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Christian/Late Antiquity

  1. Bronze Age Bureaucracy by Nicholas Postgate - 1,064 pages
  2. The Discourses of Philoxenos of Mabbug by Robert A Kitchen (445-523 AD) - 600 pages
  3. From the Holy Mountain: A Journey In The Shadow of Byzantium (Text Only) by William Dalrymple (587 AD) - 512 pages
  4. Byzantium and the Early Islamic Conquests by Walter E. Kaegi (600s AD) - 598 pages

Crusades

  1. Victory in the East by John France (1099 AD) - 745 pages
  2. Chronicles of the Crusades by Geffroy de Joinville (1150-1212 AD, 1224-1317 AD) - 597 pages
  3. The Crusades by Thomas Asbridge (1189-1192 AD) - 784 pages
  4. The Late Byzantine Army by Mark C. Bartusis (1204-1453 AD) - 464 pages
  5. God's War by Christopher Tyerman - 1,056 pages

Qur'an (Koran)

  1. The Noble Qur'an: A new rendering of its meaning in English by Abdalhaqq Bewley & Aisha Bewley - 663 pages
  2. The Qur'an by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem - 512 pages
  3. The Study Quran by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Caner K. Dagli, Maria Massi Dakake, Joseph E.B. Lumbard & Mohammed Rustom - 2,048 pages
  4. Three Testaments by Brian Arthur Brown - 656 pages

Islamic Theology

  1. Economy, Family, and Society from Rome to Islam by Simon Swain (50s AD) - 1,099 pages
  2. The Enneads by Plotinus (200s AD) - 1,221 pages
  3. The Cambridge Companion to Classical Islamic Theology by Tim Winter (500-1700s AD) - 586 pages
  4. Paradise and Hell in Islamic Traditions by Christian Lange - 844 pages
  5. The Hajj by Eric Tagliacozzo & Shawkat M. Toorawa - 590 pages

Medieval Islamic Middle East

  1. Koranic Allusions by Ibn Warraq - 463 pages
  2. Night and Horses and the Desert by Robert Irwin (400s-1500s AD) - 462 pages
  3. A Concise History of the Middle East by Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. (500s-2000 AD) - 528 pages
  4. Palestine Under the Moslems by Guy Le Strange - 680 pages
  5. Arabs by Tim Mackintosh-Smith (1000 BC-2000 AD) - 592 pages

Late Medieval Islamic Middle East

  1. The Seljuqs by Christian Lange (1000-1200 AD)- 649 pages
  2. The Epistle of Forgiveness by Abu l-Ala al-Maarri, Gregor Schoeler & Geert Jan Van Gelder (1057 AD) - 584 pages
  3. The Life and Legend of the Sultan Saladin by Jonathan Phillips (1138-1193 AD) - 496 pages
  4. The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi by Jalaluddin Rumi & Reynold A. Nicholson, The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi, Vol 2, English Translation by Jalaluddin Rumi & Reynold Nicholson, The Mathnawi of Jalalu'ddin Rumi, Vol 4, English Translation by Jalaluddin Rumi & Reynold A. Nicholson (1207-1273 AD) 434 + 507 + 538 = 1,479 pages
  5. Rumi: The Big Red Book by Coleman Barks (1244 AD) - 512 pages
  6. Politics, Law, and Community in Islamic Thought by Ovamir Anjum (1263-1328 AD) - 551 pages
  7. Fortresses of the Intellect by Omar Ali-de-Unzaga - 624 pages

Early Modern Islamic Middle East

  1. Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean by Beshara B. Doumani - 674 pages
  2. The Arabs by Eugene Rogan (1512-2000 AD) - 592 pages
  3. The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey by Veli Yadirgi (1514 AD-1922 AD) - 524 pages
  4. Arab Orthodox Christians Under the Ottomans 1516-1831 by Constantin A. Panchenko - 676 pages
  5. Empire and Power in the Reign of Suleyman by Kaya Sahin (1520-1566 AD) - 490 pages
  6. An Ottoman Traveller by Robert Dankoff (1600s AD) - 516 pages
  7. Levant by Philip Mansel (1600s-2000 AD) - 480 pages