Encyclopedia of Islam Online (Brill)
An invaluable reference work for understanding the world of Islam, with content from 1955 to the present year; also includes access to the Historical Atlas of Islam
Philosophy in the Islamic World Online (Brill) NEW
Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th - 10th Centuries is a comprehensive and unprecedented reference work devoted to the history of philosophy in the realms of Islam in its formative period: from its beginnings in the eighth century up to the tenth century AD. Both major and minor figures are covered, giving details of biography and doctrine, as well as detailed lists and summaries of each author’s works. It covers the period when philosophy began to blossom thanks to the translation of Greek scientific works into Arabic and the emergence of autochthonous intellectual traditions within Islam. Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th - 10th Centuries is of unparalleled significance to anyone doing serious research on philosophy in the Islamic world: a unique source for both for specialists and graduate students.
Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online (Brill) NEW
The Yearbook of Muslims in Europe Online is an essential resource for analyzing Europe's dynamic Muslim populations. Featuring up-to-date research from more than 40 European countries, this comprehensive reference work summarizes significant activities, trends and developments.
An expanding e-book collection of carefully selected research companions to various key aspects of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.
An essential reference work which features the very latest research on gender studies and the Islamic world, from the rise of Islam to the present
Qur’anic Studies Online (Brill)
Comprises four reference on the Qur’an, including the Encyclopedia of the Qur’an Online, the Qur'an Concordance, the Dictionary of Qur’anic Usage, and Early Western Korans Online (as detailed below).
Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur’ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’ānic studies. With nearly 1000 entries in 5 volumes, the EQ is the first comprehensive, multivolume reference work on the Qur’ān to appear in a Western language.
Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage (Brill)
The Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage is the first comprehensive, fully-researched and contextualised Arabic-English dictionary of Qur'anic usage, compiled in accordance with modern lexicographical methods by scholars who have a lifelong immersion in Qur'anic Studies. Based on Classical Arabic dictionaries and Qur'an commentaries, this work also emphasises the role of context in determining the meaning-scatter of each vocabulary item. Illustrative examples from Qur'anic verses are provided in support of the definitions given for each context in which a particular word occurs, with cross-references to other usages. Frequently occurring grammatical particles are likewise thoroughly explained, insofar as they are used in conveying various nuances of meaning in the text. The online version of the Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage is full-text searchable in Arabic and English.
Early Western Korans Online (Brill)
This collection contains all Arabic Koran editions printed in Europe before 1850, as well as all complete translations directly from the Arabic (until about 1860). Among the secondary translations, only those into German and Dutch are offered completely. Of the partial editions, only the typographically or academically most interesting ones are presented here. This collection includes Korans and Koran translations in eight languages. It is of interest to orientalists, theologians, philologists and book historians alike.
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