The Resource Orations of the Fatimid Caliphs : Festival Sermons of the Ismaili Imams

Orations of the Fatimid Caliphs : Festival Sermons of the Ismaili Imams

Label
Orations of the Fatimid Caliphs : Festival Sermons of the Ismaili Imams
Title
Orations of the Fatimid Caliphs
Title remainder
Festival Sermons of the Ismaili Imams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
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. Dynamic rulers like the the fourth caliph al-Mu'izz (who conquered Egypt and founded his new capital there) were remarkable not only for their extensive conquests but also for combining secular with religious legitimacy. As living imams of the Ismaili branch of Shi'ism, they ex
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
961.02
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English with sermons in Arabic and English translation
LC call number
BP194.3
LC item number
.W35 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ismaili Texts and Translations
Label
Orations of the Fatimid Caliphs : Festival Sermons of the Ismaili Imams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Preface and Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; PART ONE: INTRODUCTIONS; 1. A History of the Fatimid Khutba; 2. Rhetoric and Themes in the Surviving Khutbas; PART TWO: THE KHUTBAS; 1. Khutba of al-Qa'im: On the 'Id al-fitr, 302 (19 April 915) at Alexandria; 2. Khutba of al-Qa'im: Rajab 333 (March 945). During the siege of al-Mahdiyya. Read by al-Marwadhi; 3. Khutba of al-Mansur: As wali li'l-'ahd (Heir-apparent) on the 'Id al fitr, 334 (6 May 946) at al-Mahdiyya
Control code
ocn710975997
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786000021221
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35931486
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)710975997
  • pebcs085771533X

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