in Journal of Semitic Studies
January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.
The article seeks to explore a corpus of Imāmī Hadīth featuring an encounter between the Shī‘ite Imām Ja‘far al-Ṣādiq (d. 765 AD) and the Abbasid caliph al-Manṣūr (r. 754.75). It does this...