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Hijaz Railway

William Ochsenwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Hijaz RailwayIntroductionIn 1900–1908, under the leadership of Sultan Abdülhamid II, the Ottoman Empire built the main line of the Hijaz (also Hejaz, ...

Hilli, al-

Sukidi Mulyadi

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Al-Hilli Introduction Hasan ibn Yusuf ibn ʿAli ibn al-Mutahhar al-Hilli, commonly known as al-ʿAllama al-Hilli (d. 1325), was a prominent S...

Historiography

Andrew Marsham

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Historiography Introduction Historiography literally means “the writing of history.” It has two main, related, meanings: (1) the actual pr...

History of Astronomy and Space Science in the Islamic World

Jörg Matthias Determann

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

History of Astronomy and Space Science in the Islamic WorldIntroductionThroughout Islamic history, important rituals have been tightly connected to th...

Hizb al-Nahdah

Allen Fromherz

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Hizb Al-Nahdah Introduction Hizb al-Nahdah, which translates to “Renaissance Party” in English or “Parti de la Renaissance” in French (the sec...

Homosexuality

Samar Habib

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Homosexuality Introduction Western travelers to the Orient furnished writing and observations on same-sex sexual practices in Muslim lands in ...

Human Rights

Abdulkader Tayob

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Human Rights Introduction The study of Islam and human rights looks at the relationship between a specific culture and way of life on the o...

Husayn

Diana Steigerwald

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Husayn Introduction Husayn b. ʿAli b. Abi Talib, the son of ʿAli (the cousin of Muhammad) and Fatima (the daughter of Muhammad), was born, acco...

Ibadiyya

Martin Custers

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

IbadiyyaIntroductionHistorically, the Ibāḍīs (Ibadhis, Abadites, Abadhites, al-Ibāḍiyya, Ibadhiyah) constitute the only surviving branch of the Khawār...

Ibn al-ʿArabī

Alexander Knysh, Ali Hussain

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Ibn Al-ʿarabiIntroductionIbn al-ʿArabi (often called “Ibn ʿArabi”), Muhyi al-Din Muhammad (b. 560/1165–d. 638/1240), was born in Murcia (present-day S...

Ibn Bâjjah

Josep Puig Montada

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Ibn BâjjahIntroductionAbû Bakr Muhammad Ibn al-Saʾigh Ibn Bâjjah was known as Avempace by the medieval Latin philosophers. He was born in Zaragoza aro...

Ibn Baṭṭūṭa

Yousef Meri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ibn Baṭṭūṭa Introduction Ibn Baṭṭūṭa was a Maghribi Amazighi (Berber) traveler, Mālikī scholar, judge, and ṣūfī from Tangier (in present-day Mo...

Ibn Khaldun

Michael Leezenberg

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Ibn KhaldunIntroductionAlthough Ibn Khaldun (b. 732/1332–d. 808/1406) does not appear to have exerted any constitutive influence on any of the founder...

Ibn Rushd (Averroës)

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2010-12-27

Ibn Rushd (Averroës)IntroductionIbn Rushd is considered by many to be the greatest of the Islamic philosophers within the Peripatetic tradition, and h...

Ibn Sīnā

Oliver Leaman

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Ibn Sīnā Introduction Ibn Sīnā (370–429 ah/980–1037 ce) is generally considered to be one of the most creative thinkers within the Peripate...

Ibn Taymiyya

Jon Hoover

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Ibn Taymiyya Introduction Taqi al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya (also Taymiyah or Taymiyyah) was born in 1263 in Harran—in modern southeastern Turkey—...

Ibn Ṭufayl

Marco Lauri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Ibn TufaylIntroductionAbu Bakr Muhammad ibn ʿAbd al‐Malik ibn Muḥammad ibn Tufayl al‐Qaysi (al-Andalusi, al- Ishbili) (c. 1110–1185), also known in th...

Ijtihad

Junaid Quadri

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Ijtihad Introduction To medieval Muslim scholars, ijtihad had a very specific technical meaning relating to the activity of an appropriately q...

Indonesia, Islam in

Fred von der Mehden

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Islam in IndonesiaIntroductionIndonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world, composing approximately 85 percent of its more than 255 millio...

Inheritance

David Powers

Subject: Islamic Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

InheritanceIntroductionThere is arguably no field of Islamic law that reflects the situation in the Hijaz during the lifetime of Muhammad as well as t...

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