Publications by Type: Journal Articles

Amitai, Reuven. “Mamluks of Mongol Origin and their Role in Early Mamluk Political Life.” Mamluk Studies Review 12, no. 1 (2008): 119-137.
Amitai, Reuven. “Diplomacy and the Slave Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean: A Re-examination of the Mamluk-Byzantine-Genoese Triangle in the Late Thirteenth Century in Light of the Existing Early Correspondence.” Oriente Moderno 87, no. 2 (2008): 349-368.Abstract

Special issue entitled: Les relations diplomatiques entre le monde musulman et l’occident latin (XII e -XVI e siècle) , ed. Denise Aigle and Pascal Buresi

Amitai, Reuven. “An Arabic Biographical Notice of Kitbughā, the Mongol General Defeated at 'Ayn Jālūt.” Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam 33 (2007): 219-234.Abstract

Classical and South Asian Islam: Essays in Honour of Yohanan Friedmann

Amitai, Reuven. “A Mongol Governor of al-Karak in Jordan?: A Re-examination of an Old Document in Mongolian and Arabic.” Zentralasiatische Studien 36 (2007): 263-275.
Amitai, Reuven. “The Conquest of Arsūf by Baybars: Political and Military Aspects.” Mamluk Studies Review 9 (2005): 61-83.
Amitai, Reuven. “Did Chinggis Khan have a Jewish Teacher? An Examination of an Early Fourteenth Century Arabic Text.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 124, no. 4 (2004): 691-705.
Amitai, Reuven. “The Fall and Rise of the `Abbasid Caliphate.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 116, no. 3 (1996): 487-494.Abstract

Review article of S. Heidemann, Das Aleppiner Kalifat (AD 1261): vom Ende des Kalifates in Bagdad über Aleppo zu den Restaurationen in Kairo (Leiden, 1994).

Amitai, Reuven. “Ghazan, Islam and Mongol Tradition: A View from the Mamluk Sultanate.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 59 (1996): 1-10.Abstract

Reprinted in G.R. Hawting, editor. Muslims, Mongols and Crusaders: An Anthology of Articles Published by the Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.

Persian translation: “Ghāzān, islām va sunnat - i mughūl az dīd - i salāṭ in- i mamlūk,” in Hujūm -i mughūl bi īrān va payāmad - hā - yi ān . Tehran: Dānishgāh - i Shahīd - i Bihishtī, 1379. 1287-1315.

Amitai, Reuven. “Arabic Sources for the History of the Mongol Empire.” Mongolica 5, no. 20 (1994): 99-105.Abstract

The Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of Mongolists (Ulaan Baatar, 11-15 August 1992).

Amitai, Reuven. “An Exchange of Letters in Arabic between Abaγa Ilkhan and Sultan Baybars (A.H. 667 / A.D. 1268- 9).” Central Asiatic Journal 38 (1994): 11-33.
Amitai, Reuven. “A Fourteenth Century Mamluk Inscription from Rural Palestine.” Israel Exploration Journal 44 (1994): 234-42.
Amitai, Reuven. “`Ayn Jālūt Revisited.” Tārīḫ (Philadelphia) 2 (1992): 119-150.Abstract

Reprinted in John France (Ed.), Medieval Warfare 1000-1300, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006.

Amitai, Reuven. “Mamluk Perceptions of the Mongol - Frankish Rapprochement.” Mediterranean Historical Review 7 (1992): 50-65.
Amitai, Reuven. “Evidence for the Early Use of the Title Ilkhan among the Mongols.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 3, no. 1 (1991): 353-362.
Amitai, Reuven, and Nitzan Amitai-Preiss. “Two Notes on the Protocol on Hülegü’s Coinage.” Israel Numismatic Journal 10 (1991): 117-128.
Amitai, Reuven. “In the Aftermath of `Ayn Jalut: The Beginnings of the Mamluk-Ilkhanid Cold War.” Al-Masaq: Studie Arabo-Islamica Mediterranea 3 (1990): 1-21.
Amitai, Reuven. “The Remaking of the Military Elite of Mamluk Egypt by al-Nasir Muhammad b. Qalawun.” Studia Islamica 72 (1990): 145-163.
Amitai, Reuven. “Notes on the Ayyubid Inscriptions at al-Subayba (Qal`at Nimrud).” Dumbarton Oaks Papers 43 (1989): 113-119.
Amitai, Reuven. “Mamluk Espionage among Mongols and Franks.” Asian and African Studies 22 (1988): 173-181.