Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 December 2012

336 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774165689

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The Caliph of Cairo

Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 996-1021

Paul E. Walker

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • The hardbound edition of this book sold out quickly.
  • Fascinating biography of a mysterious and legendary figure in medieval Egypt about whom many intriguing and strange legends have been told; some controversial.
  • An important early Islamic ruler in Cairo, whose mosque is today a site of pilgrimage for the Shia Bohra sect.

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