Objects of Translation: Material Culture and Medieval "Hindu-Muslim" Encounter

  title={Objects of Translation: Material Culture and Medieval "Hindu-Muslim" Encounter},
  author={Finbarr Barry Flood},
Ayrica yazar Islam kulturu ile ilgili modern arastirmacinin kalip yargilarini da degistirmesi gerektigi uzerinde durur. Zannedilenin aksine Islam kulturu, bizzat dinin kurgulanisi geregi bu hareketlilik fikrine aciktir. Bunun en onemli gosteren- lerinden biri takviminin peygamberin dogumu ile degil, yaptigi yolculuk hicret ile baslamasi ve her ferdin hayatinin bir doneminde hac yolculuguna cikmak durumunda olusu olarak kabul edilmistir 
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  • E. Vanina
  • History
    Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society
  • 2019
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