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  • The Mystery of Numbersby Annemarie Schimmel

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 16.99 US$ 15.29

    In The Mystery of Numbers , Annemarie Schimmel conducts an illuminating tour of the mysteries attributed to numbers over the centuries. She begins with an informative and often surprising introduction to the origins of number systems. But the heart of the book is an engrossing guide to the symbolism of numbers. Number symbolism, she shows, has... more...

  • A Two-Colored Brocadeby Annemarie Schimmel

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Annemarie Schimmel, one of the world's foremost authorities on Persian literature, provides a comprehensive introduction to the complicated and highly sophisticated system of rhetoric and imagery used by the poets of Iran, Ottoman Turkey, and Muslim India. She shows that these images have been used and refined over the centuries and reflect the changing... more...

  • Mystical Dimensions of Islamby Annemarie Schimmel

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Thirty-five years after its original publication, Mystical Dimensions of Islam still stands as the most valuable introduction to Sufism, the main form of Islamic mysticism. This edition brings to a new generation of readers Annemarie Schimmel's historical treatment of the transnational phenomenon of Sufism, from its beginnings through the nineteenth... more...

  • Rumi's Worldby Annemarie Schimmel

    Shambhala 2001; US$ 23.99

    This book (previously published as I Am Wind, You Are Fire ) celebrates the extraordinary career of Persia's great mystical poet, Rumi (1207?1273), through the story of his life, along with an enlightening examination of his ecstatic verse. Rumi lived the quiet life of a religious teacher in Anatolia until the age of thirty-seven, when he came under... more...

  • Make a Shield from Wisdomby Khusraw Nasir-i; Annemarie Schimmel

    I.B.Tauris 2001; US$ 14.95

    Persian literature, through its poetry, represents one of the world?s great literary experiences. Amongst the foremost but, in the west, least known medieval Persian poets was Nasir-i Khusraw. A great thinker of the early Islamic world, whose writing inspired the intellectual development of the Ismaili tradition within Islam, Nasir-i Khusraw?s poetry... more...

  • Understanding Islamby Frithjof Schuon; Annemarie Schimmel; Patrick Laude

    World Wisdom 2011; US$ 9.99

    With over one billion believers throughout the globe, Islam remains one of the most misunderstood of the world's great Revelations. In this fully revised and amended translation of his masterpiece, philosopher Frithjof Schuon offers readers a deeper understanding of Islam, the world's second largest religion. Featuring an extensive appendix of previously... more...

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