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Carter Vaughn Findley

equates the Arabic names of the three “parts” above with i‘tiqadat, ‘ibadat , and mu‘amelat . 27 The first term, i‘tiqadat , comes from the same Arabic root as al-Nasafi’s title, ‘Aqa’id , both terms signifying matters of faith and belief. ‘Ibadat is the normal term for the obligatory acts of


Carter Vaughn Findley

the origins of the Quraysh, the tribe of Muhammad, and adding to his genealogy the succession to leadership in the Muslim community. As noted, the belief that Selim I acquired the caliphate upon the conquest of Cairo in 1517 is wrong as history. As Ottoman dynastic propaganda, however, the

Inga Merkyte and Klavs Randsborg

A series of excavated graves and grave inventories from the area around Abomey-Bohicon in Bénin, dating to the days of the Dahomean kingdom, are presented by the BDArch team, Bénin-Denmark Archaeology Project. They are among the very few documented burials from this region of the world and have yielded unprecedented insight into social performance and ritual behaviour at death, in addition to their unique archaeological documentation.

A. Bredius

or by EDOUARD IVIICHEL. Contrary to the theory stated by Mr. Renders in his book: "La Solution du probleme Van der Weyden-Flemalle-Campin", the writer of the above article holds to his belief in the existence of two distinct persons, viz. the Master of F16malle and Rogier van der Weyden, in the

Harry Schmidt

monatlichem Kostgeld und Pension fur das halbe Jahr, ist anzunehmen, dass der gesammte Betrag sich auf 60 Taler fur das halbe Jahr belief. 3) Der Ausdruck scheint zu bedeuten, dass das Gewand kein ganz prichtiges Galakleid, aber auch kein einfaches Gewand war, sondern ein Kleid, mit dem man zu Hofe gehen

Nyree Finlay

it bears witness to one of the few genuine stone-using communities left in the world. Adopting a theoretical approach that draws directly on indigenous ontologies and beliefs, the Etta Woga of the Boreda Gamo, Weedman Arthur advocates against the tautology of western scholarship, seeking

Hugo Pinto, Will Archer, David Witelson, Rae Regensberg, Stephanie Edwards Baker, Rethabile Mokhachane, Joseph Ralimpe, Nkosinathi Ndaba, Lisedi Mokhantso, Puseletso Lecheko and Sam Challis

where figures’ outlines are smudged, and scratching and chipping attest to modern traditional healers’ beliefs that San rock art paint can be collected and used as a powerful medicine. This practice constitutes possibly one of the last connections between the beliefs of modern farmers and the San, from

Anne Lowenthal

Institutes 59 (1996), pp. 174-204. In many respects, then, Held’s interest in the law was reflected in his scholarly writings and teaching. He would argue his case, as it were, in the belief that a well- marshalled argument would lead to the ‘truth.’ The force of his mind and personality, his sensitive eye

William H. Halewood

this scarcely justifies reluctance in claiming potency for it as an influence. On the contrary, the multiplicity of Protestant voices attests to zeal and an energetic and general precisionism concerning the elements of Protestant belief., Sects divided over points of doctrine that seem minor three