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Ghazw

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Expeditionary raids by Bedouin tribes against another tribe. In modern linguistic usage, the word is used to connote raid, invasion, and aggression. The 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon is...

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Ghazw

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

From an Arabic word that means “to want,” ghazw came to denote expeditionary raids by bedouin tribes against a rival

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Ghazw

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Expeditionary raids by Bedouin tribes against another tribe. In modern linguistic usage, the word is used to connote raid, invasion, and aggression. The 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon is...

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Ghazw

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. 45 words.

Expeditionary raids by Bedouin tribes against another tribe. In modern linguistic usage, the word is used to connote raid, invasion,

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razzia

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 73 words.

European corruption of Arabic ghazw/ghazwa (raid), a common form of pre-Islamic Arabian *warfare where a small band raided

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Ottoman family

Çigdem Kafesçioglu and Walter B. Denny.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; African Art (Sub-Saharan); 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Religious Art; Islamic Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 6707 words.

[Osmanlı]

Islamic dynasty that began to rule in Anatolia in 1281; at its greatest extent in the 16th century the Ottoman empire also included the Balkans, the Crimea, Iraq,...

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Speaking Law to War

Kathleen A. Cavanaugh.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

April 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 11159 words.

The concept of Speaking Law to War addresses the interface and perhaps even more, struggle, disguise and tension between law and power. Even a cursory review of literature which endeavours...

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