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Title:Khadīja and ʻĀ’isha: a study of premodern and modern scholarly portrayals
Author(s):Hussain, Naseeha S
Department / Program:Religion
Discipline:Religion
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:M.A.
Genre:Thesis
Subject(s):Khadīja bint Khuwaylid
‘A̅’isha bint Abū Bakr
Ibn Sa‘d
Al-Zarkashī
ʻAbd al-Raḥmān
Mernissi
Abstract:This is a study of the portrayals of two of the most influential women in Islamic history: Khadīja bint Khuwaylid and ‘A̅’isha bint Abū Bakr. This paper will outline the descriptions of these women made by both premodern and modern scholars. The eighth volume of Muḥammad Ibn Sa‘d’s Al-Ṭabaqa̅t al-Kubrá and Badr al-Dīn al-Zarkashī’s Al-Ijāba li-īrād mā istadrakathu ʻĀʾisha ʻala al-ṣaḥāba make up the premodern scholarly works studied. The modern works included in the study are ʻĀ'isha ʻAbd al-Raḥmān's The Wives of the Prophet and Fatima Mernissi's The Veil and the Male Elite
Issue Date:2015-07-31
Type:Thesis
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/90448
Rights Information:Copyright 2015 Naseeha Hussain
Date Available in IDEALS:2016-07-07
Date Deposited:2016-05


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