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Published: 01 May 2016

704 Pages | 2 black and white

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748697564


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Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran

Volume II: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Texts, Sources and Authorities

Louise Marlow

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Classical Arabic Literature

  • Integrates the evidence of Counsel for Kings with established materials for the study of Samanid history
  • Demonstrates the interplay of mirrors for princes with other forms of literary expression, such as anthologies of adab, historiographical, theological, philosophical and homiletic writings, encyclopaedic works and poetry
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