|Number of Pages
Ancient religions & mythologies
Venetia Porter is curator of Islamic and Modern Middle Eastern art at the British Museum. Her publications include Word into Art; and Arabic and Persian Seals and Amulets in the British Museum.
M.A.S. Abdel Haleem is King Fahd Professor of Islamic Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His publications include The Qur an: A New Translation; and Understanding the Qur an: Themes and Style.
Karen Armstrong is a leading historian of religion. She is the author of many books including The Case for God; A History of Jerusalem; Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time; and Islam: A Short History.
Robert Irwin is a publisher and writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His works of non-fiction include Night and Horses and the Desert: An Anthology of Classic Arabic Literature; The Alhambra; and Islamic Art.
Hugh Kennedy is a writer and broadcaster specializing in the medieval history of Arabic-speaking lands. His publications include The Great Arab Conquests; The Court of the Caliphs: When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World; and The Armies of the Caliphs: Military and Society in the Early Islamic State.
Ziauddin Sardar, a writer, broadcaster and cultural critic, has published over forty-five books including Desperately Seeking Paradise; Balti Britain; Why do People Hate America? (with Merryl Wyn Davies); and Reading the Qur an. He is co-editor of Critical Muslim