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Sacred place and sacred time in the medieval Islamic Middle East : an historical perspective

Author: Daniella Talmon-Heller
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2020. ©2020
Series: Edinburgh studies in classical Islamic history and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This text offers a fresh perspective on religious culture in the medieval Middle East. It investigates the ways Muslims thought about and practiced at sacred spaces and in sacred times through two detailed case studies: the shrines in honour of the head of al-Husayn (the martyred grandson of the Prophet), and the holy month of Rajab.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1117560998
Named Person: Ḥusayn ibn ʻAlī; Ḥusayn ibn ʻAlī
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniella Talmon-Heller
ISBN: 9781474480772 1474480772
OCLC Number: 1164103033
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Edinburgh studies in classical Islamic history and culture.
Responsibility: Daniella Talmon-Heller.

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