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Author Virani, Shafique N., author.

Title The Ismailis in the Middle Ages : a history of survival, a search for salvation / Shafique N. Virani
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xix, 301 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- Recovering a lost history -- The eagle returns -- Veiling the sun -- Summoning to the truth -- Possessors of the command -- Qibla of the world -- The way of the seeker -- Salvation and imamate -- Conclusion
Summary In the 13th century, an edict of the Mongol warlord Genghis Khan ordained that the Ismaili Muslims, who had hitherto resisted all attempts at subjugation, be utterly destroyed. This text examines the most obscure portion of this period, from the mid 13th century to the end of the 15th century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-289) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ismailites -- History
RELIGION -- Islam -- Shi'a.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Oxford University Press
ISBN 9781435619913