Advice For Callow Jurists And Gullible Mendicants On Befriending Emirs

by'abd Al-wahhab Ibn Ahmad Ibn 'ali Al-sha'raniTranslated byAdam Sabra

Hardcover | January 10, 2017

Advice For Callow Jurists And Gullible Mendicants On Befriending Emirs by 'abd Al-wahhab Ibn Ahmad Ibn 'ali Al-sha'rani
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This mirror for princes sheds light on the relationship between spiritual and political authority in early modern Egypt

This guide to political behavior and expediency offers advice to Sufi shaykhs, or spiritual guides, on how to interact and negotiate with powerful secular officials, judges, and treasurers, or emirs. Translated into English for the first time, it is a unique account of the relationship between spiritual and political authority in late medieval / early modern Islamic society.
Title:Advice For Callow Jurists And Gullible Mendicants On Befriending EmirsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.88 inPublished:January 10, 2017Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300198655

ISBN - 13:9780300198652

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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