Publications by Faculty and Emeriti of the School of Historical Studies

Publications

 

Faculty and Emeriti of the School of Historical Studies -
Recent books and major articles:

2020

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World: Volume 8 (2020): Issue 2-3 (Jul 2020): Special Issue: The Arabic Literary Genizot beyond Denominational Borders—Part 1 Edited by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Shii Studies Review: Volume 4 (2020): Issue 1-2 (Jun 2020) Edited by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Scribal Habits in Near Eastern Manuscript Traditions (2020) Edited by George Anton Kiraz and Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Jewish-Muslim Intellectual History Entangled: Textual Materials from the Firkovitch Collection, Saint Petersburg (Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2020) Camilla Adang, Bruno Chiesa, Omar Hamdan, Wilferd Madelung, Sabine Schmidtke and Jan Thiele (eds).

Writing in My Own Script: Allographic and Garshunographic Systems in Late Antiquity. Part Two = Intellectual History of the Islamicate World 8 i (2020) [Leiden: Brill], edited by George A. Kiraz, Senior Research Associate in the School of Historical Studies, and Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies

Эпоха завоеваний (Age of Conquests) (Alpina Non-Fiction: Moscow 2020), by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, translated by Vladislav Fedyushin.

2019

Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, Volume LXV (Brill, 2019), edited by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, et alii.

Writing in My Own Script: Allographic and Garshunographic Systems in Late Antiquity. Part One = Intellectual History of the Islamicate World 7 ii-iii (2019) [Leiden: Brill] , edited by George A. Kiraz, Senior Research Associate in the School of Historical Studies, and Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies

Die Öffnung der Welt: Eine Globalgeschichte des Hellenismus (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft: Darmstadt 2019) by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, translated by Martin Hallmansecker.

Muslim Perceptions and Receptions of the Bible: Texts and Studies (Lockwood Press, 2019) by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, and Camilla Adang.

The Zaydi Reception of Bahshamite Muʿtazilism. Fascimile Edition of MS Shiraz, Library of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Shiraz (ʿAllāma Ṭabāṭabāʾī Library), majmūʿa 102 (Gorgias Press, 2019) prepared for publication and introduced by Hassan Ansari, Long-term Member in the School of Historical Studies, and Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Sacrilegio y redención en la Florencia del Renacimiento: El caso de Antonio Rinaldeschi (Universitat de València Publications, 2019) by Giles Constable, Professor Emeritus, Medieval History, School of Historical Studies, and William J. Connell, 2002-2003 Member in the School of Historical Studies.

2018

La era de las conquistas. El mundo griego de Alejandro a Adriano (336 a.C.-138 d.C.) (Pasado y Presente, Barcelona, 2018) by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, translated by David León Gómez

Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum LXIV (Leiden: Brill, 2018) co-edited by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, with T. Corsten, N. Papazarkadas, and Eftychia Stavrianopoulou.

Materials for the Intellectual History of Imāmī Shīʿism in the Safavid Period: A Facsimile Edition of Ms New York Public Library, Arabic Manuscripts Collections, Volume 51985A (Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2018) prepared for publication and introduced by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Studying the Near and Middle East at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1935-2018 (Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2018) by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Traditional Yemeni Scholarship amidst Political Turmoil and War: Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. Ismāʿīl b. al-Muṭahhar al-Manṣūr (1915-2016) and His Personal Library (Cordoba: UCOPress, 2018 [Series Arabo-Islamica; 1]) by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

La nuit: imaginaire et réalités nocturnes dans le monde gréco-romain (Geneva: Fondation Hardt, 2018) edited by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

“The Business History of the Preindustrial World: Towards a Comparative Historical Analysis" in Business History, 60, no. 5 (2018), by Oscar Gelderblom and Francesca Trivellato, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

"Understanding 6th-century barbarian social organization and migration through paleogenomics" in Nature Communications, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2018, pp.1 -11 by Patrick Geary, et. al., Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Sacrilege and Redemption in Renaissance Florence: The Case of Antonio Rinaldeschi (Forough Publishing, 2018) by Giles Constable, Professor Emeritus, Medieval History, School of Historical Studies, and William J. Connell, 2002-2003 Member in the School of Historical Studies.

Sacred Mandates: Asian International Relations since Chinggis Khan (University of Chicago Press, 2018) edited by Michael van Walt van Praag (2011-2015 Visiting Professorin the School of Historical Studies), Timothy Brook (2017-2018 Member, Historical Studies), and Miek Boltjes.

Empires and Exchanges in Eurasian Late Antiquity: Rome, China, Iran, and the Steppe, ca. 250–750 (Cambridge University Press, 2018) edited by Nicola Di Cosmo, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, and Michael Mass, Rice University and 2000-2001 Member in the School of Historical Studies.

Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian (Harvard University Press, 2018) by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

2017

Histories of Books in the Islamicate World. Part II = Intellectual History of the Islamicate World 5.1 (2017) [Leiden: Brill], edited by Maribel Fierro, Member in the School of Historical Studies 1994-1995, Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, and Sarah Stroumsa (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Studies in Medieval Islamic Intellectual Traditions (Lockwood Press, 2017) by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, and Hassan Ansari, Long-term Member in the School of Historical Studies.

"A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC-200 AD" (Onassis Foundation USA, 2017) edited by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

"Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum LXIII" (Brill, 2017) edited by Angelos Chaniotis, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

"The Crucible of Islam," (Harvard University Press, 2017), by G. W. Bowersock, Professor Emeritus, Ancient History, School of Historical Studies.

“In the Humanities Classroom: A Set of Case Studies,” Common Knowledge 23:1 (2017), pp. 57-103, edited by Caroline W. Bynum, Professor Emerita, European Medieval History, School of Historical Studies.

2016

Zaydī theology in 7th/13th century Yemen: Facsimile edition of Kitāb al-Maḥaǧǧa al-bayḍā fī uṣūl al-dīn of ʿAbd Allāh b. Zayd al-ʿAnsī (d. 667/1269) (MS Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. arab. 1286). Introduction and Indices by Hassan Ansari, Long-Term Member in the School of Historical Studies and Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies. Tehran: Mīrāth-i maktūb, 2016 (Classical Muslim Heritage Series; 9) [republished Leiden: Brill, 2019 (ebook), isbn: 978-90-04-40666-7]

Zaydī theology in 7th/13th century Yemen: Facsimile edition of Kitāb al-Maḥaǧǧa al-bayḍā fī uṣūl al-dīn of ʿAbd Allāh b. Zayd al-ʿAnsī (d. 667/1269) (MS Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. arab. 1286). Introduction and Indices by Hassan Ansari, Long-Term Member in the School of Historical Studies and Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies. Tehran: Mīrāth-i maktūb, 2016 (Classical Muslim Heritage Series; 9) [republished Leiden: Brill, 2019 (ebook), isbn: 978-90-04-40666-7]. Faylusūf-i yahūdī-yi Baghdādī: Ibn Kammūna wa āthār-i u, trans. Jawad Qasemi, revised by Hamid Ataei Nazari, Isfahan: Daftar-i tablīghāt-i islāmi: Shuʿba-yi ustān-i Iṣfahān, 2016 (Majmūʿa-yi muṭālaʿāt-i īrānī-islāmī; 2)

The Religious and Intellectual History of Rayy from 900 through the Seljuq Period = Der Islam 93.2 (2016) [Berlin: de Gruyter], edited by Hassan Ansari, Long-Term Member in the School of Historical Studies, Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, and D. G. Tor, Member in the School of Historical Studies 2013-2014

“Are Things 'Indifferent'? How Objects Change Our Understanding of Religious History,” German History: The Journal of the German History Society 34:1 (2016), pp. 88-112, by Caroline W. Bynum, Professor Emerita, European Medieval History, School of Historical Studies.

"The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Philosophy", (Oxford University Press, 2016), edited by Khaled El-Rouayheb, Harvard University and 2008-2009 Member in the School of Historical Studies, and Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

"Al-Ṣāḥib Ibn ʿAbbād Promoter of Rational TheologyTwo Muʿtazilī kalām texts from the Cairo Geniza" (Brill, 2016), edited by Wilferd Madelung, University of Oxford and 2010-2011 Member in the School of Historical Studies, Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Oxford Handbook of Islamic Theology (Oxford University Press, 2016), edited by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Accusations of Unbelief in Islam: A Diachronic Perspective on Takfīr (Brill, 2016), edited by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

A Jewish Philosopher of Baghdad (Brill, 2016), coauthored by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies. This a new edition of the title by Schmidtke and Pourjavady originally published by Brill in 2006.

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World (Brill, 2016) edited by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

Matisse in the Barnes Foundation (Thames & Hudson, 2016), edited by Yve-Alain Bois, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

The Qurʾānic Pagans and Related Matters (Brill, 2016) by Patricia Crone, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies.

The Iranian Reception of Islam: The Non-Traditionalist Strands (Brill, 2016) by Patricia Crone, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies.

Islam, the Ancient Near East and Varieties of Godlessness (Brill, 2016) by Patricia Crone, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies.

2015

“‘Crowned with Many Crowns’: Nuns and Their Statues in Late Medieval Wienhausen,” The Catholic Historical Review 101:1 (Centennial Issue 2015), pp. 18-40, by Caroline W. Bynum, Professor Emerita, European Medieval History, School of Historical Studies.

“The Discourse of Herrschaft and the Practice of Herrschaft in the Fifth Century,” Medieval Worlds: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Studies vol. 1 (2015), Approaches to Comparison in Medieval Studies, pp. 5-15, by Patrick J. Geary, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

“Jacques Le Goff Chez les médiévistes aux États-Unis et en Grande-Bretagne,” in Jacques Revel and Jean-Claude Schmitt, eds. Un autre histoire: Jacques Le Goff (1924-2014) Éditions EHESS(Paris : 2015), pp. 131-137, by Patrick J. Geary, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.

2014

Manufacturing a Past for the Present : Forgery and Authenticity in Medievalist Texts and Objects in Nineteenth-Century Europe (Brill 2014), edited by Patrick J. Geary, Professor in the School of Historical Studies.