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The Resource The Millennial Sovereign : Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam

The Millennial Sovereign : Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam

Label
The Millennial Sovereign : Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam
Title
The Millennial Sovereign
Title remainder
Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the end of the sixteenth century and the turn of the first Islamic millennium, the powerful Mughal emperor Akbar declared himself the most sacred being on earth. The holiest of all saints and above the distinctions of religion, he styled himself as the messiah reborn. Yet the Mughal emperor was not alone in doing so. In this field-changing study, A. Azfar Moin explores why Muslim sovereigns in this period began to imitate the exalted nature of Sufi saints. Uncovering a startling but widespread phenomenon, he shows how the charismatic pull of sainthood (wilayat)?rather than the draw of
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moin, A. Azfar
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
South Asia Across the Disciplines
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kings and rulers
  • Sovereignty
  • Muslim saints
  • RELIGION
  • Kings and rulers
  • Muslim saints
  • Sovereignty
Label
The Millennial Sovereign : Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Tables; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Note on Transliteration; 1. INTRODUCTION: ISLAM AND THE MILLENNIUM; 2. THE LORD OF CONJUNCTION: SACRALITY AND SOVEREIGNTY IN THE AGE OF TIMUR; 3. THE CROWN OF DREAMS: SUFIS AND PRINCES IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY IRAN; 4. THE ALCHEMICAL COURT: THE BEGINNINGS OF THE MUGHAL IMPERIAL CULT; 5. THE MILLENNIAL SOVEREIGN: THE TROUBLED UNVEILING OF THE SAVIOR MONARCH; 6. THE THRONE OF TIME: THE PAINTED MIRACLES OF THE SAINT EMPEROR; 7. CONCLUSION: THE GRAFFITI UNDER THE THRONE; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn818814875
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (365 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781322550671
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/moin16036
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3cksr3
  • 18ffb309-50f7-45c3-a56c-7792238c6ef1
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818814875
Label
The Millennial Sovereign : Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Tables; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Note on Transliteration; 1. INTRODUCTION: ISLAM AND THE MILLENNIUM; 2. THE LORD OF CONJUNCTION: SACRALITY AND SOVEREIGNTY IN THE AGE OF TIMUR; 3. THE CROWN OF DREAMS: SUFIS AND PRINCES IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY IRAN; 4. THE ALCHEMICAL COURT: THE BEGINNINGS OF THE MUGHAL IMPERIAL CULT; 5. THE MILLENNIAL SOVEREIGN: THE TROUBLED UNVEILING OF THE SAVIOR MONARCH; 6. THE THRONE OF TIME: THE PAINTED MIRACLES OF THE SAINT EMPEROR; 7. CONCLUSION: THE GRAFFITI UNDER THE THRONE; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn818814875
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (365 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781322550671
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/moin16036
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt3cksr3
  • 18ffb309-50f7-45c3-a56c-7792238c6ef1
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818814875

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