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The Life of Muhammad - I. Ishaq

The Life of Muhammad

By: I. Ishaq

Hardcover Published: 18th July 2002
ISBN: 9780196360331
Number Of Pages: 860

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Professor Guillaume's translation of the Sira of Ibn Ishaq is now reissued. The translator used Ibn Hisham's abridgement and also included many additions and variants found in the writings of early authors. The book thus presents in English practically all that is known of the life of the Prophet. In the introduction, the translator discusses the character of the Sira in the light of the opinion of early Arabian scholars, noting especially the difficulties of the poetry. As the earliest monument of Arabian prose literature, the Sira remains a work of the first importance.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Genealogy of Muhammad; Traditions from the Pre-Islamic Era; Muhammad's Childhood and Early Manhoodp. 1
Muhammad's Call and Preaching in Meccap. 109
Muhammad's Migration to Medina, his Wars, Triumph, and Deathp. 219
Ibn Hisham's Notesp. 691
Addendap. 799
Proper Namesp. 801
Isnadp. 810
Books citedp. 814
Subjectsp. 815
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ISBN: 9780196360331
ISBN-10: 0196360331
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 860
Published: 18th July 2002
Country of Publication: PK
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 13.34  x 5.33
Weight (kg): 1.07

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