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Author Horovitz, Josef

Title The Earliest Biographies of the Prophet and Their Authors
Published Berlin : Gerlach Press, 2021


Description 1 online resource (201 p.)
Series SLAEI - Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam Ser. ; v.11
SLAEI - Studies in Late Antiquity and Early Islam Ser
Contents Intro -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Editor's Introduction -- Introduction -- 1. Maghāzī Authorities among the Tābi'ūn -- 2. The Early Medinans -- 3. The Students of al-Zuhrī -- 4. Maghāzī under the Early 'Abbāsids -- Bibliography and Abbreviations -- General Index
Summary Josef Horovitz (1874-1931) wrote this classic monograph a century ago in two parts in German. The editor added footnotes, corrections and the preface, and it is now a book in its own right. The translation was prepared by Marmaduke Pickthall (d. 1936). Lawrence I. Conrad, who re-edited the articles also presents a slightly corrected textual version, expanding and updating the notes and bibliography and adding a new introduction dealing with Horovitz's and other orientalists' work on early Islam in the early 20th century. Horovitz deals with thirteen early scholars who transmitted traditions or
Notes Description based upon print version of record
SUBJECT Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632. fast (OCoLC)fst01836298
Subject Biography.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Conrad, Lawrence I
ISBN 3959941072