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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
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.

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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 p. ; 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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"It makes very exciting reading, not only for specialists...but for Islamicists and historians at large." "--American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences"

 
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