A Ḥadīth Fragment on Papyrus

A small fragment of papyrus contains a tradition ascribed to ʿUmar b. al-Khaṭṭāb (d. 23/644) also known from literary sources, albeit with some variations in the text and transmission history. Written on the re-used back of an official text, it will be used to discuss how such traditions might have...

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Published in:Der Islam
Main Author: Sijpesteijn, Petra 1971-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: 2015
In:Der Islam
Year: 2015, Volume: 92, Issue: 2, Pages: 321-331
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Summary:A small fragment of papyrus contains a tradition ascribed to ʿUmar b. al-Khaṭṭāb (d. 23/644) also known from literary sources, albeit with some variations in the text and transmission history. Written on the re-used back of an official text, it will be used to discuss how such traditions might have functioned in the written culture of the early Abbasid Empire.
ISSN:1613-0928
Contains:In: Der Islam
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1515/islam-2015-0011