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  • 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

  • Abd el-Krim, Muhammad ibn Abd al-Karim al-Khattabi (Biography)

    (d. 1963 ) Moroccan leader of the Rif Rebellion and Islamic reformer. Eldest son of a notable family in a Berber-speaking tribe of northern ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Adl wa'l-Hasan, al- (Biography)

    See Yasin, Abd al-Salam ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • 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

  • Afa Ajura, Yussif (Biography)

    Hajj Yussif Salih Afa Ajura, ( d. 2007 ), a firebrand preacher, education reformer, and social and political activist, is among the most prominent ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Africa (Map) Includes map

    1. Map of the southern Islamic lands; those countries and sites with separate entries in this encyclopedia are distinguished by Cross-reference type ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Africa (Image) Includes image

    2. Illuminated frontispiece in a typical Koran manuscript, from sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria, 18th–19th centuries (private collection); photo credit: Werner Forman/Art Resource, NY; see Africa, ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Africa (Image) Includes image

    2. Djenné, Mali, Great Mosque, eastern façade, founded 14th century; reconstructed 1907; photo credit: Werner Forman/Art Resource, NY ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Africa (Image) Includes image

    3. Hausa decorated house, Kano, Nigeria; photo credit: Werner Forman/Art Resource, NY ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Africa (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Continent second only to Asia in size with a total area of 29,800,000 sq. km and a total population of 900 million people (UN ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • African Islamic Center (Subject Entry)

    See National Islamic Front (Sudan) ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • African Languages and Literatures (Subject Entry)

    [ This entry contains two subentries: East Africa West Africa ] East Africa Islam was brought to the peoples of eastern Africa mainly by ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Aga Khan (Biography)

    The Nizārī Ismāʿīlī imams since the time of Ḥasan ʿAlī Shāh ( d. 1881 ) have borne the title Aga Khan. The present imam, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Aga Khan Foundation (Subject Entry)

    The Aga Khan Foundation is a private, nondenominational, philanthropic institution established in 1967 by the Aga Khan, the Ismāʿīlī imam, to put into practice ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Agha (Subject Entry)

    In Algeria, chief officer of the Janissaries, who eventually undermined Ottoman-appointed provincial governors. In 1659 the Agha became the ruler of Algeria. Tribute was ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Aghlabid (Image) Includes image

    Mosque of the Three Doors, Kairouan, Tunisia, 866; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Aghlabid (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Islamic dynasty that governed Tunisia, Algeria and Sicily from 800 to 909 . The province of Ifriqiya, roughly corresponding to modern Tunisia, had been ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Aghlabids (Subject Entry)

    Hereditary Islamic dynasty of the ninth and early tenth centuries in North Africa, centered in Qayrawan. Came to power in 800 when Ibrahim ibn ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Agriculture (Subject Entry)

    There are thirty-four countries with both significant agricultural sectors and majority Muslim populations. They form a broad band running from west to east across ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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