Download PDF by Ali Anooshahr: The Ghazi Sultans and the Frontiers of Islam: A comparative

By Ali Anooshahr

The Ghazi Sultans have been frontier holy-warrior kings of overdue medieval and early sleek Islamic historical past. This publication is a comparative learn of 3 specific Ghazis within the Muslim international at the moment, demonstrating the level to which those males have been inspired by means of the activities and writings in their predecessors in shaping approach and how during which they observed themselves.



Using a huge diversity of Persian, Arabic and Turkish texts, the writer bargains new findings within the heritage of reminiscence and self-fashioning, demonstrating thereby the worth of intertextual ways to ancient and literary reviews. the 3 major issues explored contain the formation of the proper of the Ghazi king within the 11th century, the imitation thereof in 15th and early 16th century Anatolia and India, and the method of transmission of the proper texts. via concentrating on the philosophical questions of ‘becoming’ and ‘modelling’, Anooshahr has sought possible choices to historiographic ways that basically locate evidence, ideology, and legitimization in those texts.



This booklet could be of curiosity to scholars specialising in Medieval and early smooth Islamic background, Islamic literature, and the heritage of faith.

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