The New Islamic Dynasties
A Chronological and Genealogical Manual 2nd New edition of Revised edition
By (author) Professor C. Edmund Bosworth
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New Islamic Dynasties by Professor C. Edmund Bosworth
Book DescriptionThose coming to the study of Islamic history for the first time face a baffling array of rulers and dynasties in the many different areas of Islam. This book provides a comprehensive and reliable reference source for all students of history and culture. It lists by name the rulers of all the principal Islamic dynasties with Hijri and Common Era dates. Each dynastic list is followed by a brief assessment of its historical significance, and by a short bibliography. Fully updated and substantially revised and expanded for a modern audience, this handbook is based upon Bosworth's renowned The Islamic Dynasties, first published in 1967 and revised in 1980. As well as increasing the number of dynasties covered from 82 to 186, innovations in the new edition include much more extensive listings of honorific titles and of filiations, allowing genealogical connections within dynasties to be made. Key Features: * Only reliable chronological and genealogical listing available * Covers all the areas of the Islamic world including Afghanistan, the Arabian peninsula, Central Asia, East Africa, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, North Africa, Persia, South East Asia, Spain, Syria, Turkey and West Africa * Includes 186 dynasties * Records those rulers who issued coins -- of great interest to Islamic numismatics
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748621378
(244mm x 172mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Professor C. Edmund Bosworth
History of Beyhaqi: The History of Sultan Mas'ud of Ghazna, 1030-1041, Paperback (November 2011)
This is the first complete translation, with detailed commentary, of the surviving volumes of Beyhaqi's massive project. The historian's writings, dealing with the years 1030--1041, combine astute criticism and wry humor with an unobtrusive display of mastery of the learned literature of the time, both in Arabic and Persian.
Ornament of Histories - The History of the Eastern Islamic Lands AD 650-1041, Hardback (February 2011)
"The Ornament of Histories" ("Zayn al-akhbir"), is a hugely ambitious history of the Eastern Islamic lands AD 650-1041, spanning what is now Eastern Iran, Afghanistan and parts of the Central Asian Republics and Indo-Pakistan subcontinent. This title offers an English translation of the original Persian text.
Living Islamic History, Hardback (September 2009)» View all books by Professor C. Edmund Bosworth
This book gathers original research from a range of leading international scholars from the UK, Europe and the USA, throwing new light on a set of topics in medieval Islamic history, Islamic doctrine and practice, and the interaction between Islam and the modern world.
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