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Caspian Sea

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Named after the ancient Caspii who lived on its southwestern shores, the Caspian is the world’s largest inland body of water. Geographically it is a lake, but it is big ...

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Būyids

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 883 words.

The Būyids, or Buwayhids, were a series of kingdoms in the Daylamite region (south of the Caspian Sea) that ruled

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Azerbaijan

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 1695 words.

Situated on the Caspian Sea, between Russia, Georgia, Armenia, and Iran, Azerbaijan gained independence with the collapse of the USSR

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Modern Islam: Central Asia and China

Frederick Denny.

in Atlas of the World's Religions

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 998 words.

THE LANDS from the Black Sea through the Caspian Sea to China have been linked since medieval times by trade

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Kazakhstan, Islam in

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 147 words.

This Central Asian republic is bordered by Russia, the Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and China. Major ethnic groups are

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Azerbaijan

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

Situated on the Caspian Sea between Russia, Georgia, Armenia, and Iran, Azerbaijan gained independence from the failing USSR in 1991

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Būyids

Richard N. Frye.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 764 words.

The Būyids, also called Buwayhids, were a series of kingdoms in the Daylamite region (south of the Caspian Sea) which

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The Islamic Opportunities of Bible Translation

Nile Green.

in Terrains of Exchange

February 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Islam. 13830 words.

This chapter focuses on language-learning and language-exchange as means for the transfer of skills between Christian and Muslim religious entrepreneurs. It uses a case study of Scottish...

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Islam in Russia

Janis Eshots.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 6667 words.

Islam in Russia has a history more than a thousand years long. It can be divided into five major periods: (1) the Khazaro-Bulgarian period (from the appearance of the first Muslim...

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