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An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire

Author: Jamel Velji
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Series: Edinburgh studies in Islamic apocalypticism and eschatology, 1
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book investigates the ways in which a medieval Islamic movement harnessed Quranic visions of utopia to construct one of the most brilliant and lasting empires in Islamic history (979-1171).

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamel Velji
ISBN: 9780748690886 0748690883 9780748690893 0748690891 9780748690909 0748690905
OCLC Number: 955180647
Description: 1 Band.
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in Islamic apocalypticism and eschatology, 1
Responsibility: Jamel Velji.

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"An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire makes a compelling case for the prominence of messianic hopes and eschatological expectations in the rise and early rule of the Fatimids." -- Mehdy Read more...

 
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