Download e-book for kindle: Abd Al-Rahman III: The First Cordoban Caliph (Makers of the by Maribel Fierro

By Maribel Fierro

‘Abd al-Rahman III (891-961) used to be the best of the Umayyad rulers of al-Andalus (Islamic Spain and Portugal) and the 1st of them to take the name of Caliph. a robust chief and an astute flesh presser, he carried out campaigns opposed to Muslim rebels inside his personal realm, fought the Christian Kings within the north of the Iberian Peninsula, faced the Fatimids in North Africa and based the palatine city of Madinat al-Zahra. by the point of his loss of life in 961, ‘Abd al-Rahman III had pacified the entire of al-Andalus and made Cordoba a capital urban to rival the best of the age. This publication is the 1st biography of this attention-grabbing and highly influential determine to be released in English. obtainable but authoritative, it additionally characteristic a accomplished consultant to extra analyzing, and should end up an quintessential source for readers of all backgrounds.

Show description

Read Online or Download Abd Al-Rahman III: The First Cordoban Caliph (Makers of the Muslim World) PDF

Best islam books

Read e-book online Leadership and Authority in Central Asia: The Ismaili PDF

This publication explores the unfolding of worldwide background in a distant nook of crucial Asia: the area of Badakhshan. The heritage of this sector has generally been explored throughout the lens of the main superpowers who competed over its territory within the 19th and 20th centuries, together with Britain, Russia, and China.

Read e-book online Le principe du juste milieu (Etudes) (French Edition) PDF

Le monde actuel, désorienté, a besoin de revenir à los angeles voie médiane, du chemin droit, du juste milieu. Le suggestion Ummatu al wassat, décisif pour relever les défis de notre temps est méconnu, incompris, perdu de vue par des extrêmes de tous bords. Mustapha Cherif remet à l'ordre du jour l'idée fondamentale de los angeles « médianité », du « juste milieu », Al wassatiya, comme query qui détermine l'avenir du monde en général et des musulmans en particulier.

Download e-book for kindle: 3 minutes pour comprendre les 50 notions-clés de l'Islam : by Malek Chebel

Depuis qu'il a fait irruption dans l'espace public occidental, l'islam n'a plus quitté les tribunes de journaux et les plateaux de télévision où il est questionné, scruté et jugé par une armée d'experts. Mais l'a-t-on pour autant bien compris ? Cet ouvrage de vulgarisation intelligente suggest un déroulé historique et thématique de los angeles civilisation musulmane : l'avènement de l'islam le Coran, le Prophète les différentes branches de l'islam sunnisme, chiisme, soufisme, wahhabisme.

Read e-book online The Gülen Movement: Transformative Social Change (Middle PDF

This publication provides findings from learn into one of many world's such a lot influential Islamic activities, the Gülen flow, from the viewpoint of social transformation via grownup schooling. on the middle of analysis questions lies how the circulate enrolls volunteers from all walks of lifestyles and transforms them to undertake its goals on the price in their person beliefs.

Extra info for Abd Al-Rahman III: The First Cordoban Caliph (Makers of the Muslim World)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Abd Al-Rahman III: The First Cordoban Caliph (Makers of the Muslim World) by Maribel Fierro

by Charles

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 46 votes