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The theory, practice and administration of waqf with special reference to the Malayan state of Kedah
(University of St Andrews, 1971) - Thesis
Jews in Yemen in 17th-19th century according to Hebrew sources with comparison with Arabi Yamani sources
(University of St Andrews, 1970) - Thesis
Shāfiʻī and the interpretation of the role of the Qurʾān and the Ḥadīth
(University of St Andrews, 1976) - Thesis
This thesis deals with Shafi’i's theories on the role in usul al-fiqh of the Qur’an and the hadith. By detailed reference to Shifi’i’s writings, it becomes clear that his chief concern was with the role of the sunna ...
A critical edition of the linguistic dictionary Tahḏīb Al-Khawāṣ Min Durrat Al-Ghawwāṣ a critical edition by Ibn Manẓūr, 711/1311
(University of St Andrews, 1979) - Thesis
After studying this linguistic dictionary in manuscript: Al-Tahḏīb by Ibn Manẓūr, I realised the importance of studying and editing the manuscript. This research on Tahḏīb and the development of lexical studies and linguistics ...
Shams al-dim al-Sakhawi as a historian of the 9th/15th century : with an edition of that section of his chronicles (Wajiz al-kalam) covering the period 800-849 / 1397-1445
(1972) - Thesis
Although a prolific writer of history, Sakhawi is, primarily, a traditionist. As such, accuracy both in utterance and writing would, by the very nature of his training, be his first objective. Modern writers appear ...
A critical edition of Sharḥ al-Jumal li al-Zajjājī by Abū al-Ḥasan Ṭāhir b. Aḥmad b. Bābshād b. Mohamed Al-Naḥwī
(University of St Andrews, 1975-12) - Thesis
The present edition of Sharḥ al-Jumal li al-Zajjājī, written by Abū al-Ḥasan Ṭāhir b. Aḥmad b. Bābshād is mainly based on Ẕ MS. No. 1687. This manuscript consists of 312 folios and is divided into two volumes. This thesis ...
A critical edition of Ru'us al-masa'il by al-Zamakhshari (d. 538 A.H. / 1144)
(1977) - Thesis
This thesis consists of two parts. The first part deals with an introduction which is divided into five chapters, Chapter one provides, general information on the MS, the copyist and the orthography. The date and ...