Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 May 2009

360 Pages

ISBN: 9780748625123

Bookseller Code (06)

Rituals of Islamic Monarchy

Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Andrew Marsham

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first book-length exploration of royal ritual in the Islamic world
  • Focuses on the oath of allegiance pledged by subjects to their caliph
  • Contributes to major debates in Islamic history including the development of Arab-Muslim identity and the formation of the 'Islamic state'
  • Explicitly situates developments in the Islamic world in a late antique and early medieval context

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