The life of Muhammad: a translation of Isḥāq's Sīrat rasūl Allāh

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Oxford University Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 813 pages
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Alfred Guillaume's authoritative translation of the Sira of Ibn Ishaq presents in English the complete history of the life of Prophet Muhammad. No book can compare in comprehensiveness, arrangement, or systematic treatment with Ibn Ishaq's work.

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User Review  - Dmcconkey - Goodreads

Took long time to read (800 pages). It is a stark contrast between this bio and the Gospels both in lives and content. An interesting read. Read full review

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User Review  - Bryn Hammond - Goodreads

Such a picture of a culture. Invaluable first-hand daily life, attitudes, incidents, battles, tribal politics, verse (how they loved their verse) - 800 pages' worth. Full of characters, too: warlike ... Read full review


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His sons Hassan and Amr

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