Franklin

Ismaili and Fatimid studies in honor of Paul E. Walker / edited by Bruce D. Craig.

Publication:
Chicago : Middle East Documentation Center, 2010.
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Book
xix, 214 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Chicago studies on the middle east
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Subjects:
Ismailites -- History.
Fatimites -- History.
Language:
Engish and Arabic.
Contents:
Hidden imams and mahdis in Ismaili history / Farhad Daftary
Kawn al-ʻalam: the cosmogony of the Ismaʻili daʻi Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Nasafi / Wilferd Madelung
Maqriziana XII. evaluating the sources for the Fatimid period: Ibn al-Maʻmun al-Baṭāiḥī's history and its use by al-Maqrizi (with a critical edition of his résumé for the years 501-515 a.h.) / Frédéric Bauden
Sources for al-Qaḍi al-Nuʻman's works and their authenticity / Ismail K. Poonawala
Was Naṣir-e Khusraw a great poet and only a minor philosopher? Some critical reflections on his doctrine of the soul / Daniel De Smet
A Shiʻi-Muʻtazili poem of al-Ṣaḥib b. ʻAbbad (d. 385/995) / Maurice A. Pomerantz
An illustration of the Caliph al-Ḥakim together with his astronomer/astrologer Ibn Yunus / David A. King
The Almohads and the Fatimids / Maribel Fierro
Church building, repair, and destruction in Fatimid Egypt / Marlis J. Saleh
Urban violence at Baghdad in the rivalry between the Abbasid and Fatimid caliphates / Abbas Hamdani.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Walker, Paul Ernest, 1941-
Craig, Bruce D.
ISBN:
097081996X
9780970819963 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
657223824
Publisher Number:
99953631138