Paradise of Submission: A Medieval Treatise on Ismaili Thought (Ismaili Texts and Translations) By Nasir Al-Din Al-Tusi, Seyyed Jalal Hosseini Badakhchani (Editor) Cover Image
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Nasir al-Din Tusi, the renowned Shi'i scholar of the 13th century, produced a range of writings in different fields of learning under Ismaili patronage and later under the Mongols. This is a new English translation of his Rawda-yi taslim - the single most important Ismaili text from the Alamut period. Here the Persian and English texts are published together for the first time to produce a work of enormous value to students of Islamic theology and philosophy. The book contains an introduction by Professor Hermann Landolt and philosophical commentary by Professor Christian Jambet, who has produced a French translation of this text.

About the Author


S. Jalal Badakhchani has a doctorate in Islamic Studies from the University of Oxford and is currently a Research Associate at the Institute of Ismaili Studies.Christian Jambet is a French scholar and philosopher.

Praise For…


"...should most certainly find a home on the shelves of any collection with even a modicum of holdings on Ismaili studies." --Mela Notes



Product Details
ISBN: 9781860644368
ISBN-10: 1860644368
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: March 1st, 2005
Pages: 456
Language: English
Series: Ismaili Texts and Translations