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Author Arnold, Thomas Walker, Sir, 1864-1930.

Title The caliphate / Sir Thomas W. Arnold ; with a concluding chapter by Sylvia G. Haim
Edition First edition !reissued with a concluding chapter by Sylvia G.Haim
Published London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1965
Routledge & K.Paul, 1965

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Description 267 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. The caliphate and the Holy Roman Empire -- 2. Origin of the caliphate. The titles of the caliph -- 3. Theological sanction for the caliphate in the Qur'ān and the traditions -- 4. Historical survey of the Abbasid dynasty -- 5. The exposition of the jurists -- 6. Recognition of the Abbasid caliphate from the eleventh to the thirteenth century -- 7. Estalishment of the Abbasid caliphate in Cairo -- 8. Relations of the Abbasid caliphs in Cairo with other princes in the Muslim world -- 9. Assumption of the title Khalīfah by independent Nuslim princes -- 10. The eposition of philosophical and ethical writers -- 11. The Ottomans and the caliphate -- 12. Sultan Salīm in Egypt -- 13. The Mughal emperors in India -- 14. The later Ottoman sultans and the caliphate -- Appendices. A. Shiah and Khawārij doctrines of the caliphate -- B. The alleged spiritual powers of the caliph -- C. Popular uses of the term Khalīfah -- D. The title sultan -- E. The titles of the Ottoman sultan -- The abolition of the caliphate and its aftermath / Sylvia G. Haim
Summary The caliphate began on the death of Mohammed when Abu-Bakr was elected the Prophet's caliph (successor)
Notes 1st ed.originally published Clarendon P.,1924
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Caliphate.
Caliphs.
Islamic countries -- History.
Islamic countries.
Author Kedourie, Sylvia.
LC no. 66071655
ISBN /-