- Title Pages
- Dates and Abbreviations
- Figures and Tables
Chapter 2The Question of Divine Help in the Jihād
Chapter 3Reading the Qurʾān on Jihād: Two Early Exegetical Texts
Chapter 4Ibn Al-Mubarak’s Kitāb Al-Jihād and Early Renunciant Literature
Chapter 5Shaping Memory of the Conquests: The Case of Tustar
Chapter 6Who Instigated Violence: A Rebelling Devil or a Vengeful God?
Chapter 7Attitudes to the Use of Fire in Executions in Late Antiquity and Early Islam: The Burning of Heretics and Rebels in Late Umayyad Iraq
Chapter 8ʿAbbāsid State Violence and the Execution of Ibn ʿĀʾIsha
Chapter 9The Sultan and the Defiant Prince in Hunting Competition: Questions of Legitimacy in Hunting Episodes of Tabaristān
Chapter 10Violence Against Women in Andalusi Historical Sources (Third/Ninth– Seventh/Thirteenth Centuries)
Chapter 11Sexual Violence in Verse: The Case of Jiʿthin, Al-Farazdaq’s Sister
Chapter 13Eating People is Wrong: Some Eyewitness Reports of Cannibalism in Arabic Sources
Chapter 14Animals Would Follow ShāfiʿIsm: Legitimate and Illegitimate Violence to Animals in Medieval Islamic Thought
- Index of QurʾĀNic Citations
- General Index
- (p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction
- Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qur'an to the Mongols
István T. Kristó-Nagy
- Edinburgh University Press
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