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Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography

Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization)

by Tayeb El-Hibri

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • History,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • History: World,
  • ASIA,
  • Islamic countries,
  • Historiography,
  • Islam - General,
  • Medieval,
  • History / Middle East,
  • History-Historiography,
  • History-Medieval,
  • Islamic Empire--History--750-1258--Historiogr,
  • Islamic Empire--History--750-1258--Historiography,
  • Religion / Islam

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714950M
    ISBN 100521033047
    ISBN 109780521033046
    OCLC/WorldCa150386629


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The analysis also reveals how the exercise of decoding Islamic historigraphy, through an investigation of the narrative strategies and thematic motifs used in the chronicles, can uncover new layers of meaning and even identify the early narrators. This is an important book which represents a landmark in the field of early Islamic by:   He has published: Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (), and Parable and Politics in Early He obtained his BA in History from Stanford University () and Ph.D.

in Islamic history from Columbia University ().4/5(5). Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization series) by Tayeb El-Hibri.

The history of the early 'Abbasid Caliphate has long been studied as a factual or interpretive synthesis of various accounts preserved in the medieval Islamic chronicles. The history of the early 'Abbasid Caliphate has long been studied as a factual or interpretive synthesis of various accounts preserved in the medieval Islamic chronicles.

Tayeb El-Hibri's book breaks with the traditional approach, applying a literary-critical reading to examine the lives of the caliphs. By focusing on the reigns of Harun al-Rashid and his successors, the study demonstrates how.

The analysis also reveals how the exercise of decoding Islamic historigraphy, through an investigation of the narrative strategies and thematic motifs used in Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography book chronicles, can uncover new layers of meaning and even identify the early narrators.

This is an important book which represents a landmark in the field of early Islamic historiography. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data El-Hibri, Tayeb. Reinterpreting Islamic historiography: Ha¯ru¯n al-Rashı¯d and the narrative of the ÒAbba¯sid caliphate / Tayeb El-Hibri.

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trans. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, This book details the rise of historical consciousness in the Muslim world especially in Medina and Iraq. El-Hibri, Tayeb. Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, The historiography of early Islam is the scholarly literature on the early history of Islam during the 7th century, from Muhammad's first revelations in until the disintegration of the Rashidun Caliphate inand arguably throughout the 8th century and the duration of the Umayyad Caliphate, terminating in the incipient Islamic Golden Age around the beginning of the 9th century.

discouraged. Nevertheless, Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography is a refreshing, thoughtful, meticulously researched, wide-ranging, meaty, insightful and even entertaining literary-critical reassessment of medieval Islamic historiography on the early 'Abbäsid caliphate.

In Chapter 1, "Historical background and introduction", El-Hibri provides. How did Muslims of the classical Islamic period understand their past.

What value did they attach to history. How did they write history. How did historiography fare relative to other kinds of Arabic literature. These and other questions are answered in Chase F.

Robinson's Islamic Historiography, an introduction to the principal genres, issues, and problems of Islamic historical writing in Reviews: 1. REINTERPRETING ISLAMIC HISTORIOGRAPHY: HARUN AL-RASHID AND THE NARRATIVE OF THE ‘ABBASID CALIPHATE Abed El-Rahman Tayyara, Cleveland State University.

This article was originally published in: Tayyara, Abed El-Rahman (/). Book Review: Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun Al-Rashid and the Narrative of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate.

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1: Problems in the Literary Source Material, edited by Cameron, Averil and Conrad, Lawrence I. Review of Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the ʿAbbasid Caliphate by Tayed el-Hibri, Cambridge University Press, Author: Abed el-Rahman Tayyara.

Tayeb El-Hibri is professor of Near Eastern studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and author of Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the ʿAbbasid Caliphate (). To understand al-Tabari, an indispensable read is Tayeb El-Hibri's Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ).

He takes a comprehensive look at how al-Tabari uses the stories about Harun al-Rashid and his sons al-Amin and al-Ma'mun to tackle contemporary moral and religious issues surrounding. He has published: Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate (), and Parable and Politics in Early Islamic History: The Rashidun Caliphs (), and a range of articles in journals such as: International Journal of Middle East Studies, Journal of the Economic and Social History of the /5.

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21 Dec Hardback. US$ US$ Save US$ Add to basket. Parable and Politics in Early. About the Report. On Mathe United States Institute of Peace and the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy cosponsored a workshop entitled "Ijtihad: Reinterpreting Islamic Principles for the Twenty-first Century."The discussion focused on how the sacred texts of the Qur'an and the sunna could be reinterpreted to take account of contemporary realities and to promote greater.

In this paper the criticisms concerning the Islamic historiography and the answers of the some historians to these criticisms will be surveyed. The origin, the terminology and the form of the early Islamic historiography According to Robinson, Arabs produced very little written material before Islam and relied instead on orality.[1].

Chase Robinson's book offers a well-composed and timely introduction to Islamic historiography from its origins in the seventh century to the fifteenth. The book covers the rise of the tradition, the historians' principal genres, assumptions and methods, and stresses the social and political functions of historical writing.5/5(3).

Tayeb El-Hibri, “The Regicide of the Caliph al-Amīn and the Challenge of Representation in Medieval Islamic Historiography,” Arabpp. Idem, Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Hārūn al-Rashīd and the Narrative of the ʿAbbāsid Caliphate, Cambridge, a.

Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography is a very welcome addition to the ongoing debates about early Islamic history — especially the early 'Abbâsid period — and will likely become and remain the standard work on Islamic historiography of the late 8th and six-year delay in the publication of these essays is one peculiarity of the book.

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'The Slave Girls of Baghdad' explores the origins, education and art of the 'qiyan' - indentured girls and women. Birth and education. Abdallah, the future al-Ma'mun, was born in Baghdad on the night of the 13 to 14 September CE to Harun al-Rashid and his concubine Marajil, from the same night, which later became known as the "night of the three caliphs", his uncle al-Hadi died and was succeeded by Ma'mun's father, Harun al-Rashid, as ruler of the Abbasid : 14 SeptemberBaghdad.

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The Amir Harry Giles 'Abbasid Studies IV is the latest contribution to the new series of The Occasional Papers of the School of'Abbasid Studies. The contributors to this book are David Bennett, Amikam Elad, Antonella Ghersetti, Joseph Lowry, Letizia Osti, Ignacio Sanchez.Tayeb El-Hibri is associate professor of Near Eastern studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the author of Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the 'Abbasid Caliphate.