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Muḥammad at Mecca / translated and annotated by W. Montgomery Watt and M.V. McDonald.

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, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©1988.
Series:
Ṭabarī, 838?-923. English ; Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk. v. 6.
History of al-Ṭabarī = Taʼrīkh al-rusul wa'l-mulūk ; v. 6
SUNY series in Near Eastern studies
Bibliotheca Persica
SUNY series in Near Eastern studies
Bibliotheca Persica (Albany, N.Y.)
800-03//r
Format/Description:
Book
xlvi, 178 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632.
Muslims -- Saudi Arabia -- Biography.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632.
Muslims.
Saudi Arabia.
Mahomet, (0570-632; Prophète de l'Islam)
-- fre Musulmans -- Arabie saoudite -- Biographies.
Local subjects:
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Biographies.
Contents:
The lineage of the messenger of God
The account of the messenger of God and his life. The messenger of God is recognized by the Monk Baḥīrā ; The messenger of God is protected by God from participating in pagan practices ; The prophet's marriage to Khadījah
Events of the life of the messenger of God. The rebuilding of the Ka ʻbah ; History of the Ka ʻbah ; The rebuilding of the Ka ʻbah (continued)
The beginning of the prophetic mission. The day and the month on which the messenger of God became a prophet, and the accounts concerning this ; First revelation of the Qurʹān ; Signs of the approach of prophethood ; Predications of the appearance of the prophet ; Proofs of prophethood ; The manner in which the Qurʹān was first revealed ; Khadījah the First to believe in the messenger of God ; The first rituals of Islam are prescribed ; The prophet ascends to the seventh heaven ; The first male to believe in the messenger of God.
Events of the life of the messenger of God (continued). The messenger of God begins to preach openly
Other events up to the Hijrah. Quraysh begin to oppose the messenger of God ; The emigration to Abyssinia ; Quraysh show increased hostility to the messenger of God ; Ḥamzah accepts Islam ; ʻAbdallāh b. Masʻūd recites the Qurʹān aloud to Quraysh ; Quraysh boycott the Banū Hāshim and the Banū al-Muṭṭalib ; Quraysh attempt to induce the messenger of God to cease his attacks on their gods ; Satan casts a false revelation on the messenger of God's tongue ; The boycott is repealed ; The messenger of God is subjected to further insults ; The deaths of Abū Ṭālib and Khadījah ; The messenger of God goes to al-Ṭāʹif ; The messenger of God returns to Mecca ; The messenger of God preaches to the Arab tribes ; The first Madīnans said to have accepted Islam ; The first deputation from al-Madīnah ; The first pledge of al-ʻAqabah ; Islam begins to spread in al-Madīnah ; The second pledge of al-ʻAqabah ; The messenger of God commands the Muslims to emigrate to al-Madīnah ; The Quraysh plot to kill the messenger of God ; The messenger of God escapes from the attempt to kill them ; The messenger of God emigrates to al-Madīnah ; The messenger of God arrives in al-Madīnah
The beginning of the prophetic mission (continued)
The institution of the Islamic calendar. The date of the institution of the Islamic era ; Reports on this subject
Summary of Meccan chronology.
Notes:
Translation of extracts from: Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-166) and index.
Contributor:
Watt, W. Montgomery (William Montgomery)
McDonald, M. V. (Michael V.)
Contained In:
History of al-Ṭabarī 6
Other format:
Online version: Ṭabarī, 838?-923. Tārīkh al-rusul wa-al-mulūk. English. Selections. Muḥammad at Mecca.
ISBN:
0887067069
9780887067068
0887067077
9780887067075
OCLC:
16354959
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