The Institute of Ismaili Studies – Modern Ismaili Communities

Dr Zulfikar Hirji
Professor Azim Nanji

This is an edited version of an article that was originally published in The Encyclopaedia Iranica, Columbia University, New York, Vol. XIV, pp. 208-210.

The Ismailis consist of two main branches – the Nizari Ismailis and the Musta‘lian Tayyibi Ismailis. Both have their roots in the Fatimid period of Ismaili history

via The Institute of Ismaili Studies – Modern Ismaili Communities.

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