Fortresses of the Intellect: Ismaili and Other Islamic Studies in Honour of Farhad Daftary

By: Ali-de-Unzaga, Omar

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No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling and a minor spot on the top corner of the text block. Unread, Unused. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 600 pages with an extensive bibliography and index. ----------- Focuses, but not exclusively, on the intellectual production of the Ismailis and their role in history, with discussions ranging from some of the earliest Ismaili texts, to thinkers from the Fatimid and the Alamut periods as well as relations of the Fatimids with other dynasties.-------- Containing essays from some of the most respected scholars in Ismaili, Shi'i and Persian Studies (including Patricia Crone, M A Amir-Moezzi, C Edmund Bosworth and Robert Gleave), the book makes a significant contribution to wider scholarship in philosophical theology and medieval Islam.

Title: Fortresses of the Intellect: Ismaili and Other Islamic Studies in Honour of Farhad Daftary

Author Name: Ali-de-Unzaga, Omar

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, I. B. Tauris In Association With The Institute Of Ismaili Studies: 2011

ISBN Number: 1848856261

ISBN Number 13: 9781848856264

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011343

Keywords: Medieval Islam; Ismailis; Fatimid; Alamut,