10. Mysticism
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In volume 1 | book 2, Islamic Literature in the Arabic Language | Section 2, The Post-Classical Period of Islamic Literature from ca. 400/1000 until ca. 656/1258

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1. Abu ’l-Qāsim ʿAbd al-Karīm b. Hawāzin b. ʿAbd al-Malik b. Ṭalḥa b. Muḥammad al-Qushayrī, d. 465/1072 (see Suppl.).

Ibn Khall. 367, Jāmī, Nafaḥāt 354, Flügel, Wiener Jahrb. 47, Anz. Bl. p. 3. 1. Risālat al-Qushayrī, written in 438/1045, an exposition of the foundations of mysticism, with an introduction describing the lives of famous Sufis and an explanation of their…

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Carl Brockelmann, “10. Mysticism”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_122100>
First published online: 2017

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