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Things that fly in the Horse
One of the most well known early Islamic works on horses is the Kitāb al-Khayl (Book of horses) written by
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Furusiyya at the Louvre Abu Dhabi
Just  few days after I had booked the flights for a trip to the United Arab Emirates, together with fellow
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Meeting Whistlejacket and Eclipse
“All done from nature”  George Stubbs (1724-1806) himself wrote this sentence on the title page of his work The Anatomy
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On the concept of Hajīn
As I am working on a chapter about gender and horses in Early Islamic Arabic texts I read my way
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International Congress for Young Egyptologists 2019
Thursday August 22nd, 2019 I will be presenting a paper at the ICYE at Leiden University;  Title: Straight Egyptian Arabians:
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Horse sessions at the International Medieval Congress 2019
This year I participated for the first time in the horse sessions at the International Medieval Congress at Leeds University
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Presenting horses at the Current Research in Egyptology in Alcalá, Madrid
Written by Lonneke Delpeut, MA Egyptology From June 17-21, 2019,  the Current Research in Egyptology (CRE) took place at the
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A Famous Desert horse from California
In November 2018 one of my many dreams came true. The opportunity to speak at the inaugural conference of the
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Horses on a Minaret
During my recent trip to Sevilla (Spain) for my participation and attendance of the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies,
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World Congress of Middle Eastern Studies 2018
Tuesday July 17th, Hylke will be presenting her forthcoming paper about the ‘Arabian Improvement Theory’ at the World Congress for
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