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AbbasI

Overview page. Subjects: History — Islam.

(1557–1628)

Shah of Persia (1588–1628). He ended an inherited war with the Ottomans by conceding territory (1590) in order to free himself to drive the Uzbek Turks from...

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ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Dihlawī, an Accidental Revivalist: Knowledge and Power in the Passage from Delhi to Makka

Scott Kugle.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 2008; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 23155 words.

ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Muḥaddith Dihlawī (d. 1642) was a renowned Islamic reformer in Mughal Delhi. His life is well documented in hagiographic and biographic records. This study argues that ʿAbd...

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Abd al-Krim

Overview page. Subjects: History — Islam.

(b. 1882, d. 5 Feb. 1963).

Moroccan nationalist leader Born in Agadir, he became a newspaper editor and rose through the ranks of the Spanish administration of northern Morocco to...

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ʿAbd al-Malik

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Islam.

(r. 685–705)

Umayyad caliph responsible for standardizing imperial coinage and collecting a corpus of hadith to be interpreted by appointed faqihs (Muslim jurists), causing hadith...

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‘ABD AL-RAḤMĀN AL-KAWĀKIBĪ'S REFORMIST IDEOLOGY, ARAB PAN-ISLAMISM, AND THE INTERNAL OTHER<sup>1</sup>

JOSEPH G. RAHME.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

May 1999; p ublished online May 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 0 words.

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Abdul Aziz ibn Saud

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(b. 24 Nov. 1880, d. 9 Nov. 1953).

King of Saudi Arabia 1932–53 Born in Riyadh of the Wahabi dynasty, he was forced into exile in Kuwait in 1902. From there, he organized and led a...

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Abdullah Bin-Abd-al-Aziz Al Saud

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — Islam.

(b. 1926).

King of Saudi Arabia 2005–  Born in Riyadh as the son of Abd-al Aziz ibn Saud, he was educated at the court. In 1962 he became commander of the National Guard, and in...

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Abraha

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Ruled in sixth-century Yemen on behalf of the Negus of Abyssinia. Attacked Mecca in 570. His assault was, according to the Quran (surah 105), foiled by God, who sent a flock of birds that...

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Kirsten E. Schulze.

in Journal of Islamic Studies

January 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Islam; Regional and Area Studies. 1215 words.

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