Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

by

Write The First Customer Review

This fascinating history explores the ceremony of the oath of allegiance to the caliph from the time of the Prophet Muhammad until the fragmentation of the caliphate in the late ninth and tenth centuries.The study of royal rituals of accession and succession in Christian Rome, Byzantium and the early Medieval West has generated an extensive literature. This has however remained unexplored in scholarship on the Islamic world. This book redresses that by examining the ceremonial of accession to the caliphate in early Islam, ...

Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire 2009, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748625123

Hardcover

Select