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al-Azdī's Ḥikāyat Abī al Qāsim al-Baghdādī: placing an anomalous text within the literary developments of its time
The Hikayat Abi al-Qasim al-Baghdadi , by Abu al-Muṭahhar Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Azdi, is a narrative, seemingly fictional prose work written in the late 4th/10th or early 5th/11 th century. Although two editions of it have been published, it has generally been passed over by researchers due to its obscenity, the difficulty ...
The history of an incident and its lessons: communal violence among Arabs in Israel
A violent incident took place between two Palestinian Arab villages in Galilee, Israel. One village is prominently Druze, and the other is Christian. The dissertation provides a background history on these communities and the way they traditionally manage conflicts. It also contextualizes such incidents in the structure of ...