Muslim Elites in the Early Islamic Jazīra: The Qāḍīs of Ḥarrān, al-Raqqa, and al-Mawṣil

@article{Hagemann2020MuslimEI,
  title={Muslim Elites in the Early Islamic Jazīra: The Qāḍīs of Ḥarrān, al-Raqqa, and al-Mawṣil},
  author={Hannah-Lena Hagemann},
  journal={Transregional and Regional Elites – Connecting the Early Islamic Empire},
  year={2020}
}
  • Hannah-Lena Hagemann
  • Published 24 February 2020
  • History
  • Transregional and Regional Elites – Connecting the Early Islamic Empire
: This paper investigates local and regional networks of power in the province of al-Jaz ī ra during the Umayyad and early ʿ Abb ā sid period. Using a prosopographical approach, it focuses on the office of the q ā ḍ ī as an intersection of imperial and provincial authority, using the cities of Ḥ arr ā n, al-Raqqa, and al-Maw ṣ il as case studies. A comparative analysis of the individuals appointed to the q ā ḍ ī ship reveals some commonalities in their backgrounds, particularly regarding ḥ ad… 
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