Ritual, Politics, and the City in Fatimid Cairo

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CONTENTS
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Short Titles ix
Acknowledgments xi
Chapter 1 Introduction 1
Fatimid History: An Overview 1
Approaching Fatimid Rituals 5
Chapter 2 The Ceremonial Idiom 13
Protocols of Rank 13
Symbols of Authority 23
The Caliph as Center 32
Chapter 3 The Ritual City 39
The Beginnings of the Ritual City 40
The Elaboration of the Ritual City under al-'Azīz 48
The Integration of Fustat into the Ritual City 52
The Restoration of al-Āmir and the Reinterpretation of the Ritual City 67
Chapter 4 Politics, Power, and Administration:
The New Year's Ceremony 83
The Model Procession: Ibn al-Tuwayr's Description of the New Year87
The Negotiation of Power in the New Year's Procession 94
Chapter 5 The Urban River 99
The Highwayman of Egypt: Agriculture and Irrigation 99
The Ceremony to Cut the Canal 100
Late Fatimid Nile Ceremonies 104
Perfuming the Nilometer 112
Dating the Nilometer Ceremony 114
The Urban River 117

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  • Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Short Titles *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction 1
  • Chapter 2 - The Ceremonial Idiom 13
  • Chapter 3 - The Ritual City 39
  • Chapter 4 - Politics, Power, and Administration: the New Year's Ceremony 83
  • Chapter 5 - The Urban River 99
  • Chapter 6 - Ceremonial as Polemic 121
  • Chapter 7 - Epilogue 135
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