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Author Ahmed, Asad Q
Title Islamic Scholarly Tradition : Studies in History, Law, and Thought in Honor of Professor Michael Allan Cook
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2011
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Descript 1 online resource (414 pages)
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Series Islamic History and Civilization Ser. ; v.83
Islamic History and Civilization Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Notes on Contributors -- Bibliography of Professor Michael Allan Cook -- The Scholarship of Michael A. Cook: A Retrospective in Progress -- Introduction -- I. Studies in Early Islamic History -- "Time Has Come Full Circle": Markets, Fairs and the Calendar in Arabia before Islam -- The Waṣiyya of Abū Hāshim: The Impact of Polemic in Premodern Muslim Historiography -- Building an Egyptian Identity -- The Battle of the Ditch (al-Khandaq) of the Cordoban Caliph 'Abd al-Raḥmān III -- Dreams of Hagia Sophia: The Muslim Siege of Constantinople in 674 CE, Abū Ayyūb al-Ansạ̄rī, and the Medieval Islamic Imagination -- II. Studies in Early Modern and Modern Islamic History -- "The Second Ottoman Conquest of Egypt": Rhetoric and Politics in Seventeenth Century Egyptian Historiography -- Ḥabeşī Meḥmed Agha: The First Chief Harem Eunuch (Darüssaade Ağası) of the Ottoman Empire -- "I Entered Mecca . . . and I Destroyed All the Tombs": Some Remarks on Saudi-Ottoman Correspondence -- III. Juridical and Intellectual History -- The 'Āqila in Ḥanafī Law: Preliminary Notes -- Legal Doctrines, Historical Contexts and Moral Visions: The Case of Sectarians in the Courts of Law -- The Legal Status of Science in the Muslim World in the Early Modern Period: An Initial Consideration of Fatwās from Three Maghribī Sources -- IV. Reinterpretations and Transformations -- "I Have Seen the People's Antipathy to this Knowledge": The Muslim Exegete and His Audience, 5th/11th-7th/13th Centuries -- Lex Mahomethi: Carnal and Spiritual Representations of Islamic Law and Ritual in a Twelfth-Century Dialogue by a Jewish Convert to Christianity -- Systematic Growth in Sustained Error: A Case Study in the Dynamism of Post-Classical Islamic Scholasticism -- Index
Bringing together the expansive scholarly expertise of former students of Professor Michael Allan Cook, this volume contains highly original articles in Islamic history, law, and thought. The contributions range from studies in the pre-Islamic calendar, to the "blood-money group" in Islamic law, to transformations in Arabic logic
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ahmed, Asad Q. Islamic Scholarly Tradition : Studies in History, Law, and Thought in Honor of Professor Michael Allan Cook Leiden : BRILL,c2011 9789004194359
Subject Islamic civilization
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Alt Author Bonner, Michael, Jr
Sadeghi, Behnam
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