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Author Sayeed, Asma.
Title Women and the transmission of religious knowledge in Islam [electronic resource] / Asma Sayeed.
Publication Info. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Sources and Methodological Issues; Chapter 1 A Tradition Invented: The Female Companions; The Wives of Mu & Hdotbelow; ammad; 'Ā'isha; Umm Salama; Other Co-Wives; Other Female Relatives; Other Women Prominent in the Life of the First Muslim Community; Early Converts and Those Recognized for Service to Mu & Hdotbelow; ammad and His Household; Female Participants in Battles; Women's Pledge of Allegiance (Bay'at al-Nisā'); Seekers and Subjects of Fatwās; Less Known Women; Conclusion; Chapter 2: The Successors; Successors with Kinship-Derived Prominence.
Ascetic WomenThe Demise of Women's Participation; Comparison of Isnād Evidence with Additional Historical Sources; Explaining the Decline; Ri & Hdotbelow; las and Women's Travel; Conclusion; Chapter 3: The Classical Revival; Reasons for the Revival; Karīma al-Marwaziyya (ca. 365-463/975-1070); Fā & Tdotbelow; ima bint al- & Hdotbelow; asan b. 'Alī al-Daqqāq (391-480/1000-1088); Conclusion; Chapter 4: A Culmination in Traditionalism; Shuhda al-Kātiba (482-574/1089-1178); Women and & Hdotbelow; adīth Transmission in Mamlūk Damascus; Zaynab bint al-Kamāl (646-740/1248-1339); 'Ā'isha bint Mu & Hdotbelow.
Ammad (723-816/1323-1413)A Collective Portrait; The Ottoman Decline; Conclusion; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.
Subject Women in Islam -- History.
Women scholars -- Islamic Empire.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Companions.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Sayeed, Asma. Women and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge in Islam. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013 9781107345751
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1107342007 (electronic bk.)
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1107345758 (electronic bk.)
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1107031583
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