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Founding the Fatimid State : the Rise of an Early Islamic Empire.

Author: Hamid Haji
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris & Co., 2006.
Series: Ismaili Texts and Translations.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Covering a major work of one of the most important thinkers of early Islam, this is a fresh translation of a text of inestimable importance to our understanding of Fatimid rule that will appeal to all serious students of early Islamic history and culture. This book, the "Iftitah al-Da'wa", is the most important primary source for the emergence of the Fatimid state in the early years of the tenth century. Its author,  Read more...
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Haji, Hamid.
Founding the Fatimid State : The Rise of an Early Islamic Empire.
London : I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., ©2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hamid Haji
ISBN: 9780857712721 0857712721
OCLC Number: 710975677
Description: 1 online resource (278 pages).
Series Title: Ismaili Texts and Translations.
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Covering a major work of one of the most important thinkers of early Islam, this is a fresh translation of a text of inestimable importance to our understanding of Fatimid rule that will appeal to all serious students of early Islamic history and culture. This book, the "Iftitah al-Da'wa", is the most important primary source for the emergence of the Fatimid state in the early years of the tenth century. Its author, Qadi al-Nu'man, was an official historian of the Fatimids and an eminent exponent of Ismaili jurisprudence - as well as being perhaps the most distinguished and creative.

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