The mulid of al-Sayyid al-Badawi of Tanta : Egypt's legendary Sufi festival /

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Main Author: Mayeur-Jaouen, Catherine (Author)

Other Authors: Clement, Colin.

Format: Book

Language: English


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Call Number: BP187.55 .E3 M3913

Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : 'popular' Islam in Egypt
  • The mulid of Tanta, October 2002
  • The Lives of Sayyid al-Badawi : between oral and written tradition
  • From saint to mulid : the Ahmadiya Brotherhood
  • The mulid of Tanta : from its origins until the French expedition (thirteenth-eighteenthcenturies)
  • The nineteenth-century Tanta Fair : from carnival to reform
  • The mulid of Tanta in the twentieth century : the metamorphosis of the pilgrimage
  • Return to Tanta, October 2012