A woman's work is never done: women and Da'wa in early Ismailism

Cortese, Delia (2007) A woman's work is never done: women and Da'wa in early Ismailism. In: Egypt and Syria in the Fatimid, Ayyubid and Mamluk Eras: Proceedings of the 11th, 12th and 13th International Colloquium Organized at the Katholieke: 5 (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta). D'Hulster, K. and Vermeulen, U., eds. Peeters, pp. 63-72. ISBN 9789042919457

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Abstract

The purpose of the paper is to investigate the diverse roles that women were ideally expected to play and, at least in some cases, they were indeed reported to have played in support of the Ismaili propaganda of the pre-fatimid period and during the North African phase in the history of the Fatimids.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
A. > Perspectives in Religion group
A. > School of Health and Education > Education > Interpreting and Translation group
Item ID: 12375
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Depositing User: Delia Cortese
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 12:17
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:29
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/12375

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