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The Administration of Justice in Medieval EgyptFrom the 7th to the 12th Century$
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Yaacov Lev

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781474459235

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.001.0001

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Introduction: Issues and Methodology

Introduction: Issues and Methodology

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(p.1) Introduction: Issues and Methodology
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(p.iii) The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt
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Yaacov Lev

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.003.0001

The Introduction examines the largely ignored question of to what extent Muslim law was applied in medieval Muslim states and whether its precepts indeed governed the life of individuals and the conduct of society. The Introduction also provides a unifying framework for the book and presents topics, which are directly relevant to the discussion of the administration of justice. The inquiry is also heavily influenced and informed by the progress that has been made in recent decades in the study of early Islam.

Keywords:   Mawardi (974-1058), Joseph Schacht, Emile Tyan, Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Mathieu Tillier, Wafd, Diwan, Fadaʼil Misr

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