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  • Labor Party of Egypt (Subject Entry)

    The only legal Islamist party in Egypt until its suspension in 2000 , the Labor Party was founded as the Socialist Labor Party in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Labor Party of Egypt (Subject Entry)

    Only legal Islamist party in Egypt and from 1987 the leading opposition party. Immediate goal is ending one-party rule and chronic corruption. Links democracy ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Labor Party of Egypt (Subject Entry)

    The only legal Islamist party in Egypt, and from 1987 the leading opposition party, the Labor Party was founded as the Socialist Labor Party ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Lacquer (Subject Entry)

    Two techniques were used to produce what is commonly known as lacquer in the Islamic lands. In the first, lac, the resin-like substance produced ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Lagman (Subject Entry)

    See Khelaverd . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Lahore (Subject Entry)

    City in Pakistan sited at the crossing of the Ravi River and the Grand Trunk Road from Afghanistan to Bengal. Although Lahore is said ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Lahori (Subject Entry)

    See Ahmadi . ...

    Source: The Islamic World: Past and Present

  • Lahoris (Subject Entry)

    See Ahmadis ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Laiklik (Subject Entry)

    Laiklik is a Turkish concept that defines the relationship between the state and religion. It is driven from the French term “ laïcité ” ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Lakhnautī (Subject Entry)

    See Gaur . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Lal (Biography)

    (fl. c. 1570s– c. 1604 ). Indian miniature painter . Probably a Muslim (Arab. la῾l , “ruby”; Hindi lal , “red” or a term ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Lalla Zaynab bint Shaykh Muhammad ibn Abi al-Qasim (Biography)

    (d. 1904 ) Algerian female saint and head of Rahmania Sufi zawiyah. Opposed to French colonial order. Took vow of celibacy, which gave her ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Lamahat (c. 1750) (Primary Source)

    As reformer trained in Sufism, Shāh Walī Allāh (1703–1762) devoted much of his work to healing the divisions between the Sunni and Shīʿī traditions ...

    By: Shāh Walī Allāh

  • Lament in Old Age (Primary Source)

    Considered the founder of Persian-Tajik literature, Abu Abullah Rudaki was the product of an era of enormous artistic and scientific achievement. He was born ...

    By: Abu Abullah Rudaki

  • Land Tenure (Subject Entry)

    Land tenure in the Islamic world is heavily affected by political factors. The three main influences on land tenure are the rules and choices ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Land Tenure (Subject Entry)

    Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, land tenure in the Islamic world was heavily affected by political factors, although this was hardly new. The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Land Tenure (Subject Entry)

    Throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries land tenure in the Islamic world was heavily affected by political factors, although this was hardly new. The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Landscape (Subject Entry)

    Although landscape was never an important art genre in Islamic art, the beauty of nature provided an important source of inspiration for the artists ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Lane, (Edward) Arthur (Biography)

    ( b. 15 Dec. 1909 ; d. ?London , 7 March 1963 ). English museum curator and historian of ceramics . He studied classics ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Lari, Yasmeen (Biography)

    ( b . Karachi , 28 June 1942 ). Pakistani architect . She graduated at Oxford Polytechnic (Dip. Arch. 1964 ) and worked in ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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