A History of Muslim Historiography

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Brill Archive, 1968 - Historians - 656 pages
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Contents

IIBackground and environment
18
III The basic forms of Muslim historiography
66
PART THREE
87
IV The contents of historical works
99
VThe mixed forms of historical writing
129
VTArtistic forms of historical writing
176
VIIThe historical novel
186
VIIIAn evaluation of Muslim historiography
194
Misers and spongers
432
Lovers
433
The Qurasites and other special families
434
Clients
435
Men connected with the science of hadit
446
Mujams and maSyahahs
451
Works on men of a particular name
454
Biographies of particular individuals
455

IXAlljis Tuhfah
201
XAlKafiyajis Short Work on Historiography
245
XIAsSahawis IHdn
263
XIAsSahawis Man cotd I A linguistic definition of tarih
271
A definition of tarih as a technical term
273
The goal of the occupation with history
332
The evidence in favor of history
338
The qualifications required of historians
358
The introduction of the Muslim era
378
The works on history
388
Muhammad
393
Stories of the prophets
403
The men around Muhammad
404
The caliphs
406
The kings of Islam
411
Wazirs
412
Secretaries
413
Amirs 4I4 9 Jurists
414
Quran readers
420
Hadit experts
421
Historians
422
Litterateurs
423
Servants of God and Sufis
425
Judges
427
Singers
428
Afrdf
429
XI AsSahawis IHdn cotd 27 Innovators
430
Siah
431
Local histories
457
Geographical works
486
Straight historical works
488
b Histories of events and dates of death
490
Biographical works
499
An alphabetical list of historians
501
Works on dates of death
511
e Miscellaneous works Travels
515
The chief representatives of personality criticism
516
XII Taskopriizadeh on historiography
530
Translation
531
1 Ibn Farigun Jawdmi alulum
539
2 Fahraddin arRazi Haddiq alanwdr
540
3 Ibn alAdim Bugyat attalab
541
4 Ibn Sina ifd
542
5 AlMaqrizi alHabar an albaSar
543
7 Ibn alAdim Bugyat attalab
544
8 Abu Zakariya alAzdi History of Mosul
545
9 AlGumri Dahirah
546
10 AlKafiyaji alMuhtasar fi Him attarih
547
11 AdDahabi Mujam and Tabaqdt alqurrd
580
12 Ibn Hajar lnba
582
13 Ibn alMulaqqin Iqd
584
16 AsSahawi alJawdhir waddurar
586
17 AsSilafi Mujam
610
Index of proper names
612
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