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Sharia: 1250 to 1920: Middle East

Sharia is a set of fundamental principles (the Koran) and established legal sources (traditions of Muhammad, consensus of early Muslim generations) according to which a Muslim community is governed in its private and public affairs.

In postclassical Islam, Islamic law remained an ...

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