Islamic Names: An Introduction (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)

Islamic Names: An Introduction (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)

By: Annemarie Schimmel (author)Paperback

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Description

Guiding Western readers through the endlessly fascinating and complicated system of Islamic personal names, Annemarie Schimmel's directory touches upon almost every aspect of Islamic life.

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Contents

The structure of a name; born on a Friday - the naming of a child; help from God - religious name giving; mothers of the faithful - the naming of girls; lions, moons and roses - the nickname or Laqab; a name too heavy to bear - changes and transformations of names.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/1990
  • ISBN13: 9780748606887
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9780748606887
  • weight: 217
  • ISBN10: 0748606882

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