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Body Mass Index and the Risk for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: Data From a European Prospective Cohort Study (The IBD in EPIC Study)
OBJECTIVES:Obesity is associated with a proinflammatory state that may be involved in the etiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), for which there are plausible biological mechanisms. Our aimExpand
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FROM POLIS TO MADINA: URBAN CHANGE IN LATE ANTIQUE AND EARLY ISLAMIC SYRIA
La civilisation urbaine qui, en Occident, s'est effondree sous les coups des invasions barbares, a continue a s'epanouir en Orient, mais en subissant des changements qui, en plusieurs siecles,Expand
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Egypt as a province in the Islamic caliphate, 641–868
The Muslim conquest of Egypt followed naturally from that of Syria. In the aftermath of the final Byzantine surrender of Alexandria in 22/642, the most important decision facing ‘Amr was theExpand
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Warfare and poetry in the Middle East
List of Contributors Preface Introduction by Hugh Kennedy 1 'O City Set Up Thy Lament': Poetic Responses to the Trauma of War (Stefan Sperl) 2 The Poem of Erra and Ishum: A Babylonian Poet's View ofExpand
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An historical atlas of Islam
I THE EARLY MUSLIM EARTH AND SKY The World According to al-Idrisi 549/1154 The World According to al-Sharfi 986/1579 Arabic Constellations Star Names used by the Arabs in the Indian Ocean II THEExpand
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Antioch: from Byzantium to Islam and back again
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Muslim Spain and Portugal: A Political History of al-Andalus
List of Maps. Acknowledgements. Note on Names and Dates. Glossary. Introduction. 1.The conquest and the age of the Amirs, 711-56. 2.The Umayyad Amirate, 756-852. 3.Muhammad, al-Mundhir and 'AbdExpand
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