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Fatimid State

The Dhimmis and their Role in the Administration of the Fatimid State

One of the most recurring questions today is the Islamic state's relationship with the dhimmis (Jews and
Christians living under early Muslim rule) and their status in the early days of Islam and up to the late days of the
Islamic Caliphate. This relationship may have been varying, swinging up and down. Perhaps the more legitimate
questions are: What were the factors that affected the nature of the Dhimmis relationship with the ruling power in
the Islamic state? What was the status of the Dhimmis and what roles did they play in the early Islamic states,

The Dhimmis and their Role in the Administration of the Fatimid State

Publication Type  Article
Year of Publication  2016
Date Published  2016
Authors  Kharanbeh, Dr. Saleh; Hamad, Dr. Muhammad
Original Publication  International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 6, No. 2; February 2016
Key Words  The Dhimmis; Fatimid State; Islamic history; Islamic civilization


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