136 - Farhad Daftary on the Ismā'īlīs

Peter is joined by Farhad Daftary, a leading expert on the Shiite group known as the Ismā'īlīs.

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Further Reading: 

• F. Daftary, The Ismailis: Their History and Doctrines (Cambridge: 1990).

• F. Daftary, The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Ismailis (London: 1994).

• F. Daftary, Mediaeval Ismaili History and Thought (Cambridge: 1996)

• F. Daftary, A Short History of the Ismailis (Edinburgh: 1998).

• F. Daftary, Intellectual Traditions in Islam (London: 2000).

• F. Daftary, Ismaili Literature (London: 2004).

• F. Daftary, A Modern History of the Ismailis: Continuity and Change in a Muslim Community (London: 2011).

Ismaili Institute website

Nasir Karim Musafir's picture

Thanks to the Programme Owners, interviewer and the very respect

Farhad Daftary deserves my hearty commendations and appreciation, as a believer in Ismaili-Islam and a formal community-teacher and a student of Ismaili thought and history, for his clarity of thought and the grounded research, as he speaks with ease in that light, on the subject in the Programme.