By Allen J. Frank, Mirkasyim A. Usmanov

ISBN-10: 9004141278

ISBN-13: 9789004141278

This biographical dictionary, according to a Turkic manuscript compiled in 1912, is key for all these drawn to the Islamic historical past of imperative Asia lower than Russian and chinese language rule. overlaying the interval from 1770 - 1912, it brings to lifestyles the muslim groups of Sufis and students of the japanese Kazakh steppe. Its large biographical details presents clean insights into the highbrow, political, and non secular lifetime of a zone for which indigenous Islamic resources are almost unknown. With a old and textological creation, complete English translation, huge notes, and an Arabic-script Turkic textual content.

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Qurb§n-#AlÊ]. The next day he came to me (as though he considered me ignorant about the defendant’s dealings, that is, about the platter and the silver). “If you would close such-and-such’s suit, I have livestock [to take care of]. As for what they said, I have given up my case several times,” and he frowned at us angrily squinting. “How will we stop it, first of all we both recorded it; and then there is nothing to do besides having the plaintiff read it and proclaim it to the defendant. ” [he said,] “So-and-so didn’t convince me because of having lied.

B¿k Sulã§n was angry at his wife and said, “Didn’t you know the molda’s character? ” As for J§nbål§ã, he had followed after B§b§y and [from] outside of the yurt he had heard what he had said, and he mounted his horse, took off, and reached his encampment, making a two-day journey in a single day. 54 B§b§y died in the middle of the 1270’s AH [ca. 1858 CE] a few years before B¿k Sulã§n’s death. 55 [It] was within the possessions of AÈmad TÙrä). Regarding his will, one chest of tea and one bag of butter were given to MuÈammad-‘§diq in $yagåz.

M. S. Mukanov’s account of Arghïn’s ancestry corresponds partially to $q B§lïq’s account, and is as follows (according to the Russian spelling): Argyn b. Karakozha b. Zhanshora bi b. Zhanarys (founder and ancestor of the Middle Zhuz); Mukanov, Iz istoricheskogo proshlogo, 123. 23 That is, of the Kazakh Senior Zhuz. 24 This account of the original clans of the Senior Zhuz differs substantially from the various published accounts. Cf. ), Qazaq shezhiresi, 16-18. 25 There is a R§mad§n [clan] in the Senior Zhuz, in the Junior Zhuz, and among the Naymans in the Middle Zhuz.

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