Al-fatāwā l-ʿĀlamgīriyya
(2,038 words)

Al-fatāwā l-Hindiyya

'Legal opinions of the time of Aurangzeb'

Shaykh Niẓām al-Dīn Burhānpūrī

Date: 1664-72

Original Language: Arabic

Description

Al-fatāwā l-ʿĀlamgīriyya is a compendium of Muslim law according to the Ḥanafī school of jurisprudence. It was compiled by a team of more than 40 scholars between 1664 and 1672 in northern India under the supervision of Shaykh Niẓām al-Dīn Burhānpūrī and with the patronage of the Mughal Emperor Aurang…

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Khalfaoui, Mouez, “ Al-fatāwā l-ʿĀlamgīriyya”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 April 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28270>



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