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Messianic beliefs and imperial politics in medieval Islam : the ʻAbbāsid caliphate in the early ninth century /
Hayrettin Yücesoy.
imprint
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c2009.
description
xvi, 212 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1570038198 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781570038198 (cloth : alk. paper)
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imprint
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, c2009.
isbn
1570038198 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781570038198 (cloth : alk. paper)
contents note
Messianic claims and institutionalization -- Shaping up a messianic discourse -- Qurʼānic views on the end of time -- Messianic beliefs as political ideology -- Prophecies and the fourth civil war -- Second black banners -- Al-Mamūn in Baghdad -- God's caliph as mujaddid.
catalogue key
6858621
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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