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ʻUmar

Author: Shiblī Nuʻmānī; Jamil A Qureshi; Ẓafar ʻAlī K̲h̲ān
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2004.
Series: Makers of Islamic civilization.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Abridged edView all editions and formats
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"Regarded as the epitome of the just ruler, 'Umar, or Omar - the second caliph - is one of the most significant figures in early Islamic history. His rule (634-44 CE) laid the foundations of an empire that has since defined, both culturally and geographically, the heartlands of the Islamic world." "Shibli Numani's classic account links the military conquests of the period with 'Umar's reforms in law, government, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
biografi
Named Person: ʻUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb, Caliph; ʻUmar ibn al-Khaṭṭāb, Caliph; ʻUmar, Kalif; I ) Omar (Kalif
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shiblī Nuʻmānī; Jamil A Qureshi; Ẓafar ʻAlī K̲h̲ān
ISBN: 1850436703 9781850436706
OCLC Number: 56450460
Language Note: Translated from the Urdu.
Notes: "An abridged edition of Shibli Numani's ʻUmar al-Fārūq."
Edited by Jamil Qureshi; based on the translation by Zafar Ali Khan.
"Published in association with the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 157 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: The conquests: ʻUmar's accession to the caliphate ; The conquest of Iraq and Syria ; The extension of the conquests ; The cause of victory. --
The reforms: Government under ʻUmar ; Civil administration ; Military administration ; Islam and Islamic law ; The treatment of non-Muslims ; The man and his achievements.
Series Title: Makers of Islamic civilization.
Other Titles: Fārūq.
Responsibility: Shibli Numani.
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During Umar's reign an empire was built that defines the cultural and geographical heartlands of the Islamic world. This account - abridged for the non-specialist - links the conquests with reforms  Read more...

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