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short history of the Ismailis

traditions of a Muslim community

by Farhad Daftary

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ismailites -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFarhad Daftary.
    SeriesIslamic surveys
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP195.I8 D36 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22378021M
    ISBN 100748609040, 0748606874
    LC Control Number98022131

    An authority in Ismaili studies, his publications include A Short History of the Ismailis(), The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Ismailis (), and Ismaili Literature (). Dr Daftary's books have been translated into Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu and numerous European : $ The Institute of Ismaili Studies is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee, registered company No. (England/Wales). Registered Charity Number. Registered Office: The Institute of Ismaili Studies, Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside St, King's Cross, London, N1C 4DN | Phone Number +44 (0) 20 | Fax Number +44 (0)

    Farhad Daftary (Persian: فرهاد دفترى ‎) (born ) is co-director and head of the Department of Academic Research and Publications at the Institute of Ismaili Studies.. Daftary received his Ph.D. in from the University of California, is a consulting editor of the Encyclopædia Iranica, co-editor (with W. Madelung) of the Encyclopædia Iranica, and the general.   The Shia Ismaili Muslims are a community of ethnically and culturally diverse peoples living in over 25 countries around the world, united in their allegiance to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan (known to the Ismailis as Mawlana Hazar Imam), the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) and direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).

    Ismaili Literature (), A Modern History of the Ismailis (), Historical Dictionary of the Ismailis (), A History of ShiH Islam (), as well as many articles and encyclopaedia entries. Dr Daftary’s books have been translated into Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu, .   Buy a cheap copy of Islam: A Short History book by Karen Armstrong. The picture of Islam as a violent, backward, and insular tradition should be laid to rest, says Karen Armstrong, bestselling author of Muhammad and A History of Free shipping over $/5(5).


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The study of Ismailism began to be revolutionized from the s, with the recovery of a large number of Ismaili texts preserved in private collections. A Short History of the Ismailis brings together the results of modern scholarship on the highlights of Ismaili history and doctrines within the broader contexts of Islamic history and Shi'i thought.4/5(4).

Farhad Daftary, Co-Director and Head of Department of Academic Research and Publications at the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London is the author of several books, including The Isma'ilis: Their History and Doctrines and The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Isma'ilis/5(2).

This introduction to Ismaili history takes account of recently recovered Ismaili texts. It covers the main developments in the major phases of Ismaili history, from the Despite being of the key Shi'i Muslim communities, the Ismailis have generally been studied primarily on the basis of the accounts of their enemies, such as Sunni polemicists and the Crusader chroniclers/5.

A Short History of the Ismailis: Traditions of a Muslim Community (New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys) 1st Edition by4/5(4).

A Short History short history of the Ismailis book the Ismailis: Traditions of a Muslim Community by Farhad Daftary () Mass Market Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 4 ratings See all 11 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions4/5(4).

A Short History of the Ismailis by Farhad Daftary The Ismailis represent the second largest Shi‘i Muslim community after the Ithna‘asharis (Twelvers) and are today resident as religious minorities in more than 25 countries in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe and North America.

Launch of the first IIS publication translated into Gujarati. Farhad Daftary, Associate Director and Head of the Department of Academic Research and Publications at the IIS, was recently in Mumbai, India, for the launch of the Gujarati translation of his book A Short History of the Ismailis.

The translation, titled, Ismailio-no Tunk Ittihaas, was done by Jehangir Alibhai Merchant and. A Short History of the Ismailis brings together the results of this scholarship on the highlights of Ismaili history and doctrines within the broader contexts of Ismaili history and Shi‘i thought.

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 based on modern scholarship, taking account of recently recovered Ismaili : Farhad Daftary. A major Shi'i Muslim community with a long and eventful history, the Ismailis were until recently studied primarily on the basis of the accounts of their enemies, including the Sunni polemicists; and the Crusader chroniclers.

As a result, a host of legends were disseminated on the teachings and practices of the Ismailis. The study of Ismailism began to be revolutionised from the s, with.

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 based on modern scholarship, taking account of recently recovered Ismaili texts. BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SHIA ISMAILI IMAMS BY MUMTAZ ALI TAJDDIN SADIK A LI [ Karachi, ] Email: [email protected] Size: 1MB.

A Short History of the Ismailis: Traditions of a Muslim Community: Daftary, Farhad: Books - or: Farhad Daftary. The entire book is a brief history of Isma'ilism. I have separated the history of the Pi'rs from the history of the Ima'ms so that one can go through it at a glance.

Similarly, to facilitate reading, I have written special chapters explaining how the Isma'ili ba'tini creed had developed, the difference between Isma'ili mysticism and other.

A history of the Ismaili community from the time of the Prophet Muhammad. Includes History of Imams, as well as texts on Major periods, people and events in Ismaili History.

We have also attached a smaller version called "A Brief History of the Ismailis" on this page. It has been written by the same author. History Of The Ismailis. Scattered in more than twenty countries of Asia, Africa, Europe and North America, they are currently led by their 49th Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan.

In four chapters, this book traces their history within the wider context of Islamic history and the 5/5(5). Get this from a library. A short history of the Ismailis: traditions of a Muslim community. [Farhad Daftary] -- "Critically examining the Ismaili historiography and other types of relevant source materials, this book covers the main developments in all the major phases of Ismaili history, including the early.

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A HISTORY OF THE AGAKHANI ISMAILIS This book was first published from Canada in It has been republished twice from Pakistan. The Urdu translation of the book has been published from PakistanIN THE NAME OF ALLAH THE BENEFICENT, THE COMPASSIONATE.

History is a fascinating, if often misunderstood, discipline. Indeed, summary definitions of the term often make reference to it as a collection of facts about the past and leave it at that. Closer examination, however, reveals that it is rather difficult to talk about the past because such facts are often complex, nuanced and uncertain.

In turn, they require a certain degree of interpretation.One of the most important texts in Ismaili historiography is the ʿUyun al-akhbar, which is a reference source on the history of Ismailism that was composed in 7 books by the Tayyibi Mustaʻlian Ismaili daʻi-scholar, Idris Imad al-Din (born ca.

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