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Author Keaney, Heather N

Title Medieval Islamic historiography : remembering rebellion / Heather N. Keaney
Published New York : Routledge, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 187 pages) : maps
Series Routledge research in medieval studies ; 5
Routledge research in medieval studies ; 5
Contents Introduction: narrating 'Uthman -- Representation: 'Uthman in the third/ninth century syntheses -- Reaction: 'Uthman in the fourth/tenth to sixth/twelfth centuries fada'il and chronicles -- Retrenchment: 'Uthman in the seventh/thirteenth century fada'il and chronicles -- Re-evaluation: 'Uthman in the eighth/fourteenth century chronicles
Summary This book is a comparative analysis of the medieval Sunni historiography of the caliphate of Uthman b. Affan and the revolt against him. By comparing treatments of Uthman in pietistic literature and universal chronicles, the work traces the gradual silencing of more critical accounts in favor of those that portray Uthman as a saintly companion of the Prophet Muhammad. Through a comparative analysis of authors between genres and time periods, this book shows how authors were able to convey their personal perspectives on important religio-political tensions that emerged through the revolt aga
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force. WlAbNL
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Subject ʻUthmān ibn ʻAffān, Caliph, -656
ʻUthmān ibn ʻAffān, Caliph, -656.
ʿUṯmān Kalif 574-656
HISTORY -- Middle East -- General.
Islamic Empire -- History -- 622-661 -- Historiography
Islamic Empire.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203520548