Authority Conflict and Transmission of Diversity in Medieval Islamic Law pdf

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Authority Conflict and Transmission of Diversity in Medieval Islamic Law by R. Kevin Jaques pdf download

Authority Conflict and Transmission of Diversity in Medieval Islamic Law by R. Kevin Jaques pdf download. A sense of crisis pervades Mamlùk period historiography. Wars, plagues, famines, political and religious corruption are all dominant themes. Although all of these phenomena were known before the Mamlùk period, what was different was the perception that they now occurred in combination and with devastating affect on Muslim society. These crises led to a pervasive sense that the past was better than the present and that all things contemporary paled in comparison with the glories of the earlier history of Islam.

Authority Conflict and Transmission of Diversity in Medieval Islamic Law by R. Kevin Jaques pdf download

This is particularly apparent in histories written during the Circassian Mamlùk period (1382–1517). In works such as the Kitàb al-sulùk li ma’rifat duwal al-mulùk by A˙mad b. ‘Alì al-Maqrìzì (d. 845/1441),1 al-Nujùm al-Ωàhirah fì mulùk mißr wa “l-qàhirah by Abù al-Ma˙àsin Ibn Taghrì Birdì (d. 874/1470),2 and the Inbà” al-ghumr bi abnà” al-‘umr by Ibn
Óajar al-‘Asqalànì (852/1449)3 there is, as William Popper says, “a pessimistic criticism of the present and (a) regret ‘for the good old days”.

Authority Conflict and Transmission of Diversity in Medieval Islamic Law by R. Kevin Jaques pdf download

Authority Conflict and Transmission of Diversity in Medieval Islamic Law by R. Kevin Jaques pdf download

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