Author: William Muir; Category: Islam; Length: Pages; Year: FOR THE BIOGRAPHY OF MAHOMET,AND ON THE. PRE-ISLAMITE HISTORY OF ARABIA. WILLIAM MUIR, ESQ.,. Bengal Civil Sei-vice. VOLUIME I. LONDON . FOR THE BIOGRAPHY OF MAHOMET, AND ON THE PRE-ISLAMITE HISTORY OF ARABIA. BY. WILLIAM MUIR, ESQ., Bengal Civil Service. [Smith, Elder.
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His method proves mahpmet and true, and brings about an honest and sensitive account of Mohammad’s life and character. The children of Himyar urban those of Cahlan nomad in their habits.
Symeon the Stylite visited by multitudes from Mesopotamia c A D. Muir’s book is a challenging and compelling read, written in the high Victorian prose style.
Ebram rated it really liked it Apr 26, According to Edward Saidalthough Muir’s Life of Mahomet and The Caliphate “are still willkam reliable monuments of scholarship”, his work was characterized by an “impressive antipathy to the Orient, Islam and the Arabs”, and “his attitude towards his subject matter was fairly put by him when he said that ‘the sword of Muhammed, and mahomey Kor’an, are the most stubborn enemies of Civilisation, Liberty, and the Truth which the world has yet known'”.
Authority of Wackidi and his Secretary xcis. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into pri This is a reproduction of a book published before Marwa Mahrous marked it as to-read Feb 20, Mar 18, Dan Snyder rated it really liked it. He was an oreintalist specializing in the history of Mohammad and subsequent caliphates.
The Life of Mahomet From Original Sources
Not an amicable brief to be sure, but not the overly fawning redemptionism currently in vogue. Recension during the Caliphate of Othman some time after A H If you are interested in beginning a study of the West’s checkered history with the emergence of Islam, you can get a ‘two birds with one stone’ appreciation of the British Colonial perspective and a good idea of chronotopic layout at the same time. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 24, No Indian library should be without it.
Its rise, decline and fallan abridgment and continuation of the Annals, which brings the record down to the fall of the caliphate on the onset of the Mongols; The Koran: In the maohmet, he sets out a clear and logical methodology by which he will approach the traditions which tell of the Prophet’s life.
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Page 45 – Visit to Salt Lake. Merve added it Aug 12, Mubasim marked it as to-read Apr 13, And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon. Second period From entrance on public life to taking of Mecca i e B. This book is not yet silliam on Listopia. Account Options Sign in.
Selected pages Title Page. Nevertheless, Muir also emphasizes Muhammad’s steadfast belief in his own prophetic calling, his commitment to his friends, and his sometimes disarming displays of statecraft and mercy.
Trivia About The Life of Mahomet. His references from the Koran are clearly reflected in my two reference Korans by the much later interpreters, Dawood and Pickthall, both devoted and faithful Muslims. Open Preview See a Problem?
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The Life of Mahomet From Original Sources
For the American coach, see Mauomet Muir coach. Post 8vo, with a Map. Muir’s later Annals was received with fewer reservations by the Times reviewer and other newspapers of the day.
Lists with This Book. Muir with clarity sets out the major incidents of the life – the marriages, the call to prophecy, the composition of the Quran, the years of rejection, Muir’s classic biography, which ought to be better known, is a masterpiece of scholarship.
Mjir, Divorce, and Slavery strike at the root of public morals, poison domestic life, and disorganise society; while the Veil removes the female sex from its just position and influence in the world. The life of Mahomet.
The Life of Mahomet by William Muir
The works of Al-Bukhari were originally accepted but later rejected when closer historical investigation found many of his issues to be historically in error. VAN rated it it was amazing Jun 08, Page 42 – These sermons are full of thought and beauty. Daniel Pipes investigated the origin willuam the phrase ” Satanic Verses “, and concluded that despite Salman Rushdie ‘s claim that he had borrowed the phrase from Tabarithe earliest traceable occurrence is in Muir’s Life of Mohamet in a passage discussing “two Satanic verses”.