Islam, the ancient near east and varieties of godlessness. collected studies in three volumes / Volume 3 :

Patricia Crone's Collected Studies in Three Volumes brings together a number of her published, unpublished, and revised writings on Near Eastern and Islamic history, arranged around three distinct but interconnected themes. Volume 3, Islam, the Ancient Near East and Varieties of Godlessness , p...

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Main Author: Crone, Patricia, 1945-2015.

Other Authors: Siurua, Hanna.

Format: eBook

Language: English

Published: Leiden : Brill, [2016]

Series: Islamic History and Civilization 131.
Middle East and Islamic Studies E-Books Online, Collection 2016, ISBN: 9789004303935.


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Call Number: BP55

Table of Contents:
  • Front Matter
  • "Barefoot and Naked": What Did the Bedouin of the Arab Conquests Look Like?
  • The Ancient Near East and Islam: The Case of Lot-Casting
  • Idrīs, Atraḫasīs and al-Khiḍr
  • Abū Saʿīd al-Ḥaḍrī and the Punishment of Unbelievers
  • The Dahrīs According to al-Jāḥiẓ
  • Ungodly Cosmologies
  • Post-Colonialism in Tenth-Century Islam
  • What Are Prophets For? The Social Utility of Religion in Medieval Islamic Thought
  • Oral Transmission of Subversive Ideas from the Islamic World to Europe: The Case of the Three Impostors
  • How the Field Has Changed in My Lifetime
  • List of Patricia Crone's Publications
  • Index of Names and Terms.