Publications

The Ilex Series promotes research and scholarship in the humanistic traditions of the Mediterranean and the Near East and shares such research with a wide audience. The series is published in partnership with Harvard University Press.

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Cyrus the Great

Life and Lore

M. Rahim Shayegan, editor

Ilex Series 21
ISBN 9780674987388
Publication Date: February 2019

The Arts of Iran in Istanbul and Anatolia

Seven Essays

Olga M. Davidson and Marianna Shreve Simpson, editors

Ilex Series 20
ISBN 9780674987340
Publication Date: February 2019

The Study of al-Andalus

The Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroe

Michelle M. Hamilton and David A. Wacks, editors

Ilex Series 19
ISBN 9780674984462
Publication Date: July 2018

Illusion and Disillusionment

Travel Writing in the Modern Age

Roberta Micallef, editor

Ilex Series 18
ISBN 9780674984479
Publication Date: September 2018

Erin and Iran

Cultural Encounters between the Irish and the Iranians

H. E. Chehabi and Grace Neville, editors

Ilex Series 16
ISBN 9780674088283
Publication Date: October 2015

Global Medieval

Mirrors for Princes Reconsidered

Regula Forster and Neguin Yavari, editors

Ilex Series 15
ISBN 9780674088276
Publication Date: September 2015

Mirror of Dew

The Poetry of Ālam-tāj Zhāle Qā’em-Maqāmi

Translated with commentary by Asghar Seyed-Gohrab

Ilex Series 14
ISBN 9780674428249
Publication Date: July 2014

Ferdowsi’s Shāhnāma

Millennial Perspectives

Olga M. Davidson Marianna Shreve Simpson, editors

Ilex Series 13
ISBN 9780674726802
Publication Date: December 2013

Comparative Literature and Classical Persian Poetics

Second Edition

Olga M. Davidson

Ilex Series 12
ISBN 9780674073203
Publication Date: July 2013

Jaya

Performance in Epic Mahābhārata

Kevin McGrath

Ilex Series 5
ISBN 9780674062467
Publication Date: October 2011

The Rhetoric of Biography

Narrating Lives in Persianate Societies

L. Marlow, editor

Ilex Series 4
ISBN 9780674060661
Publication Date: March 2011

Persian Literature and Judeo-Persian Culture

Collected Writings of Sorour S. Soroudi

H. E. Chehabi, editor

Ilex Series 3
ISBN 9780674053427
Publication Date: November 2010

Strī

Women in Epic Mahābhārata

Kevin McGrath

Ilex Series 2
ISBN 9780674031982
Publication Date: March 2009

Dreaming Across Boundaries

The Interpretation of Dreams in Islamic Lands

Mohsen Ashtiany, editor

Ilex Series 1
ISBN 9780674021228
Publication Date: July 2008

Poet and Hero in the Persian Book of Kings

Third edition

Olga M. Davidson

Ilex Series 11
ISBN 9780674073210
Publication Date: July 2013

The History of Beyhaqi: The History of Sultan Mas‘ud of Ghazna, 1030–1041, Volume III

Commentary, Bibliography, and Index

Abu’l-Fażl Beyhaqi, Translated by C. E. Bosworth, Revised by Mohsen Ashtiany

Ilex Series 6
ISBN 9780674062399
Publication Date: October 2011

The History of Beyhaqi: The History of Sultan Mas‘ud of Ghazna, 1030–1041, Volume II

Translation of Years 424–432 A.H. (1032–1041 A.D.) and the History of Khwarazm

Abuíl-Fażl Beyhaqi, Translated by C. E. Bosworth, Revised by Mohsen Ashtiany

Ilex Series 6
ISBN 9780674062368
Publication Date: October 2011

The History of Beyhaqi: The History of Sultan Mas‘ud of Ghazna, 1030–1041, Volume I

Introduction and Translation of Years 421–423 A.H. (1030–1032 A.D.)

Abu’l-Fażl Beyhaqi, Translated with commentary by C. E. Bosworth, Revised by Mohsen Ashtiany

Ilex Series 6
ISBN 9780674062344
Publication Date: October 2011

Heroic Kṛṣṇa

Friendship in the Epic Mahābhārata

Kevin McGrath

Ilex Series 9
ISBN 9780674073333
Publication Date: May 2013

On the Wonders of Land and Sea

Persianate Travel Writing

Roberta Micallef and Sunil Sharma, editors

Ilex Series 10
ISBN 9780674073340
Publication Date: May 2013

Ruse and Wit

The Humorous in Arabic, Persian and Turkish Narrative

Dominic Parviz Brookshaw

Ilex Series 8
ISBN 9780674066700
Publication Date: September 2012