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  • Author:
    Farhad Daftary
  • ISBN:
    1845110919
  • ISBN13:
    978-1845110918
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  • Publisher:
    I. B. Tauris In Association With The Institute Of Ismaili Studies (February 20, 2006)
  • Pages:
    296 pages
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    Asia
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Book Overview Farhad Daftary is one of the world's leading authorities on Ismaili history.

book by Farhad Daftary. A comprehensive treatment of Ismaili medieval history in its entirety. It will have great appeal to all scholars of medieval Islam. Farhad Daftary is one of the world's leading authorities on Ismaili history and literature. This important book, by an internationally acknowledged expert in Ismaili studies, introduces Ismaili history and thought in medieval times.

Discussing the different phases in Ismaili history, this book describes both the early Ismailis as well as the contributions of the later Ismailis to Islamic culture in medieval times. A number of chapters deal with key Ismaili individuals such as Hasan-i Sabbah. Other chapters contextualize the Ismailis within the early Muslim societies, in addition to investigating the Ismaili-Crusader relations and the resulting legends on the Ismaili secret practices.

Islamic scientific achievements encompassed a wide range of subject areas, especially astronomy, mathematics, and medicine

A comprehensive treatment of Ismaili medieval history in its entirety Farhad Daftary is one of the world's leading authorities on Ismaili history and literature

A comprehensive treatment of Ismaili medieval history in its entirety. Discussing the different phases in Ismaili history, it describes both the early Ismailis as well as the contributions of the later Ismailis to Islamic culture.

It covers all the main developments in the major phases of Ismaili history, from the early formative period, through the Fatamid golden age and the Alamut and post-Alamut periods, to more recent history. Farhad Daftary, Institute of Ismaili Studies, London is the author of several books, including The Isma'ilis: Their History and Doctrines and The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Isma'ilis.

Discussing the different phases in Ismaili history, this book describes both the early Ismailis as well as the contributions of the later Ismailis to Islamic culture in medieval times. A number of chapters deal with key Ismaili individuals such as Hasan-i Sabbah. Other chapters contextualize the Ismailis within the early Muslim societies, in addition to investigating the Ismaili-Crusader relations and the resulting legends on the Ismaili secret practices.