Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat Al-Muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

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This is a textual and contextual study of an early Arabic mirror for princes. 'Mirrors for princes' offer advice to rulers on the ethical and practical aspects of statecraft. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach to an early Arabic mirror, the 'Counsel for Kings' of Pseudo Mawardi, this study evokes the mentality of the distinctive environment - the border region of eastern Iran - in which, it is argued, the text originated. Exploring the 'Counsel for Kings' as the product of a specific cultural milieu at a particular ...

Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat Al-Muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes 2017, Edinburgh University Press

ISBN-13: 9781474426411

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Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes 2016, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748696901

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Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes 2016, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748696987

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