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In: Waqf in Zaydī Yemen
Author: Eirik Hovden
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1 Map of the northern (western) part of the Republic of Yemen. 8

2 The basic ideal legal waqf model. 29

3 The Islam, sharīʿa, fiqh, waqf model. 51

4 Table over main analytical concepts of waqf knowledge. 60

5 Types of waqf according to the type of administration and type of beneficiary. 85

6 Section of an entry of a waqf register. 117

7 Section of the first page of the chapter of waqf in the Sharḥ al-azhār (1980 edition). 174

8 Taqrīr and tadhhīb, “validation marks”. Sharḥ al-azhār (1980 edition), 3:479 (three-year rule). 178

9 The relationship between waqf and waṣīya in schematic form. 190

10 The two first ikhtiyārāt of Imām Yaḥyā’s list (al-ʿAlīmī, al-Taqlīdiyya, 259). 225

11 The three-year rule in the Sharḥ al-azhār. (1980 edition), 3:497. 266

12 Photo of page 3:497 in the Sharḥ al-azhār (1980 edition). 273

13 A waqf document from 1621. 326

14 An entry from a waqf register concerning a waqf from 1852. 328

15 An entry from a waqf register, waqf for a sabīl from 1929. 333

16 The sabīl Sūq Ḥārrat al-Madar today, known as sabīl Sūq al-Shāhidayn. 337

17 A waqf document from 1983. 340

18 An inserted handwritten gloss: “Custom is to be followed” Sharḥ al-azhār (1980 edition), 3:503. 366

19 The first page of the chapter of waqf in the Sharḥ al-azhār (2003 edition), 8:171. 371

Waqf in Zaydī Yemen

Legal Theory, Codification, and Local Practice

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