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A short history of the Ismailis : traditions of a Muslim community
Despite being one of the key Shi'i Muslim communities, the Ismailis were until recently studied primarily on the basis of the accounts of their enemies. This new introduction is the first to be basedExpand
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The Isma'ilis: Their History and Doctrines
List of illustrations Foreword Wilferd Madelung Preface Note on the text 1. Introduction: western progress in Isma'ili studies 2. Origins and early development of Shi'ism 3. Early Isma'ilism 4.Expand
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A modern history of the Ismailis : continuity and change in a Muslim community
The Ismailis have enjoyed a long, eventful and complex history dating back to the 8th century CE and originating in the Shi'i tradition of Islam. During the medieval period, Ismailis of differentExpand
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The study of Shiʿi Islam : history, theology and law
Contents Foreword by Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi Preface Contributors Abbreviations PART I: HISTORY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY Introduction Wilferd Madelung 1. Reflections on the Expression d?n ?Al?: TheExpand
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The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Isma'ilis
The Isma'ilis in history and in medieval Muslim writings medieval Muslim perceptions of Islam and the Isma'ilis origins and early formation of the legends.
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Historical Dictionary of the Ismailis
This comprehensive new reference work is the first of its kind on the Ismailis and presents a summary of the findings of modern scholarship on the Ismaili Shia Muslims and different facets of theirExpand
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A history of Shiʿi Islam
Preface Note on transliteration, dates and abbreviations 1. Introduction: Progress in the Study of Shi?i Islam Diversity in Early Islam Medieval Sunni Perceptions Medieval European PerceptionsExpand
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Intellectual trad[i]tions in Islam
This work explores the role of the intellect in the legal, theological, philosophical, and mystical traditions of Islam, and of its continuing relevance in the efforts of the contemporary MuslimExpand
Ozet: Bu makale, Fatimi Halifeligi oncesinde ve kurulus doneminde Davet sisteminin yapisini ve faaliyetlerini incelemektedir. Ilk Ismaili Davet, Abbasiler doneminde halk arasinda hosnut olmayanExpand