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The Regional Context of Upper-Egyptian Sufism

Nathan Hofer

in The Popularisation of Sufism in Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt, 1173-1325

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748694211
eISBN:
9781474416115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694211.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The first Sufis in Upper Egypt appear in the historical record at the end of the Fatimid period.1 By the early Mamluk era the region’s towns and villages boasted some of the most famous and enduring ... More


Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt

Zeinab Abul-Magd

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275522
eISBN:
9780520956537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275522.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Through a microhistory of Qina, a small province in Upper Egypt, this book investigates the history of five world empires that assumed hegemony in this province over the last five hundred years. It ... More


Imagined Empires, Real Rebels

Zeinab Abul-Magd

in Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275522
eISBN:
9780520956537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275522.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction lays out the main argument of the book, provides with the historical background for Qina province, details the theoretical approaches applied in the book, and lists the several types ... More


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