‘The benefits of marriage’
ʿAlī Qulī Jadīd al-Islām, António de Jesus
Date: Probably before 1711
Original Language: Persian
Fawāʾid-i izdiwāj is one of ʿAlī Qulī’s minor works, most likely written in preparation for Sayf al-mūʾminīn, as suggested by the fact that many of the themes addressed in this text also appear in his magnum opus. It covers pp. 291-310 in the 1994/5 version edited by Rasūl Jaʿfariyān.
In his argumentation in this risāla, ʿAlī Qulī uses some of the same rhetorica…