The Rebellion of Muḥammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya in 145/762: Talibis and Early Abbasis in Conflict

The Rebellion of Muḥammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya in 145/762: Talibis and Early Abbasis in Conflict

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This book presents a detailed in-depth study, primarily based on primary Arabic sources, of the background, history and the consequences of the rebellion of Muhammad b. ʿAbdallah b. al-Hasan b. al-Hasan b. ʿAli b. Abi Talib, better known as al-Nafs al-Zakiyya, in 145/762, during the reign of the Abbasid Caliph, Abu Jaʿfar al-Mansur. It focuses on the relations between the early Abbasid and the different Talibi-(Shiʿi) families - mainly the Hasanis and the Husaynis - and the internal struggles between these factions for the legitimacy of authority.

Last updated on 12/18/2016