Arabic Ismaili Manuscripts: The Zahid Ali Collection

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I.B.Tauris, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 215 pages
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This work represents a brilliant corpus of Islamic manuscripts devoted to the theological, philosophical, and historical traditions of the Fatimid, post-Fatimid Yemeni as well as Indian-Ismaili literature. The catalog, with its 179 annotated entries which examine the literary and doctrinal aspects of these manuscripts, features incipits in Arabic for each entry and is supported by indices in both Arabic and Latin scripts. The work is fully illustrated and enriched by a comprehensive contextualizing introduction.

Published by I.B.Tauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies.

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Delia Cortese is Lecturer in Religious and Islamic Studies at Middlesex University and is affiliated to the Institute of Ismaili Studies in London

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