The political role of the jihadi Sufi in the Ayyubid period (567-648 AH\1171-1250AD)

  • Shawkat A. Mohamed University of Zakho
  • Ahlam A. Hussain University of Zakho

Abstract

The research is an attempt to trace the political role of the jihadi Sufi in the Ayyubid period (567-648 AH\1171-1250AD) as it represents one of the most important religious currents , Which were accepted by the public and featured role on more than one level where not only the role of Sufism on the religious side, but included all aspects of life intellectual, social and economic as well as their contributions to the political and jihadi prominent in the face of the Crusader invasion through their participation field in the battlefields, as they had their active role in the consolidation of the internal security of the State of the Ayyubid, where he served some of the elders of the Sufi positions of prominent political, and they often serve as advisers or ambassadors of the sultans , And perhaps some of them sometimes behave as an opposition politicans Ayyubites if they find that their behavior is dissent Shara or hurt the public interest to Muslims , the research has been divided in to two major sections , the first ;was allocate to the role of Sufism political , and the second section explain their role of war and their jihadist participation.

Author Biographies

Shawkat A. Mohamed, University of Zakho
Department of History - Faculty of Human Sciences - University of Zakho
Ahlam A. Hussain, University of Zakho
Department of History - Faculty of Human Sciences - University of Zakho
Published
2015-06-30
How to Cite
Mohamed, S. A., & Hussain, A. A. (2015). The political role of the jihadi Sufi in the Ayyubid period (567-648 AH\1171-1250AD). Humanities Journal of University of Zakho, 3(1), 117-129. Retrieved from https://hjuoz.uoz.edu.krd/index.php/hum/article/view/181
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Humanities Journal of University of Zakho