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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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Sunnī Rulers and their Cadis

Sunnī Rulers and their Cadis

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(p.83) 2 Sunnī Rulers and their Cadis
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The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt
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Yaacov Lev

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.003.0003

The chapter examines the history of the cadi institution in Egypt between 868 and 969. During that period, the cadis came to the forefront of political life under the Tulunids (868-905) and the Ikhshidids (935-969). The chapter also follows the spread of the cadi institution to Egypt’s provincial towns and the cadis’ involvement in the application of the law.

Keywords:   Madhhab, Raʼy, Shurut, Qadi, Hakim

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