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EARLY ISMA "ILI" MISSIONARIES IN NORTH-WEST PERSIA AND IN KHURASAN AND TRANSOXANIA

S. M. STERN

EARLY ISMA "ILI" MISSIONARIES IN NORTH-WEST PERSIA AND IN KHURASAN AND TRANSOXANIA

by S. M. STERN

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Online version of print publication BULLETIN OF THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES v.23, no.1 (1960) : 56-90.

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The study of the earliest periods in Islamic history is made difficult by a lack of sources. For example, the most important historiographical source for the origins of Islam is the work of al-Tabari. While al-Tabari is considered an excellent historian by the standards of his time and place, he made liberal use of mythical, legendary, stereotyped, distorted, and polemical presentations of. The Samanid Empire (Persian: سامانیان ‎, Sāmāniyān, also known as the Samanian Empire, Samanid dynasty, Samanid Emirate, or simply Samanids) was a Sunni [8] Iranian empire [9] from to The empire was centered in Khorasan and Transoxiana during its existence; at its greatest extent, the empire encompassed all of today's Afghanistan, large parts of Iran, Tajikistan.

  Academic Article -- Introduction Just over a century after the Fatimids had established their caliphate in North Africa in AH / CE, and four decades after the transfer of their capital to Cairo in AH / CE, the Abbasid caliph al-Qadir bi'llah (r. AH / CE) issued what became known in Muslim historiography as the Baghdad. (18) Sulṭán Salím’s second letter to Sháh Isma‘íl, in Persian and undated, pp. In this letter Salím lays claim to the Caliphate, accuses Sháh Isma‘íl and his family of heresy and immorality, and calls on him to repent and suffer Persia to be annexed to the Ottoman dominions.

  -riyad, a book that propounds the early Isma'ili cosmology. Hamid al-Din al-Kirmani, a prominent Ismaili da’i or missionary, was one of the most learned Ismaili theologians and philosophers of the Fatimid period. Al-Kirmani rose to prominence during the . Qur’an (Koran) The Muslim holy book, believed to record actual words of The god revealed to Muhammad commencing in and concluding shortly before Prophet’s death in Ka‘ba The shrine of Black The stone at Mecca. The Ka‘ba is believed to have been built by The abraham and Ishmael, and is holiest site of Islam.


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EARLY ISMA "ILI" MISSIONARIES IN NORTH-WEST PERSIA AND IN KHURASAN AND TRANSOXANIA by S. M. STERN Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE EARLY ISMA'ILI MISSIONARIES IN NORTH-WEST PERSIA AND IN KHURASAN AND TRANSOXANIA By S. STERN (PLATE I) (1) NORTH-WEST PERSIA N a book to be entitled Early Ismd'zlism I shall argue in some detail that the Isma'lli movement began about the middle of the third/ninth century.

centres of Isma'ili activity (see S. Stern, The early Isma'ili missionaries in North-West Persia and in Khurasan and Transoxania, in BSOAS, xxiii (), ). A convert of al-Nasafi [q.v.], one of the da'is of Khurasan and Transoxania, was the first to carry the propaganda to Sidjistan, probably in the early decades of the 4th/10th century.

In Khurasan Nishapur and later Marw al-Rudh became centres of Isma'ili activity (see S. Stern, The early Isma'ili missionaries in North-West Persia and in Khurasan and Transoxania, in BSOAS, xxiii (), ). A convert of al-Nasafi [q.v.], one of the da'is of Khurasan and Transoxania, was the first to carry the propaganda to Sidjistan.

— — ‘The Early Isma‘ili Missionaries in North-West Persia and in Khurasan and Transoxania ’, BSOAS, 23 (), pp. 56–90; reprinted in his Studies, pp. – — — ‘New Information about the Authors of the Epistles of the Sincere Brethren’, Islamic Studies, 4 (), pp.

– —— ‘The Early Isma‘ili Missionaries in North–West Persia and in Khurasan and Transoxania ’, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 23 (), pp. 59–60, reprinted in his Studies, pp. – —— ‘Cairo as a Center of the Isma‘ili Movement’, Colloque international sur l’histoire du Caire.

‘The Early IsmÁ‘ÐlÐ Missionaries in North-West Persia and in KhurÁsÁn and Transoxania’, in Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, XXIII, no. 1 (),   centres of Isma'ili activity (see S. Stern, The early Isma'ili missionaries in North-West Persia and in Khurasan and Transoxania, in BSOAS, xxiii (), ).

A convert of al-Nasafi [q.v.], one of the da'is of Khurasan and Transoxania, was the first to carry the propaganda to Sidjistan, probably in the early decades of the 4th/10th century. The early Isma ili missionaries in North-West Persia and in Khurasan and Tansoxania, Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, vol, Pp.

Tritton, A.S., Theology and Philosophy of the Isma ilis, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Socity,pp. The capable leader who led the massive revolt in Khurasan (Persia) against Benu Umayya leading to their extinction.

Dynasty of Isma'ili-Shi'a rulers who ruled in Egypt for several centuries and established Al-Azhar University. active in Islamic missionary work, builder of Fas. Ih'yaa: Being awake all night in prayer and Du'aa.

‘Daftary’s book is a landmark on Isma’ili historical studies; it will be the principal source of reference on the subject for years to come.’ David O.

Morgan Source: History ‘[Daftary] provides a massively documented reference for all phases of the long, complex history of the Isma’ilis.’. An illustration of an open book.

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Fatimids -Encyclopaedia Iranica - Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. Farhad Daftary. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. STERN: The early Isma'ili missionaries in north-west Persia and in Khurasan and Transoxania 56 R.

SAVORY: The principal offices of the Safawid state during the reign of Ism'il I (/). 91 R. TURNER: Indo-Arica IV. The Pre-Fatimid (Yaman) and Fatimid Periods. The aim of this article [1] is to establish historically the Isma’ili da’wah prior to the development of the Ginanic da’wah.

[2] The period under study is from AH/ CE — AH/ CE. The earliest contact of Isma’ili da’wah with the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent was well before the Fatimid empire was established. Request PDF | A Survey of Ismaili Studies Part 1: Early Ismailism and Fatimid Ismailism: A Survey of Ismaili Studies Part 1 | This article discusses the major scholarly developments in the study.

– Executions of the Persian Isma‘ili Philosophers. In this very same period, the great Persian Isma‘ili philosophers – Ahmad al-Nasafi, Abu Hatim al-Razi, and Abu Ya‘qub al-Sijistani – formulated the intellectual and philosophical dimensions of Isma‘ili thought and doctrine. You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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