Le Développement du Soufisme en Égypte à L’époque Mamelouke.The Development of Sufism in Mamluk Egypt. [Tatawur At-Tasawuf Fi Misr Fi-l ‘Asr Al Mamluki].

McGregor Richard & Adam Sabra (Editors).

Book ID: 25377

ISBN:      9782724704297


4to. 330 pp of English & French text, 31 pp of Arabic text, figures, maps, b/w photographs, tables, publisher’s original wrappers, copy in Mint condition, Cahier des Annales Islamologiques 27, IF 954, Institut Francais d’Archeologie Orientale, Cairo, 2006.


This collection brings together the work of eighteen scholars, all specialists in medieval sufism. Written in French, English and Arabic, the articles focus on Egypt of Mamluk period (c. 1250-1517). With approaches varying from the historical to the topographical, from the poetic to the theological, this volume offers a wealth of insight into the world of the medieval Muslim mystic, reflecting on the cultural and intellectual depths of medieval Egyptian sufism.

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