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Journal of Medieval Worlds (2019) 1 (1): 55–78.
Published: 01 March 2019
... analysis of whether the Islamic idea of holy war could be understood as a transcultural one or if, on the contrary, its sole conception was limited to those actions carried out by Muslims. To that end, Ibn Khaldūn’s (d. 1406) Kitāb al-‘Ibar will be used as a case study, in which his famous Muqaddima serves...
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Journal of Medieval Worlds (2020) 2 (1-2): 39–40.
Published: 29 June 2020
... of seas and oceans, I find the first part more remarkable. Al-Mas’udi, for example, a great traveler himself, highlighted the information that he received by sailors and renowned seafarers and confronted this knowledge with the ancient tradition. Al-Idrisi and Ibn Khaldun had different ways of...
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Journal of Medieval Worlds (2020) 2 (1-2): 1–10.
Published: 29 June 2020
... miles from Baghdad, as the new Caliph of the Muslim World. 18 The last ‘Abbasid Caliph, Al-Musta’sim, was still alive in Baghdad. The fall of this last ‘Abbasids seemed fated by God and the stars as a punishment for excess and luxury. Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406), the great Tunis-born historian, said that...
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Journal of Medieval Worlds (2019) 1 (4): 1–9.
Published: 01 December 2019
.... Bosworth, E. van Donzel, and W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 25 August 2019 (httpdx.doi.org.libproxy .berkeley.edu/10 .1163/1573-3912_islam_COM_0311 4 . Maya Shatzmiller, L historiographie me´rinide: Ibn Khaldun et ses contemporains (Leiden: Brill, 1982), 24 26; Amira K. Bennison, Drums, Banners, and...