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    • Alcohol and its Consumption in Medieval Cairo. The Story of a Habit 

      Lewicka, Paulina B. (Katedra Arabistyki i Islamistyki, Uniwersytet Warszawski, 2004)
      Contrary to what the Islamic prohibition of intoxicants might imply, the alcoholic beverages in medieval Cairo were not universally scorned. The attitude towards drinking depended on the time in history and the social ...
    • Egypt’s Arabism: Aḥmad Ḥasan az-Zayyāt: From Islam’s Community to the wide Pan-Arab Nation in the 1930s and 1940s 

      Walker, Dennis (Katedra Arabistyki i Islamistyki, Uniwersytet Warszawski, 1996)
      Az-Zayyāt often felt strong supra-Arab Islamic community emotions in topical contemporary contexts and perpetuated themes about pristine classical Islam from the old pre-World War I type of political pan-Islamism in Egypt. ...
    • The Nile River in Muslim Geographical Sources 

      Nazmi, Ahmad (Katedra Arabistyki i Islamistyki, Uniwersytet Warszawski, 2004)
      The Arab Egyptians usually call this river Baḥr an-Nīl (The Sea of Nile). Travelers from other Islamic regions also adopted this name apparently because of its great length and width. Although the name An-Nīl does not ...
    • Sinai Second Agreement: Assessment and reactions 

      Ariebi, Ali Taher (Katedra Arabistyki i Islamistyki, Uniwersytet Warszawski, 2000)
      Kissinger followed a unique policy in his mediation efforts between the Arabs and Israel by eliciting proposals from each side, getting preliminary reactions, identifying obstacles and then starting the diplomatic process ...
    • Twelve Thousand Cooks and a Muḥtasib. Some Remarks od Food Business in Medieval Cairo 

      Lewicka, Paulina B. (Katedra Arabistyki i Islamistyki, Uniwersytet Warszawski, 2002)
      The general aim of this article is to shed some light on the functioning of the industry that was to satisfy the medieval Cairenes’ alimentative needs. As most of the Western travelers who visited Cairo between XIII and ...