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  • Gabae (Subject Entry)

    See Isfahan . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Gabriel (Biography)

    Arabic, Jibril . According to the Quran ( 2:97–98 ), archangel sent by God to reveal the Quran to Muhammad . Also mentioned as ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Gabriel, Albert(-Louis) (Biography)

    ( b. Cérisières , 2 Aug. 1883 ; d. Bar-sur-Aube , 23 Dec. 1972 ). French architectural historian and archaeologist . He obtained a ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Gadd al-Haqq (Biography)

    (d. 1996 ) Egyptian shaykh of al-Azhar who issued a fatwa declaring female circumcision (clitoridectomy) part of the legal body of Islam and a ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Galiyev, Sultan Mir Said (Biography)

    (d. ca. 1930 ) Tatar Muslim Communist intellectual from Volga who reinterpreted Communism for the Muslim context during the 1917 Bolshevik revolution in Russia. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Gambia (Subject Entry)

    The history of Islam in the present Republic of the Gambia goes back to the days of the medieval empires of Ghana and Mali. ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Gambia (Subject Entry)

    The Republic of the Gambia has had the highest percentage of Muslim inhabitants in West Africa for a long time. According to a survey ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Gambia, A Constitution for the Second Republic of The (1996) (Primary Source)

    The political success of Dawda Jawara—the first leader of The Gambia following the country’s independence—was partly attributable to his manipulation of Islamic symbols and ...

  • Gambia, Islam and Politics in the (Subject Entry)

    Located as a miniature state enclaved within Senegal, the Gambia has a population of approximately 1.6 million, of which about 95 percent is Muslim. ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Gambia, Islam in (Subject Entry)

    Gambia became a Muslim state largely because of the efforts of nineteenth-century Muslim proselytizers and because of the state of peace brought about by ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Gambling (Subject Entry)

    The Quranic expression is maysir ( 2:119 , 5:90 ), but the term often used in Islamic law is qimar . All activities involving ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Games and Sport (Subject Entry)

    Islam recognizes that human beings need to eat, drink, relax, and enjoy themselves. Hanẓalah , a companion and scribe of the Prophet, said “there ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Games and Sports (Subject Entry)

    Islam has long recognized the value of physical activity and recreation as a way to relax the mind and refresh the body. Until recently, ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Games and Sports (Subject Entry)

    Islamic civilization recognizes that human beings need to eat, drink, relax, and enjoy themselves. Hanẓalah, a companion and scribe of the Prophet, said, “There ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Games and Sports (Subject Entry)

    Islamic tradition recognizes that human beings need to eat, drink, relax, and enjoy themselves. Hanzalah, a companion of the Prophet, said, “There is a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Gandja (Subject Entry)

    [ Ganja ; formerly Elizavetpol and Kirovabad ]. Town in Azerbaijan. Located on the Gyandza-chay, a tributary of the Kura River in the Transcaucasus, ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Garden (Image) Includes image

    1. Patio de la Acequia, Generalife, Granada, 13th century and later; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Garden (Image) Includes image

    2. Bagh-i Fin, near Kashan, Iran, 16th century and later; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Garden (Image) Includes image

    4. Chār-bāgh garden, looking back towards gatehouse, Tomb of I῾timad al-Dawla, Agra, 1622–8; photo credit: Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Garden (Subject Entry) Includes image

    Relatively small space of ground, usually out of doors, distinguished from the surrounding terrain by some boundary or by its internal organization or by ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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