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In an essay for Tamawuj, Marina Warner discusses weaving together literature, dance, design, and calligraphy in an experimental ballet project, based on Consorts of the Caliphs.
And don’t forget to order your copy of Consorts, just released in English-only paperback!Read this post
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We’ve been delighted to see some of our readers attempting the recipes from LAL’s 13th century cookbook, Scents and Flavors. Most recently, Anny Gaul tried her hand at jūdhābat tabbālah, a medieval Syrian recipe similar to m’sakhan – one of her favorite Palestinian dishes — and documented it on her Middle East cooking blog!
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In the first of a two-part interview, Marcel Kupershoek talks to M. Lynx Qualey about Arabian Satire, his translation of collected works by Ḥmēdān al-Shwēʿir and how they illuminate life in 18th-century Najd.Read this post
Click here to download a free 10-page e-book sample of a LAL title: One Hundred Proverbs, attributed to al-Jāhiz.