Historical Dictionary of the Ismailis, Hardback Book

Historical Dictionary of the Ismailis Hardback

Part of the Historical Dictionaries of Peoples and Cultures series


This comprehensive new reference work is the first of its kind on the Ismailis and presents a summary of the findings of modern scholarship on the Ismaili Shia Muslims and different facets of their heritage.

The dictionary covers all phases of Ismaili history as well as the main doctrines of the community.

It includes an introductory chapter, which provides a broad historical survey of the Ismailis, followed by alphabetical entries on all major aspects of the community, such as key figures, institutions, traditions, and doctrines.

It also contains a chronology, genealogical tables, a glossary, and a substantial bibliography.

This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Ismailis.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 326 pages, 2 Tables, unspecified; 4 Maps; 13 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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  • Category: Dictionaries
  • ISBN: 9780810861640

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