Page 1. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Page Page Page Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah written in the fith Century Hijri is perhaps the single most comprehensive account of the workings of Islamic. Al-Ahkam Al-Sultaniyyah: The Laws of Islamic Governance. Translated by Asadullah Yate. London: Ta-Ha Publishers Pp. Price not.
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The Abbasid rulers asked Mawardi to write a treatise on the Islamic political ruling system so people were able to differentiate the legitimate Abbasid Caliphate from pretenders such as the Al-qhkam based in Egypt.
After his initial appointment as Qadi Judgehe was gradually promoted to higher offices, till he became the Chief Justice at Baghdad. Menna Eltellawy rated it really liked it Nov 09, Ahmad Saqr rated it really liked it Mar 16, Published January 1st by Ta Ha Publishers first published Refresh and try again. Be the first to review this product.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The eleventh century saw the possibility of a revival of Abbasid fortunes through an alliance with the rising Seljuks. There are no reviews yet. MaryElle rated it really liked it Jan 01, Essam Gad rated it really liked it Mar 27, The book also considers the main issues relating to land ownership, water supplies, criminal law, fair trading, control over weights and measures, and public order.
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The Laws Of Islamic Governance – Al-Ahkam As-Sultaniyyah
Be the first one to write a review. The resulting book, Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah The Laws of Islamic Governancewritten in AD, gained prominence at the time and is the most cited textbook in modern political studies in Islam.
Al-Risala — Imam al-Shafii. He was still in Baghdad when it was taken over by Buwahids.
Al Ahkam As Sultaniyyah = The Laws Of Islamic Governance
Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah Ordinances of Governance Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah book commences with a discussion of the juristic theory of the Caliphate — commencing with the obligation of Imamate on Muslims the author uses the term interchangeably with Caliphate and the supporting Sharia evidences followed by a discussion of the contract and procedure of appointment of the Caliph.
Amnabiha rated it really liked it Oct 04, Thanks for telling us about the problem. In this capacity he played a key role in establishing harmonious relations between the declining Abbasid Caliphate and the rising powers of Buwahids and Seljukes. Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah written in the fith Century Hijri is perhaps the single most comprehensive account of the workings of Islamic governance and equally a highly influential theoretical outline of the nature of that governance.
The following nineteen chapters over pages in length detail insights into key issues of Islamic political and public administrative law, including the appointment of governors, officials, judges and military commanders, and their rights, responsibilities and duties; fighting apostates, insurgents and brigands; dividing the spoils of war; boundaries between countries, land reclamation and water supplies; land enclosure, tithes, taxes and alms; crimes and punishments; fornication, theft, drinking and adultery.
Your Shopping Cart is empty! Return to Book Page. Fundamental Ideas Al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah book commences with a discussion of the juristic theory of the Caliphate — commencing with the obligation of Imamate on Muslims the author uses the term la-ahkam with Caliphate and the supporting Sharia evidences followed by a discussion of the contract and procedure of appointment of the Caliph.
He was favoured with rich gifts and tributes by most Sultans of the time. Uploaded by Islamic Project Gutenberg on June 29, Customers who bought this product also al-ahkwm. Explanation of the Three Fundamental Principles of Islaam. Mawardi makes considerable use of Sharia texts and historical precedents throughout the earlier Caliphate periods to justify his points and articulate the structural concepts of the state.
The key construct that al-Ahkam as-Sultaniyyah articulates is the hierarchical structure of political governance with the Caliph at the apex.