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Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

L. Marlow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748696901
eISBN:
9781474422215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This two-volume work represents a textual and contextual study of an early Arabic mirror for princes, the book known as Naṣīḥat al-mulūk (‘Counsel for Kings’) and attributed to the jurist and ... More


Earning a Living: Promoting Islamic Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

R. D. McChesney

in Afghanistan's Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294134
eISBN:
9780520967373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294134.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In that part of Central Asia now known as the country of Afghanistan, the patterns of present-day religious expression and identity were set in the 16th and 17th centuries. The region was a frontier ... More


A Liminal Setting: The Location of <i>Naṣīḥat al-mulūk</i>

L. Marlow

in Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748696901
eISBN:
9781474422215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696901.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter situates Naṣīḥat al-mulūk’s first composition in the geographical-cultural context of the Samanid domains. It discusses late ninth- and tenth-century conditions in the regions of ... More


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