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Abstract Not many states could counter the attacks of the Roman empire and win victories the way Persia did. Ancient towns, aqueducts and irrigation facilities of Persia boggle minds even in our days. “Shahnameh”, an epic poem written by the great Ferdowsi, is a source of many legends, including the one that mentions a king who thought its every line was worth gold. The UNESCO heritage list includes bridges and palaces built at the order of the shah Abbas the Great of Persia, who is often called the Iranian Peter the Great. Landmarks, paintings, portraits of government leaders can be…
Abstract This book by Sayyid Salman Safavi, a modern representative of the Safaviyya Sufi order (tariqa), contains the description of basic concepts of mysticism in Islam. The author defines such notions as mysticism (‘irfan, tasavvuf), mystic (salik), mystic path (suluk), mystic journey (asfar) and demonstrates specific features of practical (‘amali) aspects of the Islamic mysticism. The book is meant for researchers working on Islamic mysticism, practicing Muslims and general audience interested in Islamic culture, philosophy and poetry. Imprint Sayyid Salman Safavi. Practical mysticism. ‘Irfan-i 'amali / translated from Persian by M.I. Gen, T.A. Zaglubotskaya; edited by N.I. Prigarina; reviewed by…
Abstract Different aspects of the Arab Muslim culture (linguistics, poetry, philosophy, history, music) have been thoroughly analysed in order to demonstrate the most important methods of conceptualization used in the Arab Muslim culture. The book explores the concepts of thing, unity and plurality, whole and part, reveals the nature of mechanisms and procedures that are based on these basic categories and organize the theoretical discourse of the Arab Muslim intellectuals. The book continues the first volume of “The Scattered and the Organized” issued in 2015 and entitled as “a strategy for organizing semantic space in the Arab Muslim culture”. Imprint…
Abstract Мөселман дөньясында, аеруча шигыйлар мохитендә, үзенең әһәмияте буенча Изге Коръәннән генә калыша торган җыентыкның татар теленә беренче тулы тәрҗемәсе. «Нәһҗ әл-бәлага» — «Сөйләм осталыгы юлыннан» бүген барлык гарәп гуманитар югары уку йортларында өйрәнелә, чөнки аның теле — югары «садж`» яисә рифмаланган прозаның үрнәкле стиле. Җыентык өч өлештән — хөтбә, хатлар һәм афоризмнардан (канатлы сүзләр) тора. Аларны төрле вакытта һәм хәл-вакыйгаларда, әмма бер үк тарихи җирлектә — пәйгамбәрнең вафатыннан соң ике генә дистә ел үткәндә Ислам хәлифәлеген чолгап алган беренче сәяси фетнә чорында имам Гали сөйләп ишеттергән яисә үз куллары белән язган. Imprint Гали бине Әбү Талиб. Сөйләм осталыгы юлыннан…
Abstract Кулыгыздагы китап сезгә дөрес итеп тәһарәт алырга, намаз кылырга һәм кайбер коръәни аять-догаларны өйрәнүдә ярдәмче булыр. Шулай ук әлеге китапта сез ислам тәгълиматы мәдәни нигезләренең кыскача бирелешен табып, ислам тарихында булып үткән мөһим вакыйгалар, пәйгамбәребез, бөек имамнар тормышыннан гыйбрәтле һәм хикмәтле хикәяләр белән танышырсыз. Imprint Сәед Мөхәммәт Кәмрани һәм Гали Риза Рахими. Илаһи бүләкләр / русчадан тәрҗемә Рәмис Гыйззәтдин. – М. : ООО «Садра», 2017. – 176 б.
Abstract In the European tradition (except for the Historical School) the economic and moral discourses have existed separately since Adam Smith’s “The Wealth of Nations”. In the Islamic economic thought moral and ethical aspects are a part of economic argumentation. This book — the result of joint efforts of scholars of Iranian secular and religious institutions — gives an opportunity to obtain the first-hand information about this and other distinguishing features of Islamic economy. The book is intended for experts in economy and a wide range of interested readers. Imprint Values and principles of Islamic economy / translated from Persian…
Abstract For the first time in the history of Arab studies in Russia (and currently in the entire world) this work offers a reconstruction of the philosophical and religious system of the last prominent figure of the Bagdad school of Mu’tazilism, Abu al-Qasim al-Balhi al-Kabi (d. 319/931). Apart from a comparative analysis of the views of al-Balhi and his predecessors, the book attempts to present, wherever possible, an aggregate picture of discussions of Basra and Bagdad mutakallims on the pivotal questions of ethics, politics, ontology and epistemology. The edition will be useful for experts in Arab studies, philosophers and religious…
Abstract Studying land and legal relations of the Dagestan peoples is one of the most pertinent and important goals of history. The variety of development ways and forms in the regions of the republic, which differ in historical, natural and geographic conditions, attracts close attention of historians specializing in Dagestan studies. The development level of economic activity, principal land ownership and land rent forms, various ways of rent appropriation, and relationships between society members arising therefrom — these are the main aspects describing the society’s development level and its social and economical structure. This book attempts to provide an objective…