Publications by Type: Book Chapters

Amitai, Reuven. “The Impact of the Mongols on the History of Syria: Politics, Society and Culture.” In Reuven Amitai and Michal Biran, eds. Eurasian Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change . “Perspectives on the Global Past, 228-251. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2015.
Amitai, Reuven. “Ibn Khaldun on Mongol Military Might.” In Kurt Franz and Wolfgang Holzwarth, eds. Nomad Military Power in Iran and Adjacent Areas in the Islamic Period, 191-206. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2015.
Amitai, Reuven. “Dangerous Liaisons: Armenian-Mongol-Mamluk Relations (1260- 1292).” In Gérard Dédéyan and Claude Mutafian, eds. La Méditerranée des Arméniens, XII e -XV e siècle, 191-206. Paris: Geuthner, 2014.
Amitai, Reuven. “Hülegü and His Wise Men: Topos or Reality?.” In Judith Pfeiffer, ed. Politics, Patronage and the Transmission of Knowledge in 13 th -15 th Century Tabriz, 15-34. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2014.
Amitai, Reuven. “Jews at the Mongol Court in Iran: Cultural Brokers or Minor Actors in a Cultural Boom?.” In Marc von der Höh, Nikolas Jaspert and Jenny Rahel Oesterle, eds. Cultural Brokers between Religions: Border Crossers and Experts at Mediterranean Courts, 33-45. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink and Ferdinand Schöningh, 2013.
Amitai, Reuven. “Rashīd al-Dīn as an Historian of the Mamluks.” In Anna Akasoy, Charles Burnett, and Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim, eds. Rashid al-Din, Agent and Mediator of Cultural Exchanges in Ilkhanid Iran, 71-88. London and Turin: The Warburg Institute and Nino Aragno Editore, 2013.
Amitai, Reuven. “Mamluks, Franks and Mongols: A Necessary but Impossible Triangle.” In Robert Hillenbrand, Firuza Abdullaeva and Andrew Peacock, eds. Ferdowsi, the Mongols and the History of Iran: Art, Literature and Culture from Early Islam to Qajar Persia, 137-146. London: I.B. Tauris, 2013.Abstract

Charles Melville Festschrift

Amitai, Reuven. “The Mamluk State and Jerusalem [Hebrew].” In Yvonne Freidman and Joseph Drory, eds. The History of Jerusalem: The Mamluk Period (1260-1517), 3-32. Jerusalem: Yad Izhaq Ben-Zvi, 2012.
Amitai, Reuven. “Dealing with Reality: Early Mamluk Military Policy and the Allocation of Resources.” In Stefan Leder, ed. Crossroads between Latin Europe and the Near East: Frankish Presence in the Eastern Mediterranean (12th to 14th Centuries), 127-144. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2011.
Amitai, Reuven. “Im Westen nichts Neues ? Re-ex amining Hülegü’s Offensive into the Jazīra and Northern 10 Syria in Light of Recent Research.” In In Frank Krämer, Katharina Schmidt and Julika Sinder, eds. Historicizing the “ Beyond.” The Mongolian Invasion as a New Dimension of Violence?, 83-96. Heidelberg: UniversitätverlagWinter Heidelberg, 2011.
Amitai, Reuven. “Armies and their Economic Basis in Iran and the Surrounding Lands, ca. 1000 -1500 C.E..” In David O. Morgan and Anthony Reid, eds. The New Cambridge History of Islam , vol. 3: The Eastern Islamic World Eleventh to Eighteenth Centuries, 539-560. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Amitai, Reuven. “The Battle of `Ayn Jalut (A.D. 1260) [in Hebrew].” In Arieh Shmueletitz, editor. Zirat ha-Krav: Kravot Makhra`im bi-Toldot Eretz-Yisrael. Tel Aviv: Ministry of Defense, 2007.
Amitai, Reuven. “The Conquest of Arsūf by Baybars: Political and Military Aspects [in Hebrew].” In Israel Roll, Oren Tal and Michael Winter, eds. The Encounter of Crusaders and Muslims in Palestine as Reflected in Arsuf, Sayyiduna `Ali and Other Coastal Sites. Tel Aviv: Kibbutz HaMeuchad Press, 2007.
Amitai, Reuven, and BZ Kedar. “Franks in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1047.” In Franco Cardini and Maria Luisa Ceccarelli Lemut, editors. Quel mar che la terra inghirlanda: In Ricordo di Marco Tangheroni, 2:465-468. Pisa: Consiglio Nationale delle Ricerche and PACINIeditore, 2007.
Amitai, Reuven. “Mongol Provincial Administration: Syria in 1260 as a Case- Study.” In Iris Shagrir, Ronnie Ellenblum and Jonathan Riley-Smith, eds. In Laudem Hierosolymitani: Studies in Crusades and Medieval Culture in Honour of Benjamin Z. Kedar, 117-143. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007.
Amitai, Reuven. “The Conversion of Tegüder Ilkhan to Islam [in Hebrew].” In Studies in the History of Muslim Peoples: Papers Presented at a Conference in Memory of David Ayalon, 83-102. Jerusalem: Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 2006.
Amitai, Reuven. “The Mamluk Institution: 1000 Years of Military Slavery in the Islamic World.” In hilip Morgan and Christopher Brown, editors. Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age, 40-78. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.
Amitai, Reuven. “Some More Thoughts on the Logistics of the Mongol -Mamluk War (with Special Reference to the Battle of Wadi al-Khaznadar).” In John Pryor, editor. Logistics of War in the Age of the Crusades, 25-42. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006.
Amitai, Reuven, and Michal Biran. “Introduction.” In Reuven Amitai and Michal Biran, editors, Mongols, Turks and Others: Eurasian Nomads and the Sedentary World, 1-11. Leiden: Brill, 2005.
Amitai, Reuven. “The Resolution of the Mongol-Mamluk War.” In Reuven Amitai and Michal Biran, editors. Mongols, Turks and Others: Eurasian Nomads and the Sedentary World, 359-390. Leiden: Brill, 2005.