The Fatimids and Their Successors in Yaman: The History of by Ayman Fu'ad Sayyid

By Ayman Fu'ad Sayyid

The Uyun al-akhbar is the main whole textual content through an Ismaili writer at the background of the Ismaili neighborhood, from its origins as much as Idris ‘Imad al-Din’s personal time within the fifteenth century. The 7th quantity, edited right here for the 1st time, including a precis English translation, bargains particularly with the interval of the 3 Fatimid caliphs, al-Mustansir, al-Musta’li, and al-Amir, as well as the Tayyibi Ismaili neighborhood in Yemen.

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170–72. 9. , p. 172. 10. , pp. 173–74. 11. , p. 175. 12. Óusayn al-Hamdåní, al-Íulay˙iyyïn wa’l-˙araka al-Få†imiyya fi’l-Yaman (Cairo, 1955), p. 5. 13. Burhånpïrí, Muntaza™ al-akhbår, pp. 167–68. 14. , p. 168–69. 15. , p. 169. 16. See A. Fu¢åd Sayyid, Ma˚ådir ta¢ríkh al-Yaman, pp. 108–10. C. Kay in Yaman: Its Early Mediaeval History (London, 1892; repr. 1968). Kay relied on a unique manuscript written after the year 1258/1842. He added to the Arabic text a biography and richly detailed notes in English.

A˙mad b. al-Ashajj Sulaymån b. ™Åmir al-Zawå˙í The early career of ™Alí b. Mu˙ammad al-Íulay˙í (p. 5) ™Alí b. Mu˙ammad al-Íulay˙í was born in the village of Qatar, in the region of Óaråz. His father, Mu˙ammad al-Íulay˙í, was a qå{í in the region. Idrís describes the initiation of al-Íulay˙í in Ismaili doctrines by the då™í Sulaymån b. ™Åmir al-Zawå˙í who appointed al-Íulay˙í as his successor to the leadership of the Yamani da™wa. Upon the death of Sulaymån b. 3 AlÍulay˙í proceeds to gather support for the Ismaili da™wa and discusses with the Ismailis of Yaman and in Mecca during the pilgrimage the open proclamation of the da™wa.

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