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Rituals of Islamic monarchy : accession and succession in the first Muslim empire, Andrew Marsham

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Rituals of Islamic monarchy : accession and succession in the first Muslim empire
Title
Rituals of Islamic monarchy
Title remainder
accession and succession in the first Muslim empire
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Andrew Marsham
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Language
eng
Summary
"Rituals of Islamic Monarchy is a history of the oath of allegiance by which the caliph was recognised at his accession. It begins in pre-Islamic Arabia and traces the development of a formal ceremonial of Islamic monarchy in Syria and Iraq during the 7th-9th centuries CE. It examines how the caliphs sought to proclaim their status as the representatives of God's covenant on earth through syntheses of Roman and Iranian royal ritual and customs and practices brought from pre-Islamic and early Islamic Arabia. It engages with current debates about the reliability of the Islamic tradition for early Islamic history and identifies key turning-points in the formation of classical Islamic political culture. An early chapter discusses the importance of the Qur'an as a historical source for the time of the Prophet Muhammad. For the caliphal period, close readings of the sources for specific rituals alternate with the examination of later copies of documents used at these accession rituals. This study of the invention and re-invention of a central institution of early Islamic political culture is the first such account of Islamic accession ceremonial and will appeal to both specialists in early Islamic history and non-specialists alike."--Jacket
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digitized
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1973-
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Marsham, Andrew
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Islam
  • Islamic Empire
  • Islam
  • Islam and politics
  • State, The
  • Caliphate
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Caliphate
  • Islam and politics
  • Islam
  • Kings and rulers
  • State, The
  • Islamic Empire
  • Islam
  • Dynastie
  • Kalifenreich
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Rituals of Islamic monarchy : accession and succession in the first Muslim empire, Andrew Marsham
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-337) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Late antique Arabia and early Islam (c.550-c.660). Introduction -- 1. Alliance and allegiance in pre-Islamic Arabia -- 2. The verb BAYA'A in the Quran: allegiance to Muhammad -- 3. The oath of allegiance in the conquest society (c.628-c.660) -- Part II. The Umayyad caliphate (c.660-750). Introduction -- 4. Sufyanid accession and succession, c.660-683 -- 5. The oath of allegiance in the early tradition and poetry, c.680-c.710 -- 6. The Marwanid patrimony and dynastic succession -- 7. Marwanid rituals of accession and succession -- 8. Writing and the Bay'a in the Marwanid period -- 9. The quranic content of the Marwanid documents -- Part III. The early Abbasid caliphate (c.750-809). Introduction -- 10. The consolidation of Abbasid power: al-Mansur and al-Mahdi (754-785) -- 11. The caliphates of Musa al-Hadi (785-786) and Harun al-Rashid (786-809) -- 12. Dispositive documents for the early Abbasid succession -- Part IV. The Middle Abbasid caliphate (809-865). Introduction -- 13. From the civil war to Samarra (809-847) -- 14. The caliphate of al-Mutawakkil (847-861) -- 15. The outbreak of the second ninth-century civil war (861-865) -- 16. Abbasid documents for caliphal accession -- Conclusion
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ocn430842436
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1 online resource (vii, 346 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780748653157
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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JSTOR
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9786612136429
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illustrations, maps, plans
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  • 213642
  • 22573/cttk1kdk
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not applicable
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unknown
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Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)430842436
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Rituals of Islamic monarchy : accession and succession in the first Muslim empire, Andrew Marsham
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-337) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Part I. Late antique Arabia and early Islam (c.550-c.660). Introduction -- 1. Alliance and allegiance in pre-Islamic Arabia -- 2. The verb BAYA'A in the Quran: allegiance to Muhammad -- 3. The oath of allegiance in the conquest society (c.628-c.660) -- Part II. The Umayyad caliphate (c.660-750). Introduction -- 4. Sufyanid accession and succession, c.660-683 -- 5. The oath of allegiance in the early tradition and poetry, c.680-c.710 -- 6. The Marwanid patrimony and dynastic succession -- 7. Marwanid rituals of accession and succession -- 8. Writing and the Bay'a in the Marwanid period -- 9. The quranic content of the Marwanid documents -- Part III. The early Abbasid caliphate (c.750-809). Introduction -- 10. The consolidation of Abbasid power: al-Mansur and al-Mahdi (754-785) -- 11. The caliphates of Musa al-Hadi (785-786) and Harun al-Rashid (786-809) -- 12. Dispositive documents for the early Abbasid succession -- Part IV. The Middle Abbasid caliphate (809-865). Introduction -- 13. From the civil war to Samarra (809-847) -- 14. The caliphate of al-Mutawakkil (847-861) -- 15. The outbreak of the second ninth-century civil war (861-865) -- 16. Abbasid documents for caliphal accession -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn430842436
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 346 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748653157
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612136429
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, plans
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 213642
  • 22573/cttk1kdk
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)430842436
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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