The seventh volume of proceedings of the International Colloquia on the History of Egypt and Syria in the Fatimid, Ayyubid and Mamluk Eras covers the 16th, 17th and 18th gatherings, organized at Ghent University in 2007, 2008 and 2009. True to tradition, the 28 articles deal with a wide variety of scholarly subjects, all revolving around the central theme of Syro-Egypt's high and late medieval history. Topics dealt with include archaeology, architecture, codicology, economic, political, and religious history, as well as belles-lettres. With contributions by C.D. Baker, M. Brett, P.-V. Claverie, N. Coureas, K. Damgaard, J. Drory, J.-Ch. Ducene, Y. Frenkel, H. Halm, H. Hanisch, A.R. Lalani, S. Laor-Sirak, Y. Lev, P. Lewicka, J.-M. Mouton & B. Dayoub, L. Richter-Bernburg, A. Schippers, A. Stewart, J. Yeshaya and Th.M. Wijntjes.