ʿAnāq bt. Ādam, the Islamic Story of the Very First Witch

Gender and the Origins of Evil Magic

Some Islamic traditions mention an enigmatic daughter of Adam named ʿAnāq. Little is known about her; for example, the corresponding entry in the Encyclopaedia of Islam simply states that ʿAnāq is the “name given by the Arabs to the daughter of Adam, the twin sister of Seth, wife of Cain and mother...

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Volume: 17
Main Author: Coulon, Jean-Charles
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Brill Academic Publishers 23.10.2019
published in: Hawwa (Leiden) Vol. 17; no. 2-3; p. 135–167
ORCID: 0000-0002-0763-6605
Data of publication: 2019-10-23
ISSN: 1569-2078
EISSN: 1569-2086
Discipline: Women's Studies
Series: Gender between Law, Religion and Myths: The Surroundings of Fiqh, edited by Mohammed Hocine Benkheira
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Hyper Article en Ligne (HAL)
HAL-SHS: Archive ouverte en Sciences de l'Homme et de la Société
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