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  • Abu Zayd, Nasir Hamid (Biography)

    Nasir Hamid Abu Zayd ( b. 1943 ) is an Egyptianscholar whose views on the Qurʿān provoked controversy in the 1990s. He was born ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Blue-and-white ceramic (Subject Entry)

    Category of ceramics defined by the use, on a white surface, of blue derived from cobalt oxide, the most powerful of the coloring oxides ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Cambodia (Subject Entry)

    The modern state of Cambodia emerged from the ancient Angkor empire, which reached its peak from the tenth to the thirteenth centuries. The empire ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Carpets (Subject Entry)

    Carpet weaving constitutes one of the most well-known Islamic art forms, whether manifested in the more familiar knotted-pile carpets or the larger variety of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Central Asia and China: A Trans-Regional History of Islam (Chaptered Work)

    Central Asia and China share a common history through Islam. While most historiographies of Central Asia and China are still enclosed within imperial or ...

    Source: The Oxford History of Islam

  • Chess (Subject Entry)

    Game comprising 16 pieces and a board divided into 64 squares, colored light and dark. Chess is played by two players, with the opposing ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • China (Subject Entry)

    With 1.2 billion people, China is the most populous country in the world. Its civilization and culture are thousands of years old. Over the ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • China, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    Islam has been in China for over thirteen hundred years, with a current Muslim population of more than thirty million. Muslims first came to ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • China, People’s Republic of (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Located in eastern Asia, the third largest country in the world in area (9,562,904 sq. km) and the most populous (approx. 1.31 billion people, ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • China, People’s Republic of (Map) Includes map

    Map of China; Kashgar has a separate entry in this encyclopedia ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • China, People’s Republic of (Image) Includes image

    2. Mausoleum of the Abaheijia Complex, Kashgar, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, begun 17th century; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom; see ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Circumcision (Subject Entry)

    The rite of passage of circumcision plays varied roles in Islamic society, depending on gender, ethnic orientation, and modern cultural attitudes. There are differences ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Communism and Islam (Subject Entry)

    Communists in the Muslim world have generally proclaimed official atheism and opposed established religious hierarchies. From the 1940s through the 1960s, Communists and Islamists ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Congresses (Subject Entry)

    Although the sentiment of international Muslim solidarity is intrinsic to the faith of Islam, it took no organized form until modern times. In the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Diez, Ernst (Biography)

    b. Lölling , 27 July 1878 ; d. Vienna , 8 July 1961 ). Austrian historian of Byzantine , Islamic and Indian art. He ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Ethnicity (Subject Entry)

    The Qurʿān states in several verses that individuals, not groups, are responsible for what they do, stressing the unity of the Islamic ummah (community) ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Eumorfopoulos George (Biography)

    ( b. Liverpool , 18 April 1863 ; d. London , 19 Dec. 1939 ) . English collector . The eldest son of a ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • An Exposition concerning the Malays (Primary Source)

    The Singapore-based journal al-Imam ( The Leader ), which appeared from July 1906 to December 1908, was the first publication in Southeast Asia to ...

  • Genghis Khan (Biography)

    (d. ca. 1227 ) Creator of the Mongol Empire. Genghis united the Mongol and Turkish tribes of the Siberian steppe in a supratribal military ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Ḥanafī, Ḥasan (Biography)

    Ḥasan Ḥanafī (often spelled Hassan Hanafi), an Egyptian reformist thinker and professor of philosophy, was born of Berber and Bedouin Egyptian ancestry in 1935 ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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