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Umayyads, The

Abdulhadi Alajmi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

The Umayyads Introduction The study of Umayyad history (661–750 ce/41–132 ah) is one of the most important subjects of Islamic history and over...


Natana DeLong-Bas

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Wahhabism Introduction Wahhabism properly refers to the 18th-century revival and reform movement begun in the region of Najd, in what is to...

Women in Islam

Marcia Hermansen, Barbara von Schlegell

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Women in Islam Introduction The study of women in Islam has expanded rapidly in recent decades. Reviewing normative Islamic injunctions abo...

Yemen, Islam in

Daniel Martin Varisco

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in Yemen Introduction Yemen plays a prominent role in the early history of Islam. The Christian Yemeni king Abraha is said to have at...


Daniel Peterson

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Zaydiyya Introduction The Zaydiyya are a branch of Shi’i Islam, often termed “moderate” or even “the practical group of the Shi’a,” that diverg...

ʿAbduh, Muhammad

Sukidi Mulyadi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Muhammad ʿAbduh Introduction Muhammad ʿAbduh (b. 1849–d. 1905) was a chief reformer in the movement of Islamic reform that sprang from Egypt in t...

ʿAlī Ibn Abī Ṭālib

Moojan Momen, Omid Ghaemmaghami

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

ʿAlī Ibn Abī Ṭālib Introduction ʿAlī (c. 600–661) was the cousin, and at various times in his life, foster-brother, foster-son, and son-in-law...

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