The History of al-Tabari Vol. 9: The Last Years of the Prophet: The Formation of the State A.D. 630-632/A.H. 8-11
SUNY Press, 1990 - History - 250 pages
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 by the nascent Muslim community. The author depicts with admirable fairness all the various opinions and divisions that existed within the community. He also presents a vivid picture of the Prophet's physical appearance, his personal life, and his marriages. Among other topics discussed in this volume are all the deputations that came to Medina; a summary of all the expeditions and raiding parties; and his scribes, freedmen, horses, camels, goats, swords, coats of mail, and so on. It also covers the apostasy of Musaylimah, Aswad, and Tulhahah and the Prophet's attempts to deal with them.
The translation not only preserves the original lively flavor of al-Tabari but also, in its annotations, draws extensively on both parallel Arabic sources and the intensive research of recent years. Readers who seek a deeper understanding of the Prophet's personality and of the reasons for antagonisms engendered among various factions will find this volume most informative.
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The Events of the Year 8 contd 629630
The Siege of alTaif
The Division of the Booty Captured at Hunayn and Gifts of Conciliation
The Events of the Year 9 630631
An Account of the Military Expedition to Tabuk
An Account of the People Who Accepted Islam
The Events of the Year IO 631632
The Deputation of the Banu Amir b Sasaah
The Names of the Messenger of Gods Milch Camels
The Names of the Messenger of Gods Milch Sheep
The Names of the Messenger of Gods Bows and Lances
The Names of the Messenger of Gods Shields
The Messenger of Gods 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
Disagreement about the Number of the Armies and the Raiding Parties Saraya Sent by the Messenger of God
Report about the Messenger of Gods Pilgrimages
Report about the Messenger of Gods Wives Those Who Survived Him Those Who Left Him the Reason for Which They Left and Those Who Died ...
The Reason Why the Messenger of God Asked for the Hands of Both Aishah and Sawdah in Marriage and the Received Reports as to with Whom He...
An Account of Those Women to Whom the Prophet Proposed But Did Not Marry
An Account of the Messenger of Gods Slave Concubines
The Events of the Year IO contd 631632
An Account of the Messenger of Gods Scribes
The Names of the Messenger of Gods Horses
The Names of the Messenger of Gods Mules
Report about the Beginning of the Messenger of Gods Illness in Which He Died and What He Did Just Prior to It When He was Bewailed for His App...
The Events of the Year II 632633
An Account of the Day on Which the Messenger of God Died and His Age
An Account of the Saqifah
The Disagreements about His Age When He Died
The Day and the Month in Which the Messenger of God Died
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