays and Translations. Blackawton, Totnes, Devon: Prospect Books, 2001.

 Rossetti, Chip. "Devil's Dung: The World's Smelliest Spice." Saudi Aramco World 60/4 (July/August 2009): 36-43. http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200904/devil.s.dung-the.world.s.smelliest.spice.htm.

 Russo, Susan. "Medjool: A Date to Remember." National Public Radio. October 17, 2007. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=15282847 (accessed March 11, 2010).

 Scully, Terence. Art of Cookery in the Middle Ages, The. Woodbridge: The Byodell Press, 1995.

 Shalib, Joshua. Some Recipes of Al-Andalus. vol. 96. Tournaments Illuminated/ Society For Creative Anachronism, Inc., Fall 1990.

 Trzcionka, Silke. "Calipso's Caudlron: The Ritual ingredients of early Byantine love spells." in Feast, Fast or Famine: food and Drink in Byzantium. Edited by W. Mayer and S. Trzcionka. Byzantina Australiensia ed. vol. 15. Brisbane: 2005.

 Turner, Jack. Spice: The History of a Temptation. New York: Vintage Books, 2004.

 Zaouali, Lilia. Medieval Cuisine of the Islamic World: A Concise History with 174 Recipes. Edited by M. B. DeBevoise, Trans. Berkley: University of California Press, 2007.

 

 Byzantine Dress and Culture

 Ball, Jennifer L. "An Examination of the Textile Evidence." in Byzantine Dress: Representations of Secular Dress in Eighth- to Twelfth-century Painting. Palgrave Macmillan, February 2006.

 Ball, Jennifer L. "Court Dress." in Byzantine Dress: Representations of Secular Dress in Eighth- to Twelfth-century Painting. Palgrave Macmillan, February 2006.

 Ball, Jennifer L. "Dress of the Borderland Elites." in Byzantine Dress: Representations of Secular Dress in Eighth- to Twelfth-century Painting. Palgrave Macmillan, February 2006.

 Carr, Annemarie W. "Court Culture and Cult Icons in Middle Byzantine Constantinople." in Byzantine court culture from 829 to 1204. Edited by Henry Maguire. Harvard University Press, January 1998.

 Cawthorne, Nigel. The Art of the Icon. Octopus Publishing Group Ltd, 2006.

 Davison, James N. Courtesans & Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens. St. Martin's Press, 1999.

 Dawson, Timothy. "Propriety, practicality and pleasure : the parameters of women's dress in Byzantium, A.D. 1000-1200." in Byzantine Women: Varieties of Experiences 800-1200. Edited by Lynda Garland. Publications for the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College, London -- 8 ed. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006.

 Eastmond, Antony, and Lynn Jones. "Robing, Power and Legitimacy in Armenia and Georgia." in Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture. Edited by Steward Gordon. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 146-191.

 Emmanuel, Melita. "Hairstyles and headdresses of Empresses, Princesses, and ladies of the aristocracy in Byzantium." Deltiontes Christianikes Archaiologikes Etairerias 17 (1993-94): 113-116.

 Emmanuel, Melita. "Some Notes on the External Appearance of Ordinary Women in Byzantium: Hairsyles, Headdresses: Texts and Iconography." Byzantinoslavica Revue Internationals Des Estudes Byzantines LVI/3 (1995): 769-778.

 Fitzpatrick, John. "(Not Sailing) to Byzantium: Metropolis, Hinterland and Frontier in the Transformation of the Roman Empire." in Feast, Fast or Famine: Food and Drink in Byzantium. Edited by Wendy Mayer and Silke Trzcionka. Byzantina Australiensia ed. vol. 15. Australian Association for Byzantine Studies, 2005.

 Forbes, R. J. "Cosmetics and Perfumes in Antiquity." in Studies in ancient technology. vol. III. Brill, 1965. 1-50.

 Garland, Lynda. "Imperial Women and Entertainment at the Middle Byzantine Court." in Byzantine Women: Varieties of Experiences 800-1200. Edited by Lynda Garland. Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London ed. Ashgate, 2007.

 Handbook of the Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks. Edited by Trustees for Harvard University. Washington, D.C.: Spiral Press, 1967.

 Herrin, Judith. "Changing Functions of Monisteries for Women during Byzantine Iconoclasm." in Byzantine Women: Varieties of Experiences 800-1200. Edited by Lynda Garland. Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London ed. Ashgate, 2007.

 Herrin, Judith. Women in Purple: Rulers of Medieval Byzantium. Princeton University Press, 2004.

 Houston, Mary G. Ancient Greek, Roman & Byzantine Costume. Mineola, NY: Dover, 2003 (first publication 1931).

 Huyghe, Rene. Larousse Encyclopedia of Byzantine and Medieval Art. Edited by Dennis Gilbert, Ilse Schreier and Wendela Schurmann, trans. Art and Mankind ed. London: Hamlyn, 1963.

 Jouanno, Corinne. "Women in Byzantine Novels of the Twelfth Century: an Interplay Between Norm and Fantasy." in Byzantine Women: Varieties of Experiences 800-1200. Edited by Lynda Garland. Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London ed. Ashgate, 2007.

 Kalavrezou, Iola. Byzantine Women and Their World. Arthur M. Sackler Museum ed. Harvard University Art Museum, November 2002.

 Kazhdan, Alexander P., and Michael McCormick. "The Social World of the Byzantine Court." in Byzantine Court Culture from 829 to 1204. Edited by Henry Maguire. Dumbarton Oaks ed. January 1998.

 Keshani, Hussein. "The Abbasic palace of Theophilus: Byzantine taste for the arts of Islam." Al-Masaq 16:1 (Mar 2004): 75-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950311042000202533 (accessed 19 Dec 2011).

 King, Donald. "Roman and Byzantine Dress in Egypt." Costume: The Journal of The Costume Society 30 (1996): 1-15.

 Lyons, Wendy. "History of the Roman Dalmatica." Tournaments Illuminated/ Society For Creative Anachronism, Inc. 151 (Spring 1004).

 Magdalino, Paul. "In Search of the Byzantine Courtier: Leo Choirosphaktes and Constantine Manasses." in Byzantine Court Culture from 829 to 1204. Edited by Henry Maguire. Dumbarton Oaks ed. January 1998.

 Malmberg, Simon. "Visualising Hierarchy at Imperial Banquets." in Feast, Fast or Famine: food and Drink in Byzantium. Edited by W. Mayer and S. Trzcionka. Byzantina Australiensia ed. vol. 15. Brisbane: 2005.

 Mariacher, Giovanni. Glass: From Antiquity to the Renaissance. Edited by Michael Cunningham, trans. Cameo ed. London: Hamlyn, 1970.

 Neville, Leonora. "Taxing Sophronia's Son-in-Law: Representations of Women in Provincial Documents." in Byzantine Women: Varieties of Experiences 800-1200. Edited by Lynda Garland. Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London ed. Ashgate, 2007.

 Oikonomides, Nicolas. "Title and Income at the Byzantine Court." in Byzantine Court Culture from 829 to 1204. Edited by Henry Maguire. Dumbarton Oaks ed. January 1998.

 Piltz, Elisabeth. "Middle Byzantine Court Costume." in Byzantine Court Culture from 829 to 1204. Edited by Henry Maguire. Dumbarton Oaks ed. January 1998.

 Pomeroy, Sarah B. Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity. Schocken Books, 1995.

 Sebesta, Judith L., and Larissa Banfante. The World of Roman Costume. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2001.

 Stauffer, Annemarie, Marsha Hill, Helen C. Evans, and Daniel Walker. Textiles of Late Antiquity. Edited by John P. O'Neill, Barbara Burn, and Martina D'Alton. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995.

 Stone, Andrew F. "Eustathion and the Wedding Banquest for Alexios Porphyrogennetos." in Feast, Fast or Famine: food and Drink in Byzantium. Edited by W. Mayer and S. Trzcionka. Byzantina Australiensia ed. vol. 15. Brisbane: 2005.

 Talbot Rice, David. Art of the Byzantine Era. The World of Art ed. Oxford University Press, 1963.

 Textiles 5,000 Years: An International History and Illustrated Survey. Edited by Jennifer Harris. H.N. Abrams, 1993.

 Tronzo, William. "Byzantine Court Culture from the Point of View of Norman Sicily." in Byzantine Court Culture from 829 to 1204. Edited by Henry Maguire. Dumbarton Oaks ed. January 1998.

 

 Middle Eastern Book Arts and Archetecture

 "Fatimid Cairo: An-Nasr, Al-Fotouh and Zwayla Gatehouses, Unprecedented Islamic structures since Arab Conquest." Egyptian State Information Service. http://www.us.sis.gov.eg/En/Pub/magazin/fall2001/110220000000000011.htm (accessed 25 September 2009).

 Akbarnia, Ladan, Michael Barry, Sheila Canby, Azim Nanji, and Fernando Valdes. Treasures of the Aga Khan: Masterpieces of Islamic Art. Edited by Verena Daiber and Benoit Junid. Berlin: Martin-Gropius-Bau, 2010.

 Bank, Charlotte. "Understanding Islamic Art?." March 2008. http://www.zakharif.eu/pageID_5660784.html (accessed February 18, 2010).

 Bierman, Irene A. "Inscribing the City: Fatimid Cairo." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad 'Abbas Muhammad Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Bloom, Jonathan, and Sheila S. Blair. Islamic Arts: Phaidon Arts and Ideas. Phaidon, 1997.

 Bloom, Jonathan. "The Fatimids (909-1171), Their Ideology and Their Art." in Islamische Textilkunst des Mittelalters: Aktuelle Probleme. Edited by Muhammad 'Abbas Muhammad Salim. Riggisberger Berichte ed. vol. 5. Abegg-Stuftung, 1997.

 Bolshakov, O. G. "The St. Petersburg Manuscript of the Maqamat by Al-Hariri and its Place in the History of Arab Painting." Manuscripta Orientalia, International Journal for Oriental Manuscript Research Vol. 3 No. 4 (December 1997): 59-66.

 Brend, Barbara. "Lands of the West: Egypt, North Africa and Spain." in Islamic Arts. Harvard University Press, June 1991. 46-69.

 Canby, Sheila, Aimee Froom, Alnoor Merchant, and Afsaneh Firouz. Spirit and Life: Masterpieces of Islamic Art from the Aga Khan Museum Collection. Geneva: The Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 2007.

 Dodds, Jerrilyn D. "Islam, Christianity and the Problem of Religious Art." in Late antique and medieval art of the Mediterranean world. Edited by Eva Rose F. Hoffman. Wiley-Blackwell, April 2007.

 Du Ry, Carol J. Art of Islam. Panorama of World Art ed. West Germany: H.N. Abrams, 1970.

 Dunn, Philip, and Richard Burton. Perfumed Garden, The. Hamlyn, 2004.

 Ettinghausen, Richard. "Painting in the Fatimid Period: A Reconstruction." Ars Islamica 9 (1942): 112-124, plates.

 Ettinghausen, Richard. Arab Painting: Treasures of Asia. New york: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1997.

 Fisher, Alan. "Mustafa Ali's Menakib-I Hunerveran [Exploits of Calligraphers]." in Brocade of the Pen:The Art of Islamic Writing. Edited by Carol Garrett Fisher. East Lansing: Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, 1991.

 Fisher, Carol G. "Calligraphic Styles." in Brocade of the Pen:The Art of Islamic Writing. Edited by Carol Garrett Fisher. East Lansing: Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, 1991.

 Fisher, Carol G. "Selected Bibliography." in Brocade of the Pen:The Art of Islamic Writing. Edited by Carol Garrett Fisher. East Lansing: Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, 1991.

 Fukushima, Catherine. Islamic Art and Geometric Design: Activities for Learning. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004.

 Graber, Oleg. "A Newly Discovered Illustrated Manuscript of the Maqamat of Hariri." in Islamic Visual Culture 1100-1800. (Constructing the study of Islamic arts)  (Variorum collected studies series) ed. vol. 2. Burlington: Ashgate Variorum, 2006. 93-150.

 Graber, Oleg. "About an Arabic Dioskorides Manuscript." in Islamic Visual Culture, 1100-1800. (Constructing the study of Islamic Art) (Variorum collected studies series) ed. vol. 2. Ashgate Variorum, 2006. 207-211.

 Graber, Oleg. "Pictures or Commentaries: The Illustrations of the Maqamat of al-Hariri." in Islamic Visual Culture, 1100-1800. (Constructing the study of Islamic Art) (Variorum collected studies series) ed. vol. 2. Burlington: Ashgate Variorum, 2006. 187-205.

 Graber, Oleg. "The Crusades and the Development of Islamic Art." in Islamic Visual Culture, 1100-1800. (Constructing the study of Islamic Art) (Variorum collected studies series) ed. vol. 2. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Variorum, 2006. 363-378.

 Graber, Oleg. "The Illustrated Maqamat of the Thirteenth Century: the Bourgeoisie and the Arts." in Islamic Visual Culture, 1100-1800. (Constructing the study of Islamic Art) (Variorum collected studies series) ed. vol. 2. Burlington: Ashgate Variorum, 2006. 167-186.

 Graber, Oleg. Illustrations of the Maqamat, The. Studies in Medieval Manuscript Illumination/ Chicago Visual Library Text-Fiche Series ed. vol. no.45. University of Chicago Press, 1984.

 Graves, Margaret S., and Moya Carey. Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum--Arts of the Book and Calligraphy. Edited by Margaret S. Graves and Benoit Junod. Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul: Sabanci University, 2010.

 Lowry, Glenn D., and Susan Nemazee. A Jewelrs Eye: Islamic Arts of the Book from the Vever Collection. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institute/ University of Press, 1988.

 Rice, D. S. "The Oldest Illustrated Arabic Manuscript." Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies/ Cambridge University Press Vol. 22, No 1/3 (1959): 207-220.

 Richardson, David and Sue. "The Karakalpak Kiymeshek - Part 4." March 07, 2008. http://www.karakalpak.com/kiymeshek04.htm (accessed 16 December 2009).

 Rosethal, Franz. "Significant Uses of Arabic Writing." in Four Essays on Art and Literature in Islam. The L. A. Mayer memorial studies in Islamic art and archeology ed. vol. 2. Brill, 1972.

 Roth, Leland M. Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning. Westview Press, 1993.

 Strange Burke, Katherine. "Archaeological Texts and Contexts on the Red Sea: The Sheik's House at Qusir al-Qadim, Vol 1." Ph. D., University of Chicago: Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, June 2007. unpublished.

 The Path of Princes: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collection. Edited by Ladan Akbarnia, Benoit Junod, and Alnoor Merchant. Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2008.

 Werner, Kevin. "Reinventing the Miniature Painting." Saudi Aramco World 60/4 (July/August 2009): 24-35. http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200904/reinventing.the.miniature.painting.htm.

 Wilson, Eva. Islamic Designs for Artists and Craftspeople. Dover, 1988.

 United Arab Republic, and Wizarat al-Thaqafah. Islamic Art in Egypt: 969-1517. Cairo: United Arab Republic Misistry of Culture, 1969.

 

 Middle Eastern Material Culture

 Allan, James W. Nishapur: Metalwork of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982.

 Bates, Ulka. "The use of Callagraphy on Three-Dimential Objects." in Brocade of the Pen: The Art of Islamic Writing. Edited by Carrol Garrett Fisher. Michigan State University Kresge Art, August 1991.

 Benazeth, Dominique. "Objects from the Fayoum in the Collection of the Coptic Museum in Cairo." in Metal Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis. Edited by Gawdat Gabra. A Saint Marks Foundation Book ed. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2004. 103-118.

 Contadini, Anna. "Ceramics." in Fatimid Art in the Victoria and Albert Museum. Victoria and Albert Museum, 1998.

 Ezra, Kate. African Ivories. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984.

 Godlewski, Wlodzimierz. "Naqlun (Nekloni) : Season 2003." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE Vol. 15 (April 19, 2003): pp. 141-151. http://www.pcma.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2003_XV/166.pdf (accessed 19 April 2011).

 Godlewski, Wlodzimierz. "Naqlun (Nekloni) : Season 2004." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE Vol. 16 (April 20, 2004): pp. 181-190. http://www.centrumarcheologii.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2004_XVI/216.pdf (accessed 20 April 2011).

 Godlewski, Wlodzimierz. "Naqlun: Excavations, 2000." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE Vol. 12 (April 19, 2000): pp. 149-161. http://www.centrumarcheologii.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2000_XII/53.pdf (accessed 19 April 2011).

 Gordon, Stewart. "The Game of Kings." Saudi Aramco World 60/4 (July/August 2009): 18-23. http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200904/the.game.of.kings.htm.

 Graber, Oleg. "Patterns and Ways of Cultural Exchange." in Islamic Visual Culture, 1100-1800. (Constructing the study of Islamic Art) (Variorum collected studies series) ed. vol. 2. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Variorum, 2006. 389-393.

 Graber, Oleg. "The Shared Culture of Objects." in Byzantine Court Culture from 829 to 1204. Edited by Henry Maguire. Dumbarton Oaks ed. January 1998.

 Graber, Oleg. "Trade with the East and the Influence of Islamic Art on the "Luxury Arts" in the West." in Islamic Visual Culture 1100-1800. (Constructing the study of Islamic arts)  (Variorum collected studies series) ed. vol. 2. Burlington: Ashgate Variorum, 2006. 43-50.

 Harris, Julie A. "Muslim Ivories in Christian Hands: The Leire Casket in Context." Art History 18/2 (1995): 213-21.

 Hirschfeld, Yizhar, Oren Gutfeld, Elias Khamis, and Roni A'mir. "A Horde of Fatimid Bronze Vessels from Tiberias." al-Usur al-Wusta 12/1 (2000): 1-7, 27.

 Hodak, Suzana. "Archaeological Remains of Everyday Life in the Fayoum." in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis. Edited by Gawdat Gabra. A Saint Marks Foundation Book ed. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2004. 217-230.

 Jenkins, Marilyn. "Western Islamic Influences on Fatimid Egyptian Iconography." Kunst des Orients Vol 10, H. 1/2 (1975): 91-107. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20752458 (accessed 10/06/2012).

 Jenkins-Madina, Marylin. Raqqa Revisited: Ceramics of Ayyubid Syria. Edited by John P. O'Neill, Emily March Walter with Margaret Donovan. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006.

 Khamis, Elias, and Roni A'mir. "The Fatimid Period Bronze Vessel Hoard." Qadmoniot 32:2 (118) (September 16, 1999): 108-114, Pls.2-3.

 Kroger, Jens. Nishapur: Glass of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995.

 Lyzwa-Piber, Anetta. "The Basketry from Excavations at Naqlun." in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis. Edited by Gawdat Gabra. A Saint Marks Foundation Book ed. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2004. 231-246.

 Meyer, Carol. Glass from Quseir al-Qadim. Edited by Thomas A. Holland and Thomas G. Urban. Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization. ed. vol. No. 53. The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago,

 Tait, Hugh. "Glass: The Islamic Lands and China." in Glass: 5000 Years. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1991.

 Ward, Rachel. Islamic Metalwork. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1993.

 Welch, Stuart C. "Ceramics." in Islamic World, The. Metropolitan Museum of Art Series ed. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987.

 Wilkinson, Charles K. Nishapur: Pottery of the Early Islamic Period. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art,


 Middle Eastern Jewelry

 "Insights from Around the World." Simerg. March 2009. http://simerg.com/literary-readings/literary-reading-fatimid-objects-exquisite-gold-earrings-pendants-and-bracelets/ (accessed 3/20/10).

 Chauncey Ross, Marvin. "An Egypto-Arabic Cloisonné Enamel." Ars Islamica 7/2 (1940): 165-167. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4515569 (accessed Apr 15, 2011).

 Dodds, Jerrilyn D., Bernard F. Reilly, and John W. Williams. "Textile and jewelry Image catalogue, and bibliography." in Art of Medieval Spain A.D. 500-1200, The. Metropolitan Museum of Art/Harry N Abrams Inc, 1993.

 Dziedzic-Dzierzbick, Dorota. "JEWELRY FROM CEMETERY A AT NAQLUN." Polish archaeology in the Mediterranean/ Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, Warsaw, POLOGNE (April 19, 2005): pp. 225-233. http://www.pcma.uw.edu.pl/fileadmin/pam/PAM_2005_XVII/281.pdf (accessed 19 April 2011).

 Jenkins, Marilyn, and Manuel Keene. Islamic Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1982.

 Jenkins, Marilyn. "Fatimid Jewelry, it's Subtypes and Influences." Ars Orientalis 18 (1988): 39-57.

 

Middle Eastern Social Culture

 Ahmed, Salahuddin. A Dictionary of Muslim Names. New York University Press, 2003.

al-Heitty, Abd al-Kareem. "The contrasting spheres of free women and Jawari in the literary life of the early 'Abbasid caliphate." Al-Masaq 3:1 (1990): 31-51. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09503119008576970 (accessed Dec. 19, 2011).

 al-Rasheed, Nasser S. "slave girls under the early 'Abbasids: A study of the role of slave-women  and courtesans in social and literary life in the first two centuries of 'Abbasid Caliphate, based on original sources." Ph. D., University of St. Andrews, 1971. http://hdl.handle.net/10023/2725 Accessed 9/13/2012: unpublished.

 Brune, Karl-Heinz. "Schooldays in the Fayoum in the First Mellennium." in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis. Edited by Gawdat Gabra. A Saint Marks Foundation Book ed. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2004. 33-44.

 Bulliet, Richard W. The Camel and the Wheel. New York: Columbia University Press, 1990.

 Cannuyer, Christian. Coptic Egypt: The Christians of the Nile. Edited by Sophie Hawkes, trans. Discoveries ed. New York: H.N. Abrams, 2001.

 Coope, Jessica A. "Marriage, kinship, and Islamic Law in al-Andalus: Reflections on Pierre Guichard's al-Andalus." Al-Masaq 20:2 (2008): 161-177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09503110802283390 (accessed Dec 19, 2011).

 Cortese, Delia, and Simonetta Calderini. Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006.

 Dalli, Charles. "From Islam to Christianity: The Case of Sicily." in Religion, Ritual and Mythology: Aspects of Identity Formation in Europe. Edited by Joaquim Carvalho. Pisa: Edizioni Plus--Pisa University Press, 2006.

 Davila, Carl. "Fixing a Misbegotten Biography: Ziryab in the Mediterranean World." Al-Masaq 21:2 (2009): 121-136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09503110902875475 (accessed Dec. 19, 2011).

 El Cheikh, Nadia M. "To be a prince in the fourth/tenth-century Abbasid Court." 199-216.

 el-Azhari, Taef K. "Gender and history in the Fatimid State: The case of Eunuchs 909-1171." Online International Journal of Arts and Humanities 2:1 (January 2013): 9-21. http://www.onlineresearchjournals.org/IJAH (accessed 2/8/2013).

 Fyzee, Asaf A. A. "Aspects of Fatimid Law." Studia Islamica/ Maisonneuve & Larose No. 31 (1970): 81-91. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1595065 (accessed 10/06/2012).

 Gabriel, Judith. "Among the Norse Tribes: The Remarkable Account of Ibn Fadlan." Saudi Aramco World (N/D 1999): 36-42. http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/199906/among.the.norse.tribes-the.remarkable.account.of.ibn.fadlan.htm

 Goitein SD. A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza. Vol. 1. Berlkey and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1967.

 Goitein, S. D. "Four Ancient Marriage Contracts from the Cairo Geniza (in Hebrew)." Le-shonenu 30 (1966): 197-216.

 Goitein, S. D. "Mediterranean Trade Preceding the Crusades: Some facts and Problems." Diogenes 15/59 (1967): 47-62.

 Goitein, S. D. "Portrait of a Medieval Indian Trader: Three Letters from the Cairo Geniza." Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies/ University of London 50/3 (1987): 449-464. http://www.jstor.org/stable/617736 (accessed 17/5/2008).

 Goitein, S. D. "Urban Housing in Fatimid And Ayyubid Times." Studia Islamica/ Maisonneuve & Larose 47 (1978): 5-23.

 Goitein, S. D. A Mediterranean Society: The Jewish Communities of the Arab World as Portrayed in the Documents of the Cairo Geniza. vol. 2, The Community. Berkley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1971.

 Guthrie, Shirley. Arab Social Life in the Middle Ages: An Illustrated Study. London: Saqi Books, 1995.

 Hack, Susan. "Cairo: Metropolis of Miracles Africa and Mideast." MSNBC. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22596707/print/1/displaymode/1098/ (accessed 25 September 2009).

 Hoffman, Eva Rose F. "Hellenism and Islam." in Late antique and medieval art of the Mediterranean world. 104-105.

 Jiwa, Shainool. "Religious Pluralism in Egypt: The Ahl al-kitab in Early Fatimid Times." The Institute of Ismaili Studies (2003).

 Labib, Subhi Y. "Capitalism in Medieval Islam." The Journal of Economic History 29/1 (1969): 79-96.

 Levanoni, Amalia. "Water supply in Medieval Middle Eastern Cities: The Case of Cairo." Al-Masaq 20:2 (2008): 179-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09503110802283408 (accessed Dec. 19, 2011).

 Levey, Martin. "Pre-Islamic Pharmacology." in Early Arabic Pharmacology: An Introduction Based on Ancient and Medieval Sources. Brill, August 1997.

 Lindsey, James E. Daily Life in the Medieval Islamic World. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.

 Noorani, Yaseen. "Lost Garden of Al-Andalus: Islamic Spain and the Poetic Investion of Colonialism, The." International Journal of Middle East Studies 31/2 (May 1999): 237-254.

 Olszowy-Schlanger, Judith. Karaite Marriage Documents from the Cairo Geniza: Legal Traditions and Community Life in Mediaeval Egypt and Palestine. Leiden: Brill, 1998.

 Prats, Arturo. "The love poetry of Shelomoh ben Reuben Bonafed: Hebrew poems and courtly love." Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies 3:2 (2011): 149-163. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17546559.2011.610173 (accessed 20 Dec 2011).

 Sanders, Paula. Ritual, Politics and the City in Fatimid Cairo. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994.

 Schimmel, Annemarie. Islamic Names. Islamic Surveys ed. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1989.

 Sirry, Mun'im. "The public role of Dhimis during Abbasid times." Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies/ Cambridge University Press 74 (2011): 187-204.

 Smit, Timothy J. "Commerce and Coexistence: Muslims in the Economy and Society of Norman Sicily." Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2009. Minneapolis:

 Stillman, Norman A. "The Jew in the Medieval Islamic City." in The Jews of Medieval Islam: Community, Society, and Identity. Edited by Daniel Frank. Proceedings of an International Converence held by the Institute of jewish Studies, University College London 1992. ed. Leiden: Brill, 1995. 3-13.

 Wulstan, David. "Bring on the Dancing-Girls! (A Gadibus usque aroram)." Al-Masaq 17:2 (Sept 2005): 221-249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09503110500222344 (accessed 19 Dec 2011).

 

Middle Eastern Broad History

 Bendiner, Elmer. Rise and Fall of Paradise,The: When Arabs and Jews Built a Kingdom in Spain. Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1995.

 Brett, Michael, and Werner Forman. The Moors: Islam in the West. Echoes of the Ancient World ed. Golden, 1985.

 Hayes, John R. Genius of Arab Civilization, The: Source of Renaissance. New York University Press, 1975.

 Hourani, Albert. A history of the Arab peoples. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1991.

 Jenkins, Marilyn. "Al-Andalus: Crucible of the Mediterranean." in Art of Medieval Spain A.D. 500-1200, The. Edited by Jerrilyn D. Dodd. Metropolitan Museum of Art/Harry N Abrams Inc, 1993.

 Krämer, Gudrun, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, and Everett Rowson. The Encyclopaedia of Islam Three. Leiden: Brill, 2011.

 Menocal, Maria Rosa. Ornament of the World, The: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain. Little, Brown, and Company, 2002.

 Nicolle, David. Historical Atlas of the Islamic World. London: Mercury Books, 2003.

 Reilly, Bernard F. "Medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200, Introduction." in Art of Medieval Spain A.D. 500-1200, The. Edited by Jerrilyn D. Dodds. Metropolitan Museum of Art/Harry N Abrams Inc, 1993.

 Stewart, Desmond. Early Islam. Edited by Time-Life Books. Great Ages of Man ed. New York: Time, Inc., 1967.

 Van Sertima, Ivan. Golden Age of the Moor. Journal of African Civilizations ed. vol. II (Fall, 1991). Journal of African Civilizations Ltd., Inc., 1999.

 

 Tablet Weaving

 Crockett, Candace. Card Weaving. Loveland, CO: Interweave Press, 1991.

 Crowfoot, Grace M. "Anglo-Saxon Tablet Weaving." The Antiquaries Journal 32 (September 16, 1952): 189-191.

 King, Michelle. "Card Weaving in Islamic Spain." ska (Doná Violante). http://www.moorishmaiden.org/assets/Card_Weaving_in_Islamic_Spain.pdf (accessed 10/11/09).

 King, Michelle. "Windmasters Baronial Championship." ska (Doná Violante). http://www.moorishmaiden.org/assets/windmasters.pdf (accessed 2006).

 Muller-Christiansen, Sigrid. "Examples of Medieval Tablet-Woven Bands." in Studies in Textile History: in Memory of Harold B. Burnham. Edited by Veronika Gervers. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1977.

 Spies, Nancy. Ecclesiastical pomp & aristocratic circumstance : a thousand years of brocaded tabletwoven bands. Jarretsville, Md.: Arelate Studio, 2000.

 

 European Art and Culture

 Cerveny Kamen, Prisilka. "Medieval Contraception." Tournaments Illuminated/ Society For Creative Anachronism, Inc. 62 (Spring 1982).

 Coatsworth, Elizabeth, Maria Fitzgerald, Kevin Leahy, and Gale Owen-Crocker. "Anglo-Saxon Textiles from Cleatham, Humberside." Textile History 27 (I) (1996): 5-41.

 De Hamel, Christopher. A History of Illuminated Manuscripts. London: Phaidon, 1995.

 nic Suibhne, Ealasaid. "Early Medieval Embroidery." The Minister of Arts and Sciences Newsletter for the Kingdom of Atenveldt. July 2003, 28. http://arts.atenveldt.com/Portals/arts/Newsletters/jul2003.pdf.

 Synge, Lanto. "Early Needlework." in Antique Needlework. Blandford Press, 1982.

 Weyl Carr, Annemarie. "Threads of Authority: The Virgin Mary's Veil in the Middle Ages." in Robes and Honor: The Medieval World of Investiture. Edited by Steward Gordon. New York: Palgrave, 2001. 59-93.

 Wilson, David M. Anglo-Saxon Art: From the Seventh Century to the Norman Conquest. Woodstock, New York: The Overlook Press, 1984.

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