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Towards a Shiʻi Mediterranean empire : Fatimid Egypt and the founding of Cairo : the reign of the Imam-caliph al-Muʻizz from Taqī al-Dīn Aḥmad b. ʻAlī al-Maqrīzī's Ittiʻāẓ al-ḥunafāʼ bi-akhbār al-aʼimma al-Fāṭamiyyīn al-khulafāʼ

Author: Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Maqrīzī; Shainool Jiwa
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Publishers ; London : in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies ; New York : Distributed in the United States of America and in Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Ismaili texts and translations series (Institute of Ismaili Studies), 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Imam-caliph Al-Mu'izz li Din Allah, founder of Cairo, transformed the emergent Fatimid state from a regional power of limited influence to an impressive Mediterranean empire whose authority extended from the shores of the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. His vision and dynamism contributed to the high watermark of Fatimid success in establishing a Shi'I empire, which contributed to the cultural and intellectual  Read more...
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Maqrīzī, Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī, 1364-1442.
Towards a Shiʻi Mediterranean empire.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris Publishers ; London : In association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies ; New York : Distributed in the United States of America and in Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009279673
(OCoLC)268792643
Named Person: Muʻizz li-Dīn Allāh, Fatimid Caliph; Muʻizz li-Dīn Allāh, Fatimid Caliph
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī Maqrīzī; Shainool Jiwa
ISBN: 9781441644930 1441644938
OCLC Number: 613636235
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 238 pages) : map.
Contents: Introduction --
The Fatimids --
Al-Mu'izz Li-Din Allah --
Al-Maqrizi and the Fatimids --
Establishing thr Imamate of Al-Mu'izz --
Prepations for the transfer to Egypt --
Fatimid administration and the building of Cairo --
Then Began the Year 359 (969-970) --
Then Began the Year 360 (970-971) --
Then Began the Year 361 (971-972) --
Then Began the Year 362 (972-973) --
The Arrival of Al-Mu'izz in Egypt --
Then Began the Year 363 (973-974) --
An account of some news on the Qaramita --
Al-Sanadiqi (Ibn Ḥawshab) --
The final phase of Al-Mu'izz reign --
Then Began the Year 364 (974-975).
Series Title: Ismaili texts and translations series (Institute of Ismaili Studies), 11.
Other Titles: Ittiʻāẓ al-ḥunafā bi-akhbār al-aʼimmah al-Fāṭimīyīn al-khulafā.
Responsibility: translated by Shainool Jiwa.

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