The Theocrat: A Modern Arabic Novel

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The Theocrat: A Modern Arabic Novel ❴BOOKS❵ ✫ The Theocrat: A Modern Arabic Novel Author Bensalem Himmich – Polishdarling.co.uk The Theocrat takes as its subject one of Arab and Islamic history s most perplexing figures, al Hakim bi Amr Illah the ruler by order of God , the Fatimid caliph who ruled Egypt during the tenth centu The Theocrat A Modern Kindle × takes as its subject one of Arab and Islamic history s most perplexing figures, al Hakim bi Amr The Theocrat: PDF/EPUB or Illah the ruler by order of God , the Fatimid caliph who ruled Egypt during the tenth century and whose career Theocrat: A Modern PDF/EPUB ✓ was a direct reflection of both the tensions within the Islamic dominions as a whole and of the conflicts within his own mind In this remarkable novel Bensalem Himmich explores these tensions and conflicts and their disastrous consequences on an individual ruler and on his people Himmich does not spare his readers the full horror and tragedy of al Hakim s reign, but in employing a variety of textual styles including quotations from some of the best known medieval Arab historians vivid historical narratives a series of extraordinary decrees issued by the caliph and, most remarkably, the inspirational utterances of al Hakim during his ecstatic visions, recorded by his devotees and subsequently a basis for the foundation of the Druze community he succeeds brilliantly in painting a portrait of a character whose sheer unpredictability throws into relief the qualities of those who find themselves forced to cajole, confront, or oppose him.


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10 thoughts on “The Theocrat: A Modern Arabic Novel

  1. فايز غازي Fayez Ghazi فايز غازي Fayez Ghazi says:

    25


  2. Ahmed Ahmed says:

    , ,100


  3. إبراهيم عادل إبراهيم عادل says:

    .


  4. فاطمة الزهراء الرياض فاطمة الزهراء الرياض says:


  5. توفيق عبد الرحيم توفيق عبد الرحيم says:

    400 400


  6. Eman Eman says:


  7. Basim Mahmoud Basim Mahmoud says:


  8. Hjaj Hjaj says:

    , ,,,,,_ _, ,,,,,_ _, , ,


  9. Tamer Goueli Tamer Goueli says:

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