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Author Peacock, Andrew

Title Mediaeval Islamic Historiography and Political Legitimacy : Bal'ami's Tarikhnamah
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2007


Description 1 online resource (221 pages)
Series Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey
Routledge studies in the history of Iran and Turkey.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures and Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Politics, religion and culture in the late Samanid state; 2 The transmission of the Tarikhnama's text; 3 Balami's reshaping of Tabari's History; 4 The contents and purpose of Balami's alterations to Tabari's History; 5 The Tarikhnama after Balami; 6 General conclusions; Appendix I: Comparison of postulated redactions of the Tarikhnama; Appendix II: Comparison of the Arabic translation of the Tarikhnama and the Persian text
Appendix III: Addenda and corrigenda to Daniel's 'An Annotated Inventory of Balami Manuscripts'Bibliography; Subject index; Manuscript index
Summary Using newly discovered manuscripts, this study sheds much new light not just on mediaeval Islamic history and the development of Islamic historiography but also on manuscripts and the transmission of their texts
Bibliography Bibliography; Subject index; Manuscript index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bal amī, Abū Alī Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad -- fl. 946-973. -- Tarikhnamah
Islamic civilization -- History
Islamic Empire -- Historiography
Islamic civilization
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203964224