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Author Cook, David, 1966-

Title Studies in Muslim apocalyptic / David Cook.

Published Princeton, N.J. : Darwin Press, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  297.23 COOK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 470 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Studies in late antiquity and early Islam ; 21.
Studies in late antiquity and early Islam ; 21.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-444) and index.
Contents 1. Historical Apocalypses 34 -- Cycles of Rulers and Events Leading to the Apocalypse 36 -- A'maq Cycle 49 -- Invasions of Christian Lands 54 -- Christian Counter-Invasions 66 -- Trials of Egypt 80 -- Turkish Invasions 84 -- 2. Metahistorical Apocalypses 92 -- Dajjal and Jesus 93 -- Jewish Dajjal and the Dajjal Chained in the West 109 -- Dabba 120 -- Sufyani 122 -- 3. Messianic Cycles 137 -- Messiah Arriving from the East 147 -- Messiah Arriving from the Hijaz 154 -- Messianic Conquests 166 -- Messiah, King of Jerusalem 172 -- Yajuj and Majuj (Gog and Magog) 182 -- 4. Shi'i Apocalyptic 189 -- Messianic Figure 195 -- Polemical Figures 212 -- Enemies 221 -- 5. Moral Apocalypse 230 -- Attitudes toward Governments 236 -- Attitudes toward Religious Establishments 247 -- Attitudes toward Cities 254 -- 6. Interaction of Qur'an, Tafsir and Apocalyptic 269 -- Qur'anic Apocalyptic 270 -- Qur'an and Apocalyptic 275 -- Tafsir and Apocalyptic 282 -- 7. Munadi and Sarikh 307 -- 8. Concluding Essay on Muslim Apocalyptic 312 -- Appendix 1. A Selection of Muslim Apocalypses 333 -- I. Moral Apocalypses 333 -- II. Apocalypse of Weeks 344 -- III. Political Apocalypses on the Umayyads and 'Abbasids 350 -- IV. Apocalypses about Fitan 354 -- V. Historical and Messianic Apocalypses 358 -- VI. Oracle of Khurasan 378 -- VII. Astrological and Astronomical Apocalypses 382 -- VIII. A Picture of the End of the World 385 -- Appendix 2. Mahdi's Men and their Locations 387 -- Appendix 3. Qur'anic Citations in Muslim Apocalyptic Literature 393.
Subject Islamic eschatology.
Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0878501428 (alk. paper)