We have already noted the vast and rapid territorial spread of Islamic law. As with the Roman law before it, it brought a unifying legal system to a vast diversity of peoples and countries. As with the concept of the respublica Christiana of medieval Europe, with its unifying body of Christian law, so also the republic of Islam had its unifying body of law.
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Weeramantry, C.G. (1988). The Sources of Islamic Law. In: Islamic Jurisprudence. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-19456-8_3
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