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Author Judd, Steven C.

Title Religious scholars and the Umayyads : piety-minded supporters of the Marwānid Caliphate / Steven C. Judd
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; Mew York, NY : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 197 pages)
Series Culture and civilization in the Middle East ; 40
Culture and civilisation in the Middle East ; 40
Contents The Umayyad problem in early islamic history. Umayyad scholars in modern academic literature -- The problem of sources -- The pillars of Umayyad piety -- al-Sha'bi -- al-Zuhri -- 'Abdallah b. 'Awn -- al-Awza'i -- Sufyan al-Thawri -- The qaḍi in Umayyad society -- The function of the qaḍi under the Umayyads -- The network of umayyad qaḍis -- Umayyad judicial administration and its 'Abbasid legacy -- Conclusion: the piety-minded opposition paradigm revisited
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Umayyad dynasty.
Umayyad dynasty.
Islam -- Doctrines -- History.
Islamic law -- History.
Judges (Islamic law)
Muslim scholars.
Islam -- Doctrines.
Islamic law.
Judges (Islamic law)
Muslim scholars.
RELIGION -- Islam -- General.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134501714