The Sufris of Sijilmasa: toward a history of the Midrarids

  title={The Sufris of Sijilmasa: toward a history of the Midrarids},
  author={Paul M. Love},
  journal={The Journal of North African Studies},
  pages={173 - 188}
  • P. Love
  • Published 1 June 2010
  • History
  • The Journal of North African Studies
This is a study of the history of the Sufri-Kharijite Midrarid dynasty that ruled the Moroccan city of Sijilmasa from 750–976CE. It first considers the historiographical challenges of studying Kharijite movements and Kharijism by briefly analysing its origins and development as well as how these issues relate to the Midrarids. This is followed by an overview of the resource material available for developing a history of this state. The next section provides a sketch of Midrarid political and… 
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