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Author Marlow, Louise, author.

Title Counsel for kings : wisdom and politics in tenth-century Iran. Volume 2, The Naṣīḥat al-mulūk of Pseudo-Māwardī : texts, sources and authorities. / L. Marlow.

Publication Info. Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 384 pages) : PDF file(s).
Series Edinburgh studies in classical Arabic literature
Edinburgh studies in classical Arabic literature.
Note Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 30 Oct 2017).
Contents Volume 1. The Naṣīḥat al-mulūk of Pseudo-Māwardī : contexts and themes -- Volume 2. The Naṣīḥat al-mulūk of Pseudo-Māwardī : texts, sources and authorities.
Summary This book studies the Counsel for Kings as an illuminating commentary on the milieu and polity in which it was written and as a composition that seeks to persuade by drawing allusions between the diverse repertoire of wisdom literature available to the author and his audience and the circumstances of the author’s time and place.
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Subject Education of princes -- Early works to 1800.
Islamic Empire -- Kings and rulers -- Early works to 1800.
Iran -- Kings and rulers -- Early works to 1800.
Kings and rulers -- Duties.
Genre/Form Early works.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9780748696987
ISBN 0748696997
9780748696994 (electronic bk.)
9780748696987 (hardback)