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Al-Ma'mun

  • Livre Relié
  • 144 Nombre de pages
Treats Al-Ma'mum (786-833) as the product of his age, which was a formative period in the development of Islamic law and theology.... Lire la suite
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Description

Treats Al-Ma'mum (786-833) as the product of his age, which was a formative period in the development of Islamic law and theology. This biography presents him in his many facets: rebel, rationalist, scientist, poet, politician, warrior, inquisitor, and self-proclaimed defender of the faith.

Auteur

Michael Cooperson is Associate Professor of Arabic at UCLA.



Texte du rabat

An insight into the life and times of al-Ma'mum, the Abbasid caliph best known for sponsoring the translation of Greek philosophy into Arabic.



Contenu

Acknowledgements Xi 1 Introduction 1 2 Education 17 3 The First Succession Crisis 39 4 The Second Succession Crisis 57 5 Science and Rationalism 81 6 Defender of The Faith 107 Epilogue 129 Bibliography 133 Index 137

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Al-Ma'mun
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781851683864
ISBN: 978-1-85168-386-4
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Oneworld Publications
Genre: Religion et théologie
nombre de pages: 144
Poids: 330g
Taille: H232mm x B149mm x T18mm
Année: 2005