Medieval Islamic Historiography: Remembering Rebellion

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This book is a comparative analysis of the medieval Sunni historiography of the caliphate of Uthman b. Affan and the revolt against him. By comparing treatments of Uthman in pietistic literature and universal chronicles, the work traces the gradual silencing of more critical accounts in favor of those that portray Uthman as a saintly companion of the Prophet Muhammad. Through a comparative analysis of authors between genres and time periods, this book shows how authors were able to convey their personal perspectives on ...

Medieval Islamic Historiography: Remembering Rebellion 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138952560

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Medieval Islamic Historiography: Remembering Rebellion 2013, Routledge, New York

ISBN-13: 9780415828529

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