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  • A'ishah (Biography)

    614 – 678 Third wife of Muhammad A'ishah was the third and youngest wife of the Prophet Muhammad. Born in Mecca, she was the ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, The Royal (Subject Entry)

    The Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought is an independent non-governmental institute headquartered in Amman, Jordan, whose ultimate purpose is to serve Islam ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Abangan (Subject Entry)

    The term Abangan is applied to Javanese who identify as Muslims but do not strictly follow the prescribed Islamic practices. They are also called ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

  • Abarshahr (Subject Entry)

    See Nishapur . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abbasid (Image) Includes image

    Muqarnas vault in the so-called Abbasid palace, Baghdad, early 13th century; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abbasid (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between 749 and 1258 . The Abbasids traced their descent from al-῾Abbas, the uncle of ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abbasid Caliphate (Subject Entry)

    The Abbasids were descendants of al-Abbas, an uncle of Muhammad . Abbasid caliphs ruled much of the Muslim world from 750 to 1258 . ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Abbasid Dynasty, Role in Law (Subject Entry)

    The Abbasids (750–1258 c.e .) seized power after a “revolution” that broke out in Khorāsān (Eastern Iran) in 747, under the leadership of Abū ...

    Source: The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Law

  • ῾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

  • Abd al-Jabbar, Qadi (Biography)

    (d. 1024 ) Prominent Mutazili theologian. An adherent of the Shafii school of law, he was appointed chief justice (qadi) under the Buwayhids. His ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (Biography)

    (r. 685 – 705 ) Umayyad caliph responsible for standardizing imperial coinage and collecting a corpus of hadith to be interpreted by appointed faqihs ...

    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-Raziq, Ali (Biography)

    (d. 1966 ) Egyptian qadi, intellectual, and author. Born to a powerful and wealthy landowning family in Minya, Abd al-Raziq received both Western and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • ῾Abd al-Samad (Biography)

    ( b. before 1517 ; fl. c. 1535 – 1600 ). Iranian miniature painter , calligrapher and courtier , active also in India. Trained ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Abd Allah ibn Umar ibn al-Khattab (Biography)

    (d. 693 ) Companion of the Prophet Muhammad and son of the second caliph, Umar ibn al-Khattab . Prominent authority in hadith and law. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • 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

  • 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

  • Abdel Rahman, Omar (Biography)

    (b. 1938 ) Egyptian religious scholar, spiritual guide of al-Jamaah al-Islamiyyah, and radical Islamist. Accused of leading the Egyptian Jihad Organization, which assassinated President ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Abdolkarim Soroush (Biography)

    Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi Abdolkarim Soroush founded one of the most important intellectual movements in Iran. This article traces the development of his thought through three ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

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