al-Muʼayyad al-Shīrāzī and Fatimid daʻwa poetry : a case of commitment in classical Arabic literature / by Tahera Qutbuddin.

'Al-Mu'ayyad al-Shirazi was a medieval Arabic-Islamic scholar and poet committed to the Fatimid religio-political ideology. Chief missionary for their Caliph-Imams, he founded the dynamic tradition of ''Fatimid da'wa (religious mission) poetry" that flourished after him...

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Main Author: Qutbuddin, Tahera
Format: eBook
Language:English
Arabic
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005.
Series:Islamic history and civilization ; v. 57.
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Summary:'Al-Mu'ayyad al-Shirazi was a medieval Arabic-Islamic scholar and poet committed to the Fatimid religio-political ideology. Chief missionary for their Caliph-Imams, he founded the dynamic tradition of ''Fatimid da'wa (religious mission) poetry" that flourished after him for a thousand years through the succeeding?ayyibi da'wa and continues to thrive today. This study examines the manner in which al-Mu'ayyad's mission informed the aesthetic rules, motifs, structures, genres, motives, addressees, and aspirations of his poetry. It analyzes the characteristics of al-Mu'ayyad's verse that
Physical Description:1 online resource (xiv, 412 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-399) and indexes.
ISBN:9789047406365
9047406362
1433704161
9781433704161