Caroline Stone has published more than 150 articles over the years in various languages, principally on textile history, medieval history and literature, Islamic culture and literature, and the cultural and economic relations between Europe and the Orient in the pre-modern era. She is the author, with Paul Lunde, of Al-Mas'udi, The Meadows of Gold: The Abbasids, translators and editors (Kegan Paul International, 1989). For a list of her publications, click here. [Note added by www.MuslimHeritage.com editorial board.]
Caroline Stone* Table of contents 1. Introductory note by the editors of Saudi Aramco World 2. His Life 3. His Work 4. The Exhibition Ibn Khaldun: The Mediterranean in the 14th Century: The Rise and Fall of Empires Note of the editor This article appeared in Saudi Aramco World, vol....
Baghdad in the ninth and 10th centuries was an exciting place. The seat of the caliphate, the great city was the undisputed centre of the Muslim world in politics, trade, scholarship and the arts. It was both home and crossroads to people of many nationalities – a cosmopolitan city, fresh with...