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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

  • 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 (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

  • 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

  • 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

  • al-Hajj, Messali (Biography)

    See Parti du Peuple Algérien ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Al-Qaʿida (Subject Entry)

    See Qaʿida, al- . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • ῾Alawi (Subject Entry)

    [῾Alawī; Filālī]. Islamic dynasty and rulers of Morocco since 1631 . Like their predecessors the Sa῾dis, the ῾Alawis are sharīfs (descendants of the Prophet ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Alawi, Abu Abbas Ahmad ibn Mustafa al- (Biography)

    (d. 1934 ) Algerian Sufi and poet. Joined the Darqawi tariqah during a period of intense French colonization. By 1916 , established an independent ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Alawi Dynasty (Subject Entry)

    Also known as Filalis or Filalians. Family of religious notables who became the royal house of Morocco from the seventeenth century through the present. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Alawi, Mawlay Muhammad ibn al-Arabi al- (Biography)

    (d. 1964 ) Moroccan reformist, educator, and opponent of the French colonial regime. Major figure in the spread of the Salafi reform movement, which ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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