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Der Islam

Journal of the History and Culture of the Middle East

Ed. by Heidemann, Stefan / Hagen, Gottfried / Kaplony, Andreas / Matthee, Rudi

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CiteScore 2016: 0.21

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.195
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.682

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1613-0928
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Volume 89, Issue 1-2 (Nov 2012)

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Early Versions of the shahāda: A Tombstone from Aswan of 71 A.H., the Dome of the Rock, and Contemporary Coinage

Jere L. Bacharach, / Sherif Anwar,
Published Online: 2012-11-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/islam-2012-0003

Abstract: The article investigates the earliest appearance of a group of words which are identified in the literature as the shahāda but are rarely defined on the assumption that everyone knows what the shahāda is. The basic argument is that there was more than one version of the shahāda circulating in the Islamic world at the beginning of the eighth decade A.H./690s C.E. and that scholars need to define which version they mean when using the term “shahāda” for this early period. Evidence for the argument includes data from stelae from Aswan to the Fatimid era, the Dome of the Rock and early Muslim coinage.

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Published Online: 2012-11-30

Published in Print: 2012-11-01


Citation Information: Der Islam, ISSN (Online) 1613-0928, ISSN (Print) 0021-1818, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/islam-2012-0003.

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