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Excursus: The Founding of an Islamic Rajab Under Fatimid RuleLunar Calendar

Daniella Talmon-Heller

in Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Addressing the pre-Islamic custom of the Arabs to use intercalation for adjusting their lunar calendar to the solar annual cycle, the Qurʾan and the Prophet's farewell sermon are said to forbid the ... More


The State of the Art

Daniella Talmon-Heller

in Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter surveys scholarship about pilgrimage, Islamic shrines, liturgical calendars and the Islamic annual cycle, and some of the typologies suggested by scholars of Islam. It claims that modern ... More


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