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Life of Muhammad / Edition 1

Life of Muhammad / Edition 1

by Uri Rubin


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ISBN-13: 9780860787037
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/01/1998
Series: Formation of the Classical Islamic World Series
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 9.61(w) x 6.65(h) x 1.65(d)

About the Author

Uri Rubin is Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv University, Israel

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Authors of Muhammad’s Biography: ’Maghazi’ and ’Sira’ in early Islamic scholarship, Martin Hinds; Ibn Ishaq and al-Waqidi: the dream of Atika and the raid to Nakhla in relation to the charge of plagiarism, J. M. B. Jones; Waqidi’s account on the status of the Jews of Medina: a study of a combined report, Michael Lecker; Events in the Life of Muhammad: Abraha and Muhammad: some observations apropos of chronology and literary topoi in the early Arabic historical tradition, Lawrence I. Conrad; The sons of Khadija, M. J. Kister; The first Muslims in Mecca: a social basis for a new religion?, Miklos Muranyi; The meetings at al-’Akaba, Gertrud Mélamède; The sunnah jami’ah, pacts with the Yathrib Jews, and the tahrim of Yathrib: analysis and translation of the documents comprised in the so-called ’Constitution of Medina’, R. B. Serjeant; The chronology of the Maghazi - a textual survey, J. M. B. Jones; Al-Hudaybiya: an alternative version, Furrukh B. Ali; Al-Hudaybiya and the conquest of Mecca: a reconsideration of the tradition about the Muslim takeover of the sanctuary, G. R. Hawting; The Idealised Muhammad: The growth of the Mohammad legend, Josef Horovitz; Jerusalem in the story of Muhammad’s night journey and the ascension, Heribert Busse; Muhammed and the prophets, A.J. Wensinck; Muhammad and Christian Apologies: The prophet Muhammad: his scripture and his message according to the Christian apologies in Arabic and Syriac from the first abbasid century, Sidney H. Griffith; Index.

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