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Ramadan

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Ninth month of the lunar calendar, during which fasting is required.

See also Fasting

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Ramaḍān

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 20 words.

(Arabic)

Ninth month of the Muslim calendar, ‘the hot month’. During Ramadan Muslims fast from dawn until sunset.

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Ramadan

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 93 words.

Muslim: from Arabic Ramaḍān, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, a sacred month of fasting for Muslims. It

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Ramadan

Claude Gilliot.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 149 words.

Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim lunar calendar, is that of the canonical fast (sawm/siyām), fourth pillar

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Ramadan

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar (the hijrah calendar), is the only month specifically mentioned in the

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Ramadan

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 61 words.

Ninth month of the Islamic year, set aside for fasting. Throughout Ramadan, the faithful must abstain from food, drink, and

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Tariq Ramadan

Jonathan Benthall.

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

March 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 3239 words.

This review of Tariq Ramadan’s The Arab Awakening: Islam and the new Middle East was published in the Times Literary Supplement, 12 October 2012 – at a time when there were still hopes that...

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Ramadan, Tariq (b. 1962)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 1391 words.

is a Swiss theologian and academic who advocates a reinterpretation of Islamic texts. Tariq Said Ramadan calls on believers to

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Ramadan, Tariq Said

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

A Swiss theologian and academic who advocates a reinterpretation of Islamic texts, Tariq Said Ramadan (b. 1962)calls on

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Tariq Said Ramadan

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

A Swiss theologian and academic who advocates a reinterpretation of Islamic texts, Tariq Said Ramadan (b. 1962)calls on believers to establish a new Islam in the West by engaging local ...

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Operation “Blessed Ramadan”

Pesach Malovany, Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods and Ronna Englesberg.

in Wars of Modern Babylon

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Military History. 13493 words.

This chapter deals with the Iraqi Operation “Blessed Ramadan”- The liberation of the Al-Faw Peninsula on April 1988. This battle marked the opening of a new phase of the war, the last one,...

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