March 2017 Academic & Specialist Edinburgh University Press

The Fatimid Empire Michael Brett

The Fatimid Empire
Michael Brett

From its foundation at the beginning of the tenth to its final disappearance towards the end of the twelfth century, the Fatimid Empire played a central but controversial role in the history of Islam. This book combines the separate histories of Isma'ilism, North Africa and Egypt with that of the dynasty into a coherent account.