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Author Dunietz, Alexandra Whelan, 1961-

Title The cosmic perils of Qadi Ḥusayn Maybudi in fifteenth-century Iran / by Alexandra W. Dunietz
Published Boston ; Leiden : Brill, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Series Islamicate intellectual history ; 1
Islamicate intellectual history ; 1.
Contents Acknowledgements -- Transliteration -- List of abbreviations -- 1. Introduction: Themes and sources -- 2. Early years and education -- 3. The Sharḥ-i Divan-i 'Ali -- 4. Qadi Maybudi -- 5. Last years and Safavid confrontation -- 6. Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary In The Cosmic Perils of Qadi Ḥusayn Maybudī in Fifteenth-Century Iran Alexandra Dunietz explores the life and works of a provincial judge during a time of tribal rivalries and millennial expectations. During the decades preceding the rise of the Safavid regime and the establishment of Shiʿism throughout Iran, Maybudī participated in a network of intellectuals, administrators, and mystics, wrote prolifically, and worked as a judge within the Ak Koyunlu sphere. Drawing upon Maybudī's commentaries and correspondence, the work focuses on the judge's education, complex commentary on the poetry of ʿAlī, the foundational figure of Shiʿism, his professional life, and his death during a rebellion against Safavid control of his hometown. Maybudī exemplified the natural development of relations between Sunnis and Shiis, provincial elites and central authorities, rationalist philosophers and devotees of the esoteric
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Qāḍī Mīr, Ḥusayn ibn Muʻīn al-Dīn, -1504 or 1505.
Qāḍī Mīr, Ḥusayn ibn Muʻīn al-Dīn, -1504 or 1505.
Muslim scholars -- Iran -- Biography
Judges -- Iran -- Biography
Sunnites -- Relations -- Shīʻah.
Shīʻah -- Relations -- Sunnites.
Interfaith relations.
Muslim scholars.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789004302327