Citation for Ghanimah

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"Ghanimah." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Jun 3, 2020. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e709>.

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"Ghanimah." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e709 (accessed Jun 3, 2020).

Ghanimah

In classical Islam, wealth taken by force from an enemy in times of war. There were considerable differences among the classical jurists concerning rights to, and possession of, such wealth. All were agreed, however, that ghanimah was to be distributed in accordance with the shares specified in the Quranic directive in surah 8:41 .

See also Fai

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