xxvi, 385 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Islamic history and civilization ; v. 83.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
"Time has come full circle" : markets, fairs and the calendar in Arabia before Islam / Michael Bonner The Waṣiyya of Abū Hāshim : the impact of polemic in premodern Muslim historiography / Najam Haider Building an Egyptian identity / Petra M. Sijpesteijn The Battle of the Ditch (al-Khandaq) of the Cordoban Caliph ʻAbd al-Raḥman III / Maribel Fierro Dreams of Hagia Sophia : the Muslim Siege of Constantinople in 674 CE, Abū Ayyūb al-Anṣārī, and the medieval Islamic imagination / Nancy Khalek "The Second Ottoman Conquest of Egyp" : rhetoric and politics in seventeenth century Egyptian historiography / Adam Sabra Ḥabeşī Meḥmed Agha : the first chief harem eunuch (Darüssaade Ağasi) of the Ottoman Empire / Jane Hathaway "I entered Mecca ... and I destoryed all the tombs" : some remarks on Saudi-Ottoman correspondence / Samer Traboulsi The ʻAqila in Ḥanafī law : preliminary notes / Nurit Tsafrir Legal doctrines, historical contexts, and moral visions: the case of sectarians in the courts of law / Nimrod Hurvitz The legal status of science in the Muslim world in the early modern period: an initial consideration of Fatwās from three Maghribī sources / Justin Stearns "I have seen the people's antipathy to this knowledge": the Muslim exegete and his audience, 5th/11th-7th/13th centuries / Karen Bauer Lex Mahomethi: carnal and spiritual representations of Islamic law and ritual in a twelfth-century dialogue by a Jewish convert to Christianity / Leor Halevi Systemic growth in sustained error: a case study in the dynamism of post-classical Islamic scholasticism / Asad Q. Ahmed.