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The Heterodoxies of the Shiites
The Heterodoxies of the Shiites
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Details:  The Heterodoxies of the Shiites according to Ibn Hazm,
Paperback - 264 pages,
*Originally written by Ibn Hazm al-Andalusi,
Translated and compiled by Israel Friedlaender, in 1909.
Classic Reprint Series by Forgotten Books.

Description :

This book is copy of a 100 year old English translation of a work originally written (Arabic) by the Andalusian literalist Abu Muhammad Ali ibn Ahmad Ibn Hazm [d.456h]. The work is split into two parts as described in detail below and shows the unorthodox doctrine and creed of the Shi'ah sect.

The following computer-generated description may contain errors and does not represent the quality of the original book:

'' The present treatise was originally published in the Journal of the American Oriental Society, in 1909. It consists of two parts, the first (covering 80 pages) and the second (covering 183 pages) having appeared respectively in vol. xxviii. and in vol. xxix. of the above-named Journal.''

Of the First part,

---Introduction,  pp. 1-28
---Translation of Ibn Hazm's texts pp. 28-80 with footnotes.

Of the Second part,

---Record of the sources used in the treatise, pp. 1-6,
---Commentary of the Part I, translated texts, pp. 6-136,
---The term Rawafid, pp. 138-159,
---Genealogical list (shajrah) of the personalities mentioned, p.160, 
---Index pp. 161-183.


*This is a remastered [photocopy] of the original English translation published in 1909.

This work is not a new or modern translation, and is only suitable for those people who are studying or researching classical texts on the shi'ah sects.

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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 04 November, 2013.