Author: Emran Iqbal El-BadawiPublish On: 2022-12-01
Her husband, whose religious and political career she influenced, was the Prophet Muhammad. A landmark exploration of the legacy of female power in late antique Arabia, Queens and Prophets is a corrective that is long overdue.
Author: Emran Iqbal El-Badawi
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
‘A genuinely paradigm-shifting work by one of the most exciting and innovative scholars in the field... compelling and powerful...’ Reza Aslan Arab noblewomen of late antiquity were instrumental in shaping the history of the world. Between Rome’s intervention in the Arabian Peninsula and the Arab conquests, they ruled independently, conducting trade and making war. Their power was celebrated as queen, priestess and goddess. With time some even delegated authority to the most important holy men of their age, influencing Arabian paganism, Christianity and Islam. Empress Zenobia and Queen Mavia supported bishops Paul of Samosata and Moses of Sinai. Paul was declared a heretic by the Roman church, while Moses began the process of mass Arab conversion. The teachings of these men survived under their queens, setting in motion seismic debates that fractured the early churches and laid the groundwork for the rise of Islam. In sixth-century Mecca, Lady Khadijah used her wealth and political influence to employ a younger man then marry him against the wishes of dissenting noblemen. Her husband, whose religious and political career she influenced, was the Prophet Muhammad. A landmark exploration of the legacy of female power in late antique Arabia, Queens and Prophets is a corrective that is long overdue.
Islam, but it was only then that the Prophet married her, elevating her from a concubine to a wife. In the year 627 the Byzantine ruler of Egypt, Cyrus, sent a gift to the Prophet in Medina, after the latter had invited him to become a ...
Author: Taef El-Azhari
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Drawing on specific historical case studies and events, this book looks at the role of women, mothers, wives, eunuchs, concubines, qahramans and atabegs in the dynamics and manipulation of medieval Islamic politics.
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YEARS B.C. EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE ISRAELITES , CONTEMPORANEOUS PERSONS AND EVENTS IN HEATHEN COUNTRIES . Julah , Israel . 900 Jehoshaphat con- Prophets Elijah and Alliance of Israel with Syquers Ammon and Micaiah . ria against ...
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