Islamic Names: An Introduction (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)

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Guiding Western readers through the endlessly fascinating and complicated system of Islamic personal names, Annemarie Schimmel's directory touches upon almost every aspect of Islamic life.

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From superstition to indications of social change, this wide-ranging guide surveys all Islamic countries to provide a detailed account of naming, helping the reader to understand Islamic historical sources and culture, as well as the names of living individuals.

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Annemarie Schimmel, SI, HI, was a well known and very influential German Orientalist and scholar, who wrote extensively on Islam and Sufism. She was a professor at Harvard University from 1967 to 1992.

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