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The Armenians in the Medieval Islamic World : Medieval Cosmopolitanism and Images of Islamthirteenth to Fourteenth Centuries.

The Armenians in the Medieval Islamic World : Medieval Cosmopolitanism and Images of Islamthirteenth to Fourteenth Centuries.

Author: Seda Parsumean-Tatoyean
Publisher: Somerset : Routledge, 2017. ©2013.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Dadoyan, Seta B.
The Armenians in the Medieval Islamic World : Medieval Cosmopolitanism and Images of Islamthirteenth to Fourteenth Centuries
Somerset : Routledge,c2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Seda Parsumean-Tatoyean
ISBN: 9781351485746 1351485741
OCLC Number: 1059012180
Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Dedication --
Contents --
Contents of the Previous Two Volumes in This Series --
Transliteration Tables --
Prologue --
General Introduction --
Introduction to Volume One --
Introduction to Volume Two --
Introduction to Volume Three --
Part One: Paradigms of Medieval Cosmopolitanism: The Case of Erznka/Erzinjan-Sciences, Society, and Literature in the Thirteenth Century --
1 The City of Erznka and the Isma'ili Connection --
I. Erzinjan/Erznka and Three Levels of Interaction --
II. The City of Erznka and the Isma'ili Channel --
III. Isma'ilis, Qarmatians, and the Rasa'il Ikhwan al-Safa' or Epistles of the Brethren of Purity --
IV. The Rasa'il: Sources, Objectives, and Content --
V. The Doctrine of Brotherhood and Organizational Matters --
2 Secularization of Knowledge and Sciences: An Armenian Summary of Rasa'il Ikhwan al-Safa' --
I. Yovhannes Erznkac'i and Rasa'il Ikhwan al-Safa' as Model for His I Tackac' Imastasirac' Groc' K'aleal Bank' (Views from the Writings of Islamic Philosophers) --
II. Comparative Study of the Views and the Rasa'il --
A. Classification of the Sciences --
B. Epistemology and Logic --
C. Man's Knowledge of Himself in Accordance with His Nature --
D. Physical Sciences and Metaphysics --
E. The Principle of Causality and Theory of Emanation --
F. Cosmology, Astronomy, Astrology-The Analogy between the World and Man --
III. The Philosophical Writings of Yovhannes Erznkac'i in Light of the Rasa'il --
A. Philosophy and Classification of the Sciences --
B. Concept of Man: Constitution and Status-The Soul and the Body --
C. Man as Soul --
D. The Body and the Relationship to the Soul --
E. Theory of Knowledge --
F. Theory of Morals --
G. Social-Political Philosophy --
H. Cosmology and Astronomy. 3 Project for the Spiritualization and Control of Urban Society: 'Abbasid Caliph al-Nasir's Futuwwa Project as Model for the Constitution of the Brotherhood of Erznka --
I. Caliph al-Nasir's Futuwwa Project and the Constitution of the Brotherhood of Erznka --
II. The Fata, Manuk, Jawanmard, Aqqi/Akhi, and Urban Motifs of Manliness --
A. The Ahdath and Fityan in the Near Eastern Cities --
B. The Armenian Manuks and Manktawags --
III. Caliph al-Nasir's Futuwwa Reform: Ideology, Strategy, and Diffusion in Asia Minor --
A. Al-Nasir's Decree --
IV. The Nasiri Futuwwa and Akhism in Seljuk Asia Minor --
V. The Nasiri Model and the Constitution for the Brotherhood of Erznka --
VI. The Constitution Part One: "Definitions and Canons" (Sahman ew Kanonk') and Kitab al-Futuwwa --
VII. Additional Canons (Krkin Kanonk') Addressed to Manuks and Manktawags --
VIII. The Nasiri Program and Constitutions in the East European Armenian Communities-Fourteenth-Nineteenth Centuries --
4 Urbanization of Culture-The Cultural Significance of the Fityan and Manuks --
I. The Contrast: The Reform Projects and the Realities of Urban Society and Its Culture --
II. The Medieval Urban Artworld --
III. The Urban Coalitions and the Sects: Marginal Communities and Perspectives --
IV. Kostandin Erznkac'i: Two Worlds and Two Natures in Man --
A. The Concept of Love and Christ: Synthesis of Kostandin and the Controversy --
V. Yovhannes and Yakob Manktawag: A Dantean Dialogue --
VI. The Later Kostandin --
Part Two: The Prophet and Islam in Armenian Literature-Seventh to Fourteenth Centuries: Armenian Conceptualization of Islam through Polemics-Apologetics --
1 Life and Teachings of Prophet Muhammad --
I. Early Life of the Prophet-The Migration (al-Hijrah) and the Medinan Period --
A. The Migration or al-Hijrah-Muhammad at Medinah --
II. The Constitution of Medinah. III. The Last Years at Medinah 627/5H-632/11H --
IV. The Message of Islam --
V. Formation of the Early Islamic Community or the Ummah --
2 Islam and the Tradition of Arab-Christian Apologetic/Polemical Literature --
I. Islam and Muslim Apologetic/Polemical Literature --
II. Christian Apologetic/Polemical Traditions East and West-Seventh-Fourteenth Centuries --
A. Circumstances and Contexts --
B. Christian Apologists/Polemicists: Yuhanna or John of Damascus (d. before 754) --
C. Theodore Abu Qurrah (d. 820), Nonnus of Nisibis-The Genre of Letters and Epistles --
III. Western-Crusader Perspectives-Eleventh-Th irteenth Centuries --
3 The Armenian Mahmet/Muhammad --
I. The Cycle of Mahmet Legends --
II. The Armenian Mahmet and His Teachings --
III. Some "Problematiques" of the Armenian Mahmet --
4 Grigor and Matt'eos: Texts and Polemical Strategies --
I. Three Polemical Texts in 1390s by Grigor Tat'ewac'i and Matt'eos Julayec'i --
II. The Role of Late Medieval Monastic Schools in Eastern Armenia --
III. Mongol Times in Siwnik' and Polemical Strategies --
IV. Grigor, Matt'eos and Their Work --
A. Heresy in the Triangle of Reason, Social Norms, and Religion-The Ner or Antichrist --
B. Matt'eos Julayec'i-Life and Work --
V. The Texts and Polemical Strategies --
A. Various Responses to the Questions of the Infidels by Matt'eos-The "Seven Questions" --
B. Grigor, Enddem Tajkac'(Against the Tajiks) and the Sixteen Fallacies or "Molorut'iwns" --
Summary: The Arguments in Volume One --
Summary: The Arguments in Volume Two --
Summary: The Arguments in Volume Three --
Bibliography --


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