Az Zaydiyah

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Orig. name Az Zaydīyah
Country and Admin Code YE.08.1807 YE

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  • Zaydīyah — ▪ Islamic sect also spelled  Zaidiya , or  Zaidīs , English  Zaydis        a sect of Shīʿite Muslims owing allegiance to Zayd ibn ʿAlī, grandson of Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī. Doctrinally the Zaydīyah are closer to the majority Sunnites than are the other… …   Universalium

  • Az Zaydiyah — Original name in latin Az Zaydyah Name in other language Az Zadiyah, Az Zadyah, Az Zaydiyah, Az Zaydyah, Ez Zaidiyyah, Zaida, Zaidiya, Zaidya, Zaydiyah, Zaydyah, Zeidie, Zeidiya, alzydyt State code YE Continent/City Asia/Aden longitude 15.32851… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Yemen — /yem euhn, yay meuhn/, n. 1. Republic of, a country in S Arabia, formed in 1990 by the merger of the Yemen Arab Republic and the People s Democratic Republic of Yemen. 13,972,477; 207,000 sq. mi. (536,130 sq. km). Cap.: (political) San a. Cap.:… …   Universalium

  • Arabia, history of — Introduction       history of the region from prehistoric times to the present.       Some time after the rise of Islam in the first quarter of the 7th century AD and the emergence of the Arabian (Arab) Muslims as the founders of one of the great …   Universalium

  • Shīʿite — ▪ Islam Introduction Arabic  Shīʿī,  collective  Shīʿah        member of the smaller of the two major branches of Islam, distinguished from the majority Sunnis (Sunnite). Early development       Early in the history of Islam, the Shīʿites were a… …   Universalium

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  • Sanaa — Arabic Ṣanaʽāʾ City (pop., 1994: 954,400), capital of Yemen. Located in the western part of the country, it was built on the site of an ancient pre Islamic stronghold that has been traditionally dated to the 1st century AD. Its people converted… …   Universalium

  • Ibn Abī al-Rijāl, Aḥmad — ▪ Yemeni scholar in full  Aḥmad Ibn Abī al Rijāl ibn Ṣāliḥ  born July 1620, al Shabaṭ, Arabia died March 1681, Sanaa       Yemeni scholar and theologian, who is the best source of historical information on the little known sect of Shīʿī Muslims… …   Universalium

  • Islāmic world — Introduction  prehistory and history of the Islamic community.       Adherence to Islām is a global phenomenon: Muslims predominate in some 30 to 40 countries, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and along a belt that stretches across northern… …   Universalium

  • Rāfiḍah — ▪ Islam       (Arabic: “Rejectors”), broadly, Shīʿite Muslims who reject (rafḍ) the caliphate of Muḥammad s two successors Abū Bakr and ʿUmar. Many Muslim scholars, however, have stated that the term Rāfiḍah cannot be applied to the Shīʿites in… …   Universalium

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