The Murder of the Caliph 'Uthmân

@article{Hinds1972TheMO,
  title={The Murder of the Caliph 'Uthm{\^a}n},
  author={Martin Hinds},
  journal={International Journal of Middle East Studies},
  year={1972},
  volume={3},
  pages={450 - 469}
}
  • Martin Hinds
  • Published 1 October 1972
  • History
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies
The murder of ‘Uthmân was an important turning-point in Islamic history, and the story of how opposition in the provinces, particularly Egypt, combined with opposition at Medina itself and brought about the Caliph's death has been repeated many times. Accounts in sources such as al-Tabarî's History and al-Balâdhurîs Ansâb al-ashrâf bring together much transmitted detail concerning this dénouement. Caetani's monumental Annali dell'Islam serves as an extensive compilation of such detail, and… 

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