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The advent of the Fatimids : a contemporary Shiʻi witness : an edition and translation of Ibn al-Haytham's Kitāb al-Munāẓarāt.

Author: Ibn al-Haytham.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London ; New York : Distributed in the US and Canada by St. Martins Press, 2000.
Series: Institute of Ismaili Studies Ismaili texts and translations series, 1
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This personal memoir composed by a medieval scholar reveals an important discourse with two Ismaili leaders who spearheaded the Fatimid revolution in North Africa in 909-910. By reporting the thoughts and activities of Abu 'Abdallah al-Shi'i and his brother Abu'l-Abbas over a period of seven months, Ibn al-Haytham in his Kitab al-Munazarat (The Book of Discussions) provides an unparalleled insider's view to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ibn al-Haytham.
ISBN: 1860645518 9781860645518
OCLC Number: 700302915
Description: xiv, 192, 134 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The historical background. 2. Ibn al-Haytham and the historical sources. 3. The edition of the Arabic text. 4. The translation and notes. --
Kitāb al-munāẓarāt (English text). --
Kitāb al-munāẓarāt (Arabic text).
Series Title: Institute of Ismaili Studies Ismaili texts and translations series, 1

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This work is a personal memoir composed by a medieval scholar in which he records details of his discourse with two Ismaili leaders who spearheaded the Fatimid revolution in North Africa in 909-10.  Read more...

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