Encyclopaedia Islamica (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Encyclopaedia Islamica

Encyclopaedia Islamica

Author: Wilferd Madelung; Farhad Daftary; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
Publisher: Leiden : Brill in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, 2008-
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The 16 volume Encyclopaedia Islamica is due to become one of the major comprehensive reference works on Islam and the Muslim world. A unique feature is the attention given to aspects of Islamic  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilferd Madelung; Farhad Daftary; Institute of Ismaili Studies.
ISBN: 9789004168602 9004168605 9789004178595 9004178597 9789004191655 9004191658 9789004246911 9004246916
OCLC Number: 874036642
Notes: "An Abridged Translation by the Institute of Ismaili Studies of the Dāʼirat al-Maʻārifi Buzurg-i Islāmī published in Persian by The Centre for Iranian and Islamic studies."
Description: volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: V. 1 ʻAbāʼ --
Abū Ḥanīfa. --
v. 2. Abū al-Ḥārith --
Abyānah. --
v. 3. Adab --
al-Bāb al-Ḥādīʻashar. --
4. Bābā Afḍal --
Bīrjandī. --
5. al-Bīrūnī --
Dāʻī. --
6. Dāʻī Shīrāzi --
Responsibility: editors-in chief : Wilferd Madelung, Farhad Daftary.


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