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Narratives of Khārijite Origins

Hannah-Lena Hagemann

in The Kharijites in Early Islamic Historical Tradition: Heroes and Villains

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474450881
eISBN:
9781399501781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450881.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter Four looks at specific themes in the portrayal of Khārijism during the caliphate of ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib. It maintains that the relevant accounts are primarily concerned with providing an ... More


Historical Setting

Hannah-Lena Hagemann

in The Kharijites in Early Islamic Historical Tradition: Heroes and Villains

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474450881
eISBN:
9781399501781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450881.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides an overview of the main actors and events of early Khārijite history from their origins at the Battle of Ṣiffīn in 657 CE until the death of the Umayyad caliph ʿAbd al-Malik in ... More


Founding Mothers, Speaking Sisters: Lineaments of Community in History

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on Fawwaz’s portraits of early Muslim women, especially those of ahl al-bayt, the Prophet Muhammad’s family and lineage. It highlights her presentations of Alid and early Shi’i ... More


The Religious Sensibility of Naṣīḥat al-mulūk

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/9780748696901.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The concluding chapter to this volume explores the evidence in Naṣīḥat al-mulūk for Pseudo-Māwardī’s religious-intellectual orientation. It discusses his emphasis on the themes of (1) ethical ... More


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