A Short History of the Fatimid Khalifate
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A Short History of the Fatimid Khalifate

By De Lacy O'Leary
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Table of Contents
  • A SHORT HISTORY OF THE FATIMID KHALIFATE
  • INTRODUCTORY NOTE
  • CONTENTS
  • I THE SHIʿITES OR SCHISMATICS OF ISLAM
    • GENEALOGY OF THE FAMILY OF ʿALI
  • II THE ISMAʿILIAN SECT
  • III THE QARMATIANS
  • IV ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FATIMIDS IN NORTH AFRICA
  • V THE FATIMID KHALIFS OF KAIRAWAN
  • VI THE SECOND FATIMID KHALIF, AL-QAʾIM
  • VII THE THIRD FATIMID KHALIF, AL-MANSUR
  • VIII THE FOURTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-MOʿIZZ
  • IX THE FIFTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-ʿAZIZ
  • X THE SIXTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-HAKIM
  • XI THE SEVENTH FATIMID KHALIF, AZ-ZAHIR
  • XII THE EIGHTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-MUSTANSIR
  • XIII THE NINTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-MUSTALI
  • XIV THE TENTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-AMIR
  • XV THE ELEVENTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-HAFIZ
  • XVI THE TWELFTH FATIMID KHALIF, AZ-ZAFIR
  • XVII THE THIRTEENTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-FAʿIZ
  • XVIII THE FOURTEENTH FATIMID KHALIF, AL-ʿADID
  • XIX THE FATIMID KHALIFATE IN ITS RELATION TO GENERAL HISTORY
    • (i) The Formation of the Fatimid Khalifate. (A.H. 260-356 = A.D. 873-966.)
    • (ii) The Golden Age of the Fatimids. (A.H. 356-469 = A.D. 966-1076.)
    • (iii) Third Period. Fatimid decline. (A.H. 469-564 = A.D. 1076-1168.)
  • XX. THE LATER HISTORY OF THE ISMAʿILIAN SECT
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • (A.) Original authorities accessible in translations or extracts.
      • Abraham the Syrian.
      • Ibn Adhari (d. 662).
      • Ahmad b. Yahya al-Baladuri.
      • Arib b. Saʿd of Cordoba (circ. 366).
      • Ibn al-Athir (ʿAli b. Muhammad).
      • Baha ad-Din (Muhammad b. Husayn).
      • Eutychius.
      • Abu l-Feda (Ismaʿil b. ʿAli, king of Hamat in 743, died 749).
      • Fihrist. The Fihrist of Muhammad b. Ishaq an-Nadim.
      • Gregory Bar Hebraeus or Abu l-Faraj.
      • Al-Kairawani. Muhammad b. ʿAli r-Rayni al-Kairawani.
      • Kamal ad-Din.
      • Ibn Khaldun, Wali ad-Din Abu Zayd Abdu r-Rahman ibn Khaldun.
      • Ibn Khallikan. Shams ad-Din Abu l-Abbas.
      • Khandemir (Khwand Amir).
      • Abu l-Mahasin.
      • Al-Makini.
      • Maqrizi, Ahmah b. ʿAli b. ʿAbdu l-Qadir al-Maqrizi (dz. 845).
      • Nasir-i-Khusraw.
      • An-Nuwairi, Ahmad b. ʿAbdu l-Wahhab. (d. 733).
      • Osama.
      • al-Qalqashandi.
    • (B). Modern Writers.
  • INDEX
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