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  • Xinjiang (Subject Entry)

    Approximately ten million Sunnī Muslims of various ethnic groups live in China's Xinjiang-Uighur Autonomous Region. Turkic-speaking Uighurs are the most populous, numbering 8.2 million ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Xinjiang (Subject Entry)

    Strategically located in northwest China, Xinjiang is not only China's largest province; it is also one of its most rich in natural resources, and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Yahya al-Sufi (Biography)

    ( fl. 1330 – 51 ). Ilkhanid calligrapher . According to the Safavid chronicler Qazi Ahmad , Yahya studied calligraphy with Mubarakshah ibn Qutb ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Yahya ibn Muhammad (Biography)

    (d. 1948 ) Zaydi imam and political ruler of North Yemen ( 1904 – 48 ). Succeeded his father, Muhammad , as imam of ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yahya ibn Zakariyya (Biography)

    See John the Baptist . ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yakan, Shaykh Fathi (Biography)

    See Jamaah al-Islamiyyah, al- ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yan Tatsine (Subject Entry)

    See Mai Tatsine . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World

  • Yangi (Subject Entry)

    See Zhambyl . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Yanyalı Esat Efendi (Biography)

    Yanyalı Esat ibn Ali ibn Osman Efendi was born in the Epirus region of northwestern Greece. He completed his early education in Yanya and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

  • Yao, Islam and the (Subject Entry)

    The Yao (pl., Wayao) is an ethnic and linguistic group with nuclei in northern Mozambique, southern Malawi, and southern Tanzania, though nowadays the Wayao ...

    Source: Oxford Islamic Studies Online

  • Yaqin, al- (Subject Entry)

    Certainty; certain faith. Muslim mystics often distinguish three ascending levels of certainty in spiritual matters: certainty based on proof, certainty derived from exposition, and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yaqoob, Salma (Biography)

    is a British Muslim of Pakistani descent, antiwar campaigner, national commentator on race issues, and founder of the Respect Party. She was born in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

  • Yaqub (Biography)

    See Jacob ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yaqut al-Musta῾simi (Biography)

    ( d. Baghdad, 1298 ). Ottoman calligrapher . Yaqut served as secretary to the last Abbasid caliph , al-Musta῾sim ( r. 1242 – 58 ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

  • Yarmuk, Battle of (Subject Entry)

    Battle in 637 between Muslim forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid and the Byzantine emperor Heraclius . The decisive Muslim victory led to the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yasa (Subject Entry)

    Written code of general laws said to have been laid down by Genghis Khan in 1206 and thereafter regarded as binding on rulers throughout ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yasa, al- (Biography)

    See Elisha ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yasavī, Aḥmad (Biography)

    Aḥmad Yasavī was the namesake of the Yasavī Ṣūfī order, and a prominent saint of Central Asia known by the monumental shrine built at ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  • Yashruti Tariqah (Subject Entry)

    Reformist branch of the Shadhili tariqah founded by Ali Nur al-Din al-Yashruti . Centered in Palestine, but spread throughout Syria and North and East ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  • Yasi (Subject Entry)

    See Turkestan . ...

    Source: The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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