Resources on Kinship and Community in the Early and Medieval Islamic Mediterranean

Please see abstracts for the group’s second meeting (January 9-10, 2020, St. Cross College, Oxford)

The following texts are a useful selection from the texts the group discussed in its first workshop (December 3-4, 2018, The University of Haifa):
The role of mothers vis-a-vis their children – from Ibn Sa֫d, Kitāb al-ṭabaqāt (Uriel Simonsohn).
The council of Cordoba (839) on marriage and divorce (Ana Echevarría).
Even less than these words ought to convince those of sound mind” – A Geniza letter from Damascus (Oded Zinger)
On the origins and merits of next-of-kin marriage (Pahl. xwēdōdah) – from the Pahlavi Rivāyat Accompanying the Dādestān ī Dēnīg (Christian Sahner).
The Stuff of Kinship (Janet Carsten)