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    •  The History of al-Tabari Vol. 23
      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 23
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      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 23

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 23Rate this post The History of al-Tabari Vol. 23; The Zenith of the Marwanid House: The Last Years of ‘Abd al-Malik and The Caliphate of al-Walid A.D. 700-715/A.H. 81-96 This volume covers the years 700-715 A.D., a period that witnessed the last five years of the caliphate of the Umayyad ‘Abd […]

    •  The History of Al-Tabari Volume 39
      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 39
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      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 39

      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 39Rate this post In the introduction to his History, al-T’abari declared his intention to append to it a biographical work for the reader’s convenience. Only a collection of excerpts has survived, however. It was first published as part of the Leiden edition of the History and is now presented as […]

    •  The History of Al-Tabari Volume 27
      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 27
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      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 27

      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 27Rate this post By 735 an Arab empire stretched from Aries and Avignon in southern France to the Indus River and Central Asia, and a vital young civilization fostered by a new world religion was taking root. Yet the Muslim conquerors were divided by tribal quarrels, tensions among new converts, […]

    •  The History of Al-Tabari Volume 9
      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 9
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      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 9

      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 9Rate this post This volume deals with the last two and a half years of the Prophet’s life. In addition to the three major expeditions to Hunanyn, Ta’if, and Tabuk, it describes in detail the circumstances surrounding the illness from which he died and the subsequent crisis of leadership faced […]

    •  Portraits from the Life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
      Portraits from the Life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
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      Portraits from the Life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

      Portraits from the Life of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)3.1 (62.12%) 66 votes Spearheaded by legendary scholars Ibn Katheer and Ibn Hishaam comes this authentic seerah of the Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) life. From his childhood to his death, the book provides carefully narrated Hadiths to provide the detailed Sunnah of the Prophet’s life. Well informed and written […]

    •  Early Days
      Early Days
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      Early Days

      Early Days3 (59.07%) 108 votes Darussalam is proud to present the abridged English translation of the classic work, Al-Bidayah wan Nihayah. This book is the first part from this enormous work. It starts by describing the beginning of creation from the Throne and the Kursi, the Universe and all that is in it, such as […]

    •  The History of al-Tabari Vol. 2
      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 2
      2.8 (55.38%) 13 votes

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 2

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 22.8 (55.38%) 13 votes The History of al-Tabari Vol. 2 Prophets and Patriarchs This volume records the lives and efforts of some of the prophets preceding the birth of Mohammad (S). It devotes most of its message to two towering figures-Abraham, the Friend of God, and his great-grandson, Joseph. The […]

    •  The History of Al-Tabari Volume 23
      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 23
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      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 23

      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 23Rate this post This volume covers the years 700-715 A.D., a period that witnessed the last five years of the caliphate of the Umayyad `Abd al-Malik b. Marwan and the whole of the caliphate of his son al-Walid . In retrospect , this period can be seen to have marked […]

    •  The History of al-Tabari Vol. 3
      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 3
      2.5 (50%) 6 votes

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 3

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 32.5 (50%) 6 votes The History of al-Tabari Vol. 3; The Children of Israel This volume continues the stories of the Israelite patriarchs and prophets who figured in Volume II, as well as of the semi-mythical rulers of ancient Iran. In addition to biblical, Qur’anic, and legendary accounts about Moses, Aaron, […]

    •  The History of Al-Tabari Volume 10
      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 10
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      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 10

      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 10Rate this post Volume X of al-Tabari’s massive chronicle is devoted to two main subjects. The first is the selection of Abu Bakr as the first caliph or successor to the Prophet Muh’ammad following the Prophet’s death in 632 C.E. This section of the History reveals some of the inner […]

    •  The History of al-Tabari Vol. 36
      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 36
      3.3 (65.71%) 7 votes

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 36

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 363.3 (65.71%) 7 votes The History of al-Tabari Vol. 36; The Revolt of the Zanj A.D. 869-879/A.H. 255-265 The present volume of al-Tabari’s monumental history covers the years 255-265/869-878, the first half of the reign of the Abbasid caliph al-Mu’tamid in Samarra. Although the decade was one of relative calm in […]

    •  Salah ad-Deen al-Ayubi Vol-3
      Salah ad-Deen al-Ayubi Vol-3
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      Salah ad-Deen al-Ayubi Vol-3

      Salah ad-Deen al-Ayubi Vol-3Rate this post The Battle of hattin, the conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade. A fascinating 3 volume biography of a man who looms larger than life throughout history, yet who remains largely unknown to people outside the Arab world. Dr. Sall’s meticulous research has effectively filled that gap in our […]

    •  The History of Al-Tabari Volume 37
      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 37
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      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 37

      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 37Rate this post This volume of Tabari’s annals deals almost exclusively with the final stages of the Zanj revolt, the most serious external challenge faced by the central authorities in the last half of the third/ninth century. The rebellion, which began as an ‘Alid uprising, but soon gave way to […]

    •  Commanders of the Muslim Army
      Commanders of the Muslim Army
      2.9 (58.7%) 123 votes

      Commanders of the Muslim Army

      Commanders of the Muslim Army2.9 (58.7%) 123 votes This book is about the life stories of Prophet Muhammad’s companions who led the Muslim army and were trained by the Prophet. These great martial commanders improved upon and developed the strategies and principles.

    •  The History of Al-Tabari Volume 35
      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 35
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      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 35

      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 35Rate this post The period covered in this volume is one of the most tumultuous periods of Islamic history. In it, al-Tabari details with great success the intricate events that shaped real political power in Samarra and Baghdad during the middle of the ninth century, laying bare the dynamics through […]

    •  The History of al-Tabari Vol. 37
      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 37
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      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 37

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 371.5 (30%) 2 votes The History of al-Tabari Vol. 37; The ‘Abbasid Recovery: The War Against the Zanj Ends A.D. 879-893/A.H. 266-279 This volume of Tabari’s annals deals almost exclusively with the final stages of the Zanj revolt, the most serious external challenge faced by the central authorities in the last […]

    •  The History of Al-Tabari Volume 22
      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 22
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      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 22

      The History of Al-Tabari Volume 22Rate this post This volume chronicles the history of the Islamic state in the years A. H. 74-81 (A. D. 693-701), after the final defeat of Ibn al-Zubayr in Mecca put an end to twelve years of civil war and reunited the empire under the rule of the Marwanid caliph […]

    •  The History of al-Tabari Vol. 32
      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 32
      2.8 (56.25%) 16 votes

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 32

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 322.8 (56.25%) 16 votes The History of al-Tabari Vol. 32; The Reunification of the ‘Abbasid Caliphate: The Caliphate of al-Ma’mun A.D. 813-833/A.H. 198-218 The 20 years’ caliphate of al-Ma’mum began as a stormy period in Middle Eastern history; after the comparatively peaceful reign of his father Harun al-Rashid, the caliphate was […]

    •  History of Western Philosophy
      History of Western Philosophy
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      History of Western Philosophy

      History of Western PhilosophyRate this post Thilly holds the view that the only complete systems of thought are Western. I wish to briefly examine possible bases of the claim. The claim is decomposable into two parts and the first is that the Western tradition contains complete systems of thought. What does that mean? It cannot […]

    •  The History of al-Tabari Vol. 31
      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 31
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      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 31

      The History of al-Tabari Vol. 312 (40%) 11 votes The History of al-Tabari Vol. 31; The War between Brothers: The Caliphate of Muhammad al-Amin A.D. 809-813/A.H. 193-198 This section of the History of al-Tabari covers the caliphate of Muhammad al-Amin, who succeeded his father, Harun al-Rashid on March 24, 809, and was killed on September 25, […]

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