Authority and Identity in Medieval Islamic Historiography :
Persian Histories from the Peripheries
by Mimi Hanaoka
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107127033 | 320 Pages | True PDF | 2.2 MB
Intriguing dreams, improbable myths, fanciful genealogies, and suspect etymologies. These were all key elements of the historical texts composed by scholars and bureaucrats on the peripheries of Islamic empires between the tenth and fifteenth centuries.