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The last years of the Prophet / translated and annotated by Ismail K. Poonawala.

Author/Creator:
Ṭabarī, 838?-923.
طبري, 838?-923.
Standardized Title:
Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk. Selections. English
تاريخ الرسل والملوك. Selections. English
Publication:
Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1990.
Series:
Ṭabarī, 838?-923. English ; Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk. v. 9.
SUNY series in Near Eastern studies
History of al-Ṭabarī = Taʼrīkh al-rusul wa'l-mulūk ; v. 9
Bibliotheca Persica
SUNY series in Near Eastern studies
Bibliotheca Persica (Albany, N.Y.)
800-03//r
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 250 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632.
Muslims -- Saudi Arabia -- Biography.
Islam -- History.
Arabian Peninsula -- History.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632.
Islam.
Muslims.
Arabian Peninsula.
Saudi Arabia.
Muḥammad (prophète de l'Islam)
-- fre Islam -- Histoire.
-- fre Musulmans -- Arabie saoudite -- Biographies.
-- fre Arabie -- Histoire.
Local subjects:
Islam -- Historia.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Contents:
The events of the year 8 (cont'd) (629/630). An account of the messenger of God's expedition against the Hawāzin and the Battle of Ḥunayn ; [The siege of al-Ṭāʼif] ; [The division of the booty captured at Ḥunayn and gifts of conciliation]
The events of the year 9 (630/631). An account of the military expedition to Tabūk ; [An account of the people accepted Islam]
The events of the year 10 (631/632). The deputation of the Banū ʻĀmir b. Ṣaʻṣaʻah ; Disagreement about the number of the armies and the raiding parties (Sarāya) sent by the messenger of God ; Report about the messenger of God's pilgrimages ; Report about the messenger of God's wives, those who survived him, those who left him, the reason for which they left, and those who died before him ; The reason why the messenger of God asked for the hands of both ʻĀʼishah and Sawdah in marriage and the received reports as to with whom he first contracted the marriage ; An account of those women to whom the prophet proposed but did not marry ; An account of the messenger of God's slave concubines
The events of the year 10 (cont'd) (631/632). An account of the messenger of God's freedmen ; An account of the messenger of God's scribes ; The names of the messenger of God's horses ; The names of the messenger of God's mules ; The names of the messenger of God's camels ; The names of the messenger of God's milch camels ; The names of the messenger of God's milch sheep [Manāʼiḥ] ; The names of the messenger of God's swords ; The names of the messenger of God's bows and lances ; The names of the messenger of God's coats of mail ; The names of the messenger of God's shields ; The messenger of God's names ; The messenger of God's characteristics ; The seal of prophethood which he had ; His bravery and generosity ; The description of his hair and whether he used to dye it or not ; Report about the beginning of the messenger of God's illness in which he died, and what he did just prior to it when he was bewailed [for his approaching death]
The events of the year 11 (632/633). An account of the day on which the messenger of God died and his age ; An account of the Saqīfah ; The disagreements about his age when he died ; The day and the month in which the messenger of God died.
Notes:
Translation of extracts from: Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-218) and indexes.
Contributor:
Poonawala, Ismail K.
ISBN:
0887066917
9780887066917
0887066925
9780887066924
OCLC:
16225936
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