“Is it possible, then, to write a history of Europe using only Arabic sources? König’s answer is still a resounding yes, albeit with a caveat. He recognizes in medieval Muslim historians...

I’m sure all native speakers of English who have learned/attempted to learn a second language in the classroom (this excludes you lucky people who are native speakers of more than one...

“Whenever one assumes the role of historian, friendship and enmities have to be forgotten.” Anna Komnene/Comnena (1083-1153) was a brilliant scholar. Her writing remains the most important source of information we...