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The Shiites: A Short History

Heinz Halm - Religion - 2007 - 192 pages
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Etan Kohlberg - Religion - 2003 - 382 pages
Shi'ism brings together seventeen articles reflecting the wide range of scholarly interest in early Shi`ism over the past half century. All major branches of Shi`ism are ...
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Der Nahe und Mittlere Osten

Heinz Halm - History - 1996 - 452 pages
This book provides a detailed description of the history of the Ism l sect and caliphal dynasty, the Fatimids, in North Africa (875-973).
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The Arabs: A Short History

Heinz Halm - History - 2007 - 186 pages
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Fatimids and Their Traditions of Learning

Heinz Halm - Religion - 2001 - 128 pages
The Fatimid period was the golden age of Ismaili thought and literature, when the Shi'ite Ismaili Imams ruled over the vast areas of the Muslim world as the Fatimid caliphs and ...
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An Introduction to Shiʻi Islam: The History and Doctrines of Twelver Shiʻism

Moojan Momen - Religion - 1985 - 397 pages
This book is a general introduction to Shi'i Islam-specifically to Twelver Shi'ism, to which the majority of Shi'is belong today. It deals with the history and development of ...
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Islamic Messianism: The Idea of Mahdi in Twelver Shi'ism

Abdulaziz Abdulhussein Sachedina - Religion - 240 pages
The first comprehensive study of the idea of the Mahdi, or divinely guided messianic leader.
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A History of Shi'i Islam

Farhad Daftary - Religion - 2013 - 336 pages
Shi'i Muslims have played a crucial role, proportionally greater than their relative size, in furthering the civilizational achievements of Islam. Indeed, the Shi'i scholars ...
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Islam in Iran

Ilʹi͡a Pavlovich Petrushevskiĭ - Religion - 1985 - 400 pages
A scholarly and authoritative history of the emergence and growth of Islam in Iran during the early and later medieval periods. This book, by I. P. Petrushevsky, the foremost ...
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