Veiling Esther, unveiling her story : the reception of a biblical book in Islamic lands / Adam J. Silverstein
- Silverstein, Adam J.
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource
- Oxford studies in the Abrahamic religions
Oxford scholarship online
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Haman in the Qur'an -- 2.Esther in Islamic Historical Sources -- 3.The Samaritan Esther -- 4.The Persian Esther "Midrash" -- 5.Esther and Ancient Persian Storytelling -- 6."Bougaios"---The Islamic Evidence -- 7.Why Did Mordecai Refuse to Bow?.
- This work examines the ways in which the biblical book of Esther was read, understood, and used in Muslim lands, from ancient to modern times. It features case-studies covering works from various periods and regions of the Muslim world.
- 9780191838712 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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