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  • ῾Abd al-Hayy (Biography)

    ( fl. c. 1374 ; d. Samarkand , 1405 ). Illustrator and painter . According to the Safavid chronicler Dust Muhammad, ῾Abd al-Hayy trained ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abdali Dynasty (Subject Entry)

    See Durrani Dynasty ...

    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

  • 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

  • Afghānī, Jamāl al-Dīn al- (Biography)

    Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī ( 1838 / 39 – 1897 ) was a writer and Pan-Islamist political activist. Controversial during his lifetime, al-Afghānī has become ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Afghanistan (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Country of some 647,500 sq. km in the middle of the steppe and desert zone of Eurasia. It is bounded on the north by ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Afghanistan (Map) Includes map

    Map of Afghanistan; those sites with separate entries in this encyclopedia are distinguished by Cross-reference type ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Afghanistan (Subject Entry)

    In the nineteenth century Afghanistan emerged as a buffer state between the contending British Indian and tsarist Russian colonial empires. This overwhelmingly Muslim (more ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Afghanistan (Subject Entry)

    Throughout its history, Afghanistan has endured political upheaval and deep social division. Islam serves as one of the few unifying elements in Afghan society. ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Afghanistan, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    Approximately 88 percent of modern-day Afghanistan's population is Sunni; 12 percent is Shii. Islam arrived in the eighth century during the expansion of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • 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

  • 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

  • Alexander the Great (Biography)

    Alexander lived from 356 to 323 b.c.e. and ruled from 336. In the Middle East he generally is known as Alexander the Macedonian. He ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Alexandria Eschate (Subject Entry)

    See Khodzhent . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • ῾Alishir Nava῾i (Biography)

    ( b. Herat , 9 Feb. 1441 ; d. Herat , 3 Jan. 1501 ). Poet and patron . He was active at the ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Architecture (Subject Entry)

    [ This entry contains two subentries: Traditional Forms Contemporary Forms ] Traditional Forms Traditional forms provide images of the past: they enable a group ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Armenia (Subject Entry)

    Republic of [Hayasdan; Hayq; anc. Pers. Armina]. Country in the southern part of Transcaucasia; its capital is Erevan. The modern republic is bounded by ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Asadabadi, Jamal al-Din al (Biography)

    See Afghani, Jamal al-Din al- ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ashgabat (Subject Entry)

    [Pers. ῾Ashqābād; formerly Ashkhabad Askhabad, Poltoratsk]. Capital city of Turkmenistan. Lying in an oasis south of the Karakum Desert, the city was founded in ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Asia (Subject Entry)

    See Central Asia, Islam in ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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