Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3875
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Scarcia Amoretti , Biancamaria.
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  • Title: Women's Names in Early Islamic Pro-Shiite Texts on the Genealogy of the "Talibiyyin" [The author analyzes mentions of women in three texts, "Kitab al mu'aqqibin," "Sirr al-silsila al-'Alawiyya," and "al-Majdi fi ansab al-Talibiyyin." In addition to tracing patterns and meaning in women's given names, Scarcia Amoretti also looks at the importance of women in establishing descent and the strategies for marriage within the Hasayni family, descendants of the Prophet Muhammad. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Prosopography 23, ( 2002): Pages 141 - 165.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ahl al-Bayt (Family of the Prophet Muhammad) Concubines Genealogy Hasayni Family Marriage Muslims Names - Forenames Prosopography Shiites
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 9-10
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  • Author's Affiliation: La Sapienza University, Rome
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  • Year of Publication: 2002.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01989405
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