The Fire, the Star and the Cross
By (author) Aptin Khanbaghi
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Fire, the Star and the Cross by Aptin Khanbaghi
Book DescriptionThe first comprehensive discussion of the cultural achievements of non-Muslim cultures in Iran. This book will appeal to scholars and students of religious studies and Iranian history alike and will also be of great interest to political scientists and economists concerned with modern Iran. Contemporary political events have generated a strong interest in minorities in the Middle East. Although today the region is mostly identified with Islam, it has been home to many other great cultures, and the civilization of the Islamic world is itself indebted to the various peoples that the Arabs subdued in the 7th and 8th centuries. Far from fading away after the Arab conquest, the inhabitants of the Iranian plateau and of Mesopotamia were central players in the lives of their regions. However, the magnitude of their contribution to the emergence of the early Islamic world has hitherto been neglected. In this fascinating and groundbreaking study, Khanbaghi offers a comprehensive discussion of those groups that resisted assimilation to the new Islamic order yet continued to participate actively in the socio-political life of their homeland. He concentrates on Iran, which due to its complex religious history offers unique opportunities for the study of non-Muslim communities, specifically of Zoroastrians, Jews and Christians.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845110567
(234mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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These 200 abstracts, in English, Arabic and Turkish, showcase scholarship that examines cities as built (architecture and urban infrastructure) and lived (urban social life and culture) environments.
Interpretations of Law and Ethics in Muslim Contexts, Hardback (March 2012)
This book gives voice to some of the unheard scholars studying law and ethics within Muslim societies; featuring 200 abstracts in 3 languages, it gives access to information about scholarly publications from Muslim contexts in law and Sharia.
Encyclopedias About Muslim Civilisations, Hardback (September 2009)» View all books by Aptin Khanbaghi
This is an innovative reference catalogue of 200 annotated bibliographies and abstracts of encyclopaedias published during the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Material is presented in English, Arabic and Turkish.
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Author Biography - Aptin Khanbaghi
Aptin Khanbaghi is a scholar of Iranian history, based at the Margaret Beaufort Institute, University of Cambridge
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