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  • Abd al-Aziz, Shah (Biography)

    (d. 1824 ) Indian Islamic scholar and son of Shah Wali Allah (d. 1762 ), the foremost alim of eighteenth-century India. Prolific author of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Qadir (Biography)

    (d. 1883 ) Algerian independence leader, Sufi mystic, and poet. Born in Algeria to a notable Moroccan family. Became involved in the Algerian independence ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Qadir (Biography)

    1808 – 1883 Military leader , scholar , poet Abd al-Qadir led Algerian resistance to French colonization for nearly two decades. Born in Algeria ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abdali Dynasty (Subject Entry)

    See Durrani Dynasty ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abdallah Khan (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1810 – 50 ). Persian painter and architect. Trained in the apprentice system in royal workshops, he rose through the ranks, ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abduh, Muhammad (Biography)

    1849 – 1905 Egyptian scholar , reformer Many scholars consider Muhammad Abduh the architect of Islamic modernism. His early years included a traditional education ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abduh, Muhammad (Biography)

    (d. 1905 ) Egyptian scholar, journalist, theologian, jurist, grand mufti, and reformer, regarded as an architect of Islamic modernism. Educated at al-Azhar University. Adherent ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdulhamid II (Biography)

    (d. 1918 ) Thirty-fourth Ottoman sultan (r. 1876 – 1909 ). His reign faced overwhelming difficulties: an insolvent treasury, violent nationalist movements in the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdülhamid II (Biography)

    Abdülhamid II ( 1842 – 1918 ) was the thirty-fourth Ottoman sultan ( r. 1876 – 1909 ). A profound political and economic crisis ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Abdülhamid II (Biography)

    Abdülhamid II ( 1842 – 1918 ) was the thirty-fourth Ottoman sultan (r. 1876 – 1909 ). A profound political and economic crisis brought ...

    Source: The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Abu῾l-Qasim (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1816 ). Persian painter . His only known work is a long composition depicting Fath ῾Ali Shah Qajar ( r. 1797 ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abū Zahrah, Muḥammad (Biography)

    Muḥammad Abū Zahrah ( 1898 – 1974 ) was an Egyptian scholar of the Shariah and a biographer of the imams of juristic schools ...

    Source: The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Law

  • Ackerman, Phyllis (Biography)

    ( b. Oakland, CA , 1893 ; d. Shiraz, Iran , 25 Jan. 1977 ) American historian of Iranian art. While studying mathematics at ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Adat (Subject Entry)

    One of the most important elements of Islamic society in Southeast Asia is adat (Ar., ʿādāt ), which denotes refined culture and more specifically ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Adıvar, Halide Edip (Biography)

    Halide Edip (sometimes spelled Edib) was a well-rounded intellectual, reformer, and activist working in male-dominated circles, a somewhat unusual experience for an early-twentieth-century woman. ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Advice (Primary Source)

    Shaykh al-Amin bin ‘Ali Mazrui (Kenya, 1890–1947) was the scion of a long line of religious scholars from the large Mazrui clan, which had ...

    By: Shaykh al-Amin bin ‘Ali al-Mazrui

  • Aesthetic Theory (Subject Entry)

    The absence of a body of written systematic aesthetic theory in Islam before the nineteenth century may be attributed in part to the traditional ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Afghānī, Jamāl al-Dīn (Biography)

    One of the most important figures of modern Islam, Sayyid Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī is considered the founding father of several intellectual and political trends, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Afghani, Jamal al-Din al- (Biography)

    ca. 1838 – 1897 Political activist Jamal al-Din al-Afghani was a political activist and writer, perhaps best known for his role in the Pan-Islamic ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Afghani, Jamal al-Din al- (Biography)

    (d. 1897 ) Thinker and political activist. Born and raised in Iran, although claimed to be of Afghan origin. Educated in Iran and Iraq. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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