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Sent: 15 January 2014 17:45 Dear all, It is with much pleasure that I share with you the contents of the very last Occasional Papers of the School of Abbasid Studies, which has just been published by the Gibb Memorial Trust. Please note that this is the last collection of articles because of the newly launched Journal of Abbasid Studies (JAS) where, starting July 2014, one will be able to read up on the latest in Abbasid Studies. Enjoy the read! Monique Bernards School of Abbasid Studies (Secretary) Institute for Advanced Arabic and Islamic Studies, Antwerp, Belgium Abbasid Studies IV. Occasional Papers of the School of Abbasid Studies (Leuven, July 5 - July 9, 2010) http://www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/abbasid-studies-iv.html Table of Contents: Monique Bernards, A Mosaic of ʿAbbāsid Studies Travis Zadeh, Of Mummies, Poets, and Water Nymphs: Tracing the Codicological Limits of Ibn Khurradādhbih’s Geography Emily Selove, Who Invited the Microcosm? Johan Weststeijn, Tyrant Dreamers Face Abrahamite Interpreters: A Recurring Motif in al-Ṭabarī’s History Antonella Ghersetti, The Rhetoric of Gifts, Or When Objects Talk Letizia Osti, A Grammarian’s Life in His Own Voice: Autobiographical Fragments in Arabic Biographical Literature Joseph E. Lowry, A Preliminary Study of al-Shāfiʿī’s Ibṭāl al-Istiḥsān: Appearance, Reality, and Legal Interpretation David Bennett, Abū Isḥāq al-Naẓẓām: The Ultimate Constituents of Nature Are Simple Properties and Rūḥ John P. Turner, The Enigmatic Reign of al-Wāthiq (R. 227/842-232/847) Ignacio Sánchez, Ibn Qutayba and the Ahl Khurāsān: The Shuʿūbiyya Revisited Amikam Elad, Al-Maʾmūn’s Military Units and Their Commanders up to the End of the Siege of Baghdad (195/810-198/813) --