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Advice for callow jurists and gullible mendicants on befriending emirs / ʻAbd al-Wahhāb ibn Aḥmad ibn ʻAlī al-Shaʹrānī ; translated by Adam Sabra.

Author/creator Shaʻrānī, ʻAbd al-Wahhāb ibn Aḥmad, approximately 1493-1565 or 1566
Other author/creatorSabra, Adam Abdelhamid, 1968-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew Haven : Yale University Press,
Descriptionxi, 241 pages ; 22 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from JSTOR eBooks
Uniform titleIrshād al-mughaffalīn min al-fuqahāʾ wa-al-fuqarāʾ ilá shurūṭ ṣuḥbat al-umarāʾ. English
Series World thought in translation
World thought in translation. ^A1348597
Abstract This mirror for princes sheds light on the relationship between spiritual and political authority in early modern Egypt This guide to political behavior and expediency offers advice to Sufi shaykhs, or spiritual guides, on how to interact and negotiate with powerful secular officials, judges, and treasurers, or emirs. Translated into English for the first time, it is a unique account of the relationship between spiritual and political authority in late medieval / early modern Islamic society.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2016938753
ISBN9780300198652 (hardcover)
ISBN0300198655 (hardcover)

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