Religious Scholars and the Umayyads: Piety-Minded Supporters of the Marwanid Caliphate

Religious Scholars and the Umayyads: Piety-Minded Supporters of the Marwanid Caliphate

by Steven Judd

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134501786
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 198
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Steven C. Judd is Professor of Middle East History at Southern Connecticut State University. He has written extensively on the Umayyad period, focusing on history, historiography, theology and legal studies.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Umayyad Problem in Early Islamic History 1 Umayyad Scholars in Modern Academic Literature 2 The Problem of Sources Part II: The Pillars of Umayyad Piety 3 Al-Sha’bi (d.ca. 103/721-109/727) 4 Al-Zuhri (d. 124/742) 5 Abdallah b. ‘Aun (d. 151/768) 6 Al-Awza’i (d. 157/774) 7 Sufyan al-Thawi (d.161/778) Part III: The Qadi’in Umayyad Society 8 The Function of the Qadi under the Umayyads 9 The NETWORK OF Umayyad Qadis Conclusion 10 The Legacy of Pro-Umayyad Scholars

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