Browsing by Author "Toorawa, Shawkat"
Toorawa, Shawkat (Edinburgh University Press, 2002)Chapters 113 and 114 of the Quran are frequently described as a pair. This article reviews the ways in which they are similar and proposew ways in which they are different.
Travel in the Medieval Islamic World: The Importance of Patronage as Illustrated by ‘Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi (and other littérateurs) Toorawa, Shawkat (2004)Discussion of travel in the Middle Ages has typically focused on pilgrimage, travel in search of knowledge, or adventure. This article draws attention to patronage as an important, understudied, motivator of travel. It ...