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Jelle Bruning

University Lecturer

Name
Dr. J. Bruning
Telephone
+31 71 527 1396
E-mail
j.bruning@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Fields of interest

J. Bruning specializes in the social and intellectual history of early Islamic Egypt. He has worked extensively on documentary sources in Arabic, Coptic, and Greek. He wrote a PhD thesis on the centrality of Fustat during the reigns of the Rightly-Guided and Umayyad caliphs and currently works on a project on Alexandria’s connectedness with other areas in the Mediterranean and Near East in the period 640-968 CE.  J. Bruning is also interested in medieval Arabic literature, medical literature in particular.

Education

Ph.D. in early Islamic history, Leiden University (2014).

 

Academic Publications

For a full list of J. Bruning's publications, see under the tab ' Publications'  (above).

  • “A Legal Sunna in Dhikr Ḥaqqs from Sufyanid Egypt”. Islamic Law and Society 22/4 (2015): 352-374.
  • Review of M. Tillier, Vies des cadis de Miṣr 237/851-366/976: Extrait du Rafʿ al-iṣr ʿan quḍāt Miṣr d’Ibn Ḥaǧar al-ʿAsqalānī (Cairo: IFAO, 2002). In Bibliotheca Orientalis 72/1-2 (2015): 241-243.
  • “A Reused Piece of Paper with a Personal Letter and a List” ( P.Stras.Copt. 20). In Coptica Argentoratensia: Textes et documents de la troisième université d'été de papyrologie copte (Strasbourg, 18-25 juillet 2010), ed. A. Boud’hors et al., 199-205. Paris: Éditions de Boccard, 2014.
  • “Yūsuf b. Ibrāhīm b. al-Dāya (3rd/9th C.): A Study into His Life and Works”, Journal of Semitic Studies 57/1 (2012): 97-120.
  • “The  Tuḥfat al-aṭibbāʼ wa-ḏaḫīrat al-aṭibbāʼ, Ascribed to Ḥunayn b. Isḥāq, and the   ar-Risāla al-Hārūniyya, Ascribed to Masīḥ b. al-Ḥakam: Two Members of One Family”, Zeitschrift für Geschichte der arabisch-islamischen Wissenschaften 19 (2010-11): 195-226.

University Lecturer

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SMES APT

Work address

Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 4
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 0.16A

Contact

  • Bruning J. (2018), The Rise of a Capital: Al-Fusṭāṭ and Its Hinterland, 18/639-132/750 Islamic history and civilization: studies and texts no. 153. Leiden: Brill.book
  • Bruning J. (2018), Developments in Egypt's early Islamic postal system (with an edition of P.Khalili II 5), Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 81(1): 25-40.article in journal
  • Bruning J. (2015), A Legal Sunna in Dhikr Ḥaqqs from Sufyanid Egypt, Islamic Law and Society 22(4): 352-374.article in journal: refereed
  • Bruning J. (2015), Review of: Tillier M. (2002) Vies des cadis de Miṣr 237/851-366/976: Extrait du Rafʿ al-iṣr ʿan quḍāt Miṣr d’Ibn Ḥaǧar al-ʿAsqalānī, Bibliotheca Orientalis 72(1-2): 241-243.book review
  • Bruning J. (16 April 2014), Graan en autoriteiten: De commerciële ontwikkeling van een vroeg-middeleeuwse stad in Egypte. Leiden Islam Blog [blog entry].other
  • Bruning J. (2014), A reused piece of paper with a personal letter and a list (P.Stras.Copt. 20). In: Boud'hors A., Delattre A., Louis C., Richter T.S. (Eds.) Coptica Argentoratensia: Textes et documents de la troisième université d'été de papyrologie copte (Strasbourg, 18-25 juillet 2010). Paris: Éditions de Boccard. 199-205.book chapter
  • Bruning J. (2014), The rise of a capital: on the development of al-Fusṭāṭ's relationship with its hinterland, 18/639-132/750 (PhD thesis. LIAS, Humanities). Supervisor(s) and Co-supervisor(s):Sijpesteijn P.M.PhD thesis
  • Bruning J. (2012), The 'Tuḥfat al-aṭibbāʼ wa-ḏaḫīrat al-aṭibbāʼ', ascribed to Ḥunayn b. Isḥāq, and the 'ar-Risāla al-Hārūniyya', ascribed to Masīḥ b. al-Ḥakam: two members of one family, Zeitschrift für Geschichte der arabisch-islamischen Wissenschaften 19: 195-226.article in journal: refereed
  • Bruning J. (2012), Yūsuf b. Ibrāhīm b. al-Dāya (3rd/9th c.): a study into his life and works, Journal of Semitic Studies 57(1): 97-120.article in journal: refereed
  • Bruning J. (2010), Veroveren met Gods zegen, bekeren zonder zwaard: interview met Hugh Kennedy, Geschiedenis Magazine 45(2): 24-27.article in magazine/newspaper
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