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Founding the Fatimid state

Abū Ḥanīfah Nuʻmān ibn Muḥammad

Founding the Fatimid state

the rise of an early Islamic empire : an annotated English translation of al-Qāḍī al-Nuʻmān"s Iftitāḥ al-Daʻwa

by Abū Ḥanīfah Nuʻmān ibn Muḥammad

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Published by I.B. Tauris, In Association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies, Distributed by St. Martin"s Press in London, New York, London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fatimites,
  • Ismailites -- History,
  • Islamic Empire -- History -- Sources,
  • Africa, North -- History -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hamid Haji.
    GenreSources.
    SeriesIsmaili texts and translations series -- 6, Ismaili texts and translations series (Institute of Ismaili Studies) -- 6.
    ContributionsHaji, Hamid, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP195.I82 N86 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21057337M
    ISBN 101850438854
    ISBN 109781850438854

    The ‘Ubaydi state – which is what they call the Fatimid state by way of deception– was founded in Tunis in AH, and moved to Egypt in AH, where it was firmly established, and its power spread to a large part of the Muslim world, such as Syria and the Arabian Peninsula. WHO WE ARE The Journey that began in a small room on the pavement of Britto Road, Karachi, has gradually blossomed into the largest voluntary health service and has been providing thalassaemia treatment and haematological services along with blood transfusion services in the Sector, Donating thousands of safe and healthy blood bags to thousands of patients for hemophilia prevention, and .

      The book under review, written originally in German by one of the foremost contemporary authorities in the field,(1) is the fullest scholarly treatment of the religio-political history of the Ismailis during the late pre-Fatimid and early Fatimid periods, until the transference of the seat of the Fatimid state from Ifriqiya to Egypt in / Fatimid Empire and the Role of Shi-ism. During the 8th century, Islam spread throughout North Africa much like it had spread throughout the Middle East and Asia: quickly.

    The Imam-caliph al-Mu1izz li-Din Allah (r. ), founder of the city 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. The Fatimid Caliphate ruled North Africa including Egypt. This might account for Colonel Gaddafi’s attraction to this historical unified era. However, the current state of affairs is one thing, and ancient history is another. According to the Sunni belief, the Fatimid Caliphate is an entity that deviated from Islam simply because it is a sub.


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Founding the Fatimid state book author of Iftitah al-da‘wa (Commencement of the Mission), Abu Hanifa al-Nu‘man ad b. Mansur b. Ahmad b. Hayyun al-Tamimi, generally called al-Qadi al-Nu‘man (d. AH/ CE), was the most eminent exponent of Fatimid jurisprudence and an official historian of the entered the service of the first Fatimid caliph-imam al-Mahdi billah (r.

AH/ CE) in. This book, the "Iftitah al-Da'wa", is the most important primary source for the emergence of the Fatimid state in the early years of the tenth century. Its author, Qadi al-Nu'man, was an official historian of the Fatimids and an eminent exponent of Ismaili jurisprudence - as well as being perhaps the most distinguished and creative of all the Price: $ Download This book is the most important primary source for the emergence of the Fatimid state in the early years of the tenth century.

Its author, Qadi al-Numan, was an official historian of the Fatimids and an eminent exponent of Ismaili jurisprudence - as well as being perhaps the most distinguished and creative of all the Fatimid thinkers. Fatimid history is a chapter of both Mediterranean and Islamic history. In the period covered by the book (10thth centuries) profound changes took place in the Eastern Mediterranean affecting the history of the region.

Divided into three parts this study deals with the political history of the Fatimid period, the structure of the Fatimid state and the interplay between state and society.

Get this from a library. Founding the Fatimid state: the rise of an early Islamic empire: an annotated English translation of al-Qāḍī al-Nuʻmān's Iftitāḥ al-Daʻwa. [Abū Ḥanīfah Nuʻmān ibn Muḥammad; Hamid Haji] -- This is an annotated English translation of Qadi al-Nu'man's Iftitah al-de' wa.

This book is the most important primary source for the emergence of the Fatimid. The Imam-caliph al-Mu‘izz li-Din Allah (r. ), founder of the city 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. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Founding the Fatimid State: The Rise of an Early Islamic Empire (Ismaili Texts and Translations) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5.

Founding the Fatimid State: The Rise of an Early Islamic Empire Hamid Haji I.B. Tauris () Rs5, The author of Iftitah al-da‘wa (Commencement of the Mission), Abu Hanifa al-Nu‘man b.

Muhammad b. Mansur b. Ahmad b. The Fatimid Caliphate was an Ismaili Shia caliphate that spanned a large area of North Africa, from the Red Sea in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west.

The dynasty of Arab origin ruled across the Mediterranean coast of Africa and ultimately made Egypt the center of the caliphate. At its height the caliphate included in addition to Egypt varying areas of the Maghreb, Sudan, Sicily, the.

Founding The Fatimid State 作者: Haji, Hamid (NA) 出版社: Palgrave Macmillan 页数: 定价: 元 装帧: HRD ISBN: 豆瓣评分. Emerging from a period of long seclusion, in the year the leader of the burgeoning community of lsmaili Shi’i Muslims was declared the first Fatimid Imam-caliph.

Abd Allah al-Mahdi founded the only sustained Shi’i dynasty [] to rule over substantial parts of the medieval Muslim world, rivalling both the Umayyads of Spain and the. The Fatimid empire was a highly sophisticated and cosmopolitan regime that flourished from the beginning of the 10th to the end of the 12th century.

Under the enlightened rule of the Fatimid Caliphs, Cairo was founded as the nucleus of an imperium that extended from Arabia in the east to present-day Morocco in the west.4/5(1). This book contains a complete listing of the sources and secondary studies, including theses, written by Ismailis or about them in all major Islamic and European languages.

Founding the Fatimid State: The Rise of an Early Islamic Empire (Institute of Ismaili Studies Ismaili Texts and Translations) fatimid studies vol The Fatimid Caliphate was ruled by the al-Fātimiyyūn (Arabic: الفاطميون ‎) dynasty from 5 January to It was an Arab Shi'a dynasty It ruled the fourth and final Arab different times different areas of the Maghreb, Egypt, and the Levant belonged to the caliphate.

Egyptian city of Cairo was made the capital. The term Fatimite is sometimes used to refer to the Capital: Mahdia (), Cairo (). The Fatimid empire in North Africa, Egypt and Syria was at the centre of the political and religious history of the Islamic world in the Middle Ages, from the breakdown of the ‘Abbasid empire in the tenth century, to the invasions of the Seljuqs in the eleventh and the Crusaders in.

The petty remnants of the Fatimid state were brought to a final end by the Sunni Saladin in A.D. FOOTNOTES. Bernard Lewis, “An interpretation of Fatimid History” 2. Bernard Lewis, p.9 3. Zawahir Noorally, “The Fatimid Ismaili Imams and the founding of Cairo”, Ismaili Mirror, Febp.5 4.

Date of Registration of Trust. Febru Date of Incorporation of Emergency Medical Service. Ma Date of Incorporation of Blood Bank and Hematological Services.

The Imam-caliph al-Mu1izz li-Din Allah (r. ), founder of the city 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 Author: Shainool Jiwa.

The Fatimid dāʿīs also succeeded around / in establishing a Fatimid vassal state centered in Moltān, in northern India, where the ḵoṭba was now read in the name of the Fatimid caliphs, instead of their ʿAbbasid rivals.

This Ismaʿili state survived until / when sultan Maḥmūd of Ḡazna invaded Moltān and made its. The book presents little explored aspects of state-society relations such as the Fatimid model of the vizierate, Sunni legal responses to Fatimid observance, and the role of women in prayer.

Highlighting the distinctive nature of the Fatimid empire and its legacy, this book will be of special interest to researchers in mediaeval Islamic history 5/5(1).The Book of Curiosities is a profoundly Fatimid treatise.

Like a tirāz armband, it wears its allegiance to the Fatimid caliphs on its sleeve. This is apparent from the opening dedication, from the blessings heaped on the Fatimid imams, and from the curses flung at the rebels who sought to overthrow them.The Fatimid empire in North Africa, Egypt and Syria was at the centre of the political and religious history of the Islamic world in the Middle Ages, from the breakdown of the 'Abbasid empire in the tenth century, to the invasions of the Seljuqs in the eleventh and the Crusaders in .