ISBN-10:
1845110919
ISBN-13:
9781845110918
Pub. Date:
02/20/2006
Publisher:
I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Ismailis in Medieval Muslim Societies: A Historical Introduction to an Islamic Community

Ismailis in Medieval Muslim Societies: A Historical Introduction to an Islamic Community

by Farhad Daftary

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845110918
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 02/20/2006
Series: Introductions to Religion Series
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.74(w) x 8.72(h) x 1.14(d)

About the Author

Farhad Daftary is Head of the Department of Academic Research and Publications at the Institute of Ismaili Studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction * Diversity in Islam: Communities of Interpretation * The Earliest Ismailis * A Major Schism in the Early Ismaili Movement * The Ismaili Da'wa outside the Fatimid Dawla * Intellectual Life among the Ismailis: An Overview * Ali in Classical Ismaili Theology * Persian Historiography of the Early Nizari Ismaili Movement * Hasan-I Sabbath and the origins of the Nizari Ismaili Movement * The Ismailis and the Crusaders: History and Myth * Nasir al-Din Tusi and the Ismailis of the Alamut Period * Ismaili-Sufi Relations in Early Pots-Alamut and Safavid Persia * Shah Tahir and the Nizari Disguises * Bibliography * Index

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