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Tradition and Survival

A Bibliographical Survey of Early Shi'ite Literature

Modarressi Hossein

Featuring over 250 key thinkers both major and less well-known, and spanning three centuries, this is a comprehensive survey of early Shi’ite literature, and the first of its kind. For each figure, the author offers a summary of their life and achievements, before outlining their literary and scholarly contributions to the canon, and documenting all sources for their writings, even those long-since vanished. Each entry includes information on further reading for the figure in question, in addition to detailed footnotes and a full bibliography.

  • Publication date: October 13, 2003
  • ISBN: 9781851683314
  • RRP: £65.00
  • Pages: 464

Modarressi Hossein

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