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Degrees of Excellence: A Fatimid Treatise on Leadership in Islam
Ahmad b. Ibrahim al-Naysaburi (996-1021) lived at the pinnacle of Fatimid rule in Egypt. One of the most distinguished scholars of his time, several important works are accredited to him. However, it is his major treatise - the Kitab Ithbat al-imama - which is of seminal importance in the philosophical development of medieval Muslim thought. It is in this work - which is h...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published January 15th 2010 by I. B. Tauris in Association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies
(first published January 6th 2007)
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