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The formation of history as a discipline during early Islamic history

Akhmetova, Elmira (2019) The formation of history as a discipline during early Islamic history. In: International Symposium on History of Civilization Sciences in Islam, 20-21 December 2019, Ibn Haldun University Başakşehir Campus, Istanbul Turkey. (Unpublished)

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This paper highlights the importance of history as a discipline and a branch of knowledge in early Islamic intellectual life. It first underlines that Islam, as a creed and culture, is a history-conscious religion that was born among the Arabs, who inherited well-established methodologies of oral tradition and writing of genealogies from their history-loving ancestors, thus facilitating the formation of history as a branch of revealed knowledge (naqli) along with ‘ilm al-hadith and ‘ilm al-tafasir as early as the second century after the hijrah.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 7311/77814
Uncontrolled Keywords: History as a discipline; Muslim historiography; Al-Zuhri; Seerah the Qur'anic concept of history
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP134.S3 Quran and Science
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CB History of civilization
D History General and Old World > D History (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of History & Civilization
Depositing User: Dr Elmira Akhmetova
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2020 09:46
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2020 09:46
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/77814

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