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Islamic Names

An Introduction

Anne-Marie Schimmel

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Guiding Western readers through the endlessly fascinating and complicated system of Islamic personal names, Annemarie Schimmel's directory touches upon almost every aspect of Islamic life.


An excellent reference and compendium for Islamic names. Professor Schimmel is to be commended for bringing extreme diversity and detail into a very interesting and highly useful document.
- Names: A Journal of Onomastics
Offers a tantalising glimpse into Islamic personal names. This volume is a mostuseful addition to the books on Islamic names.
Covers a great deal of ground and many different disciplines and has much value for almost any student of Islam.

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