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Author Lecker, Michael, author

Title Studies on the life of Muhammad and the dawn of Islam : idol worshippers, Christians and Jews in pre- and early Islam / Michael Lecker
Published New York : Routledge, 2023


Description 1 online resource
Series Variorum collected studies
Contents Part I. Arabia on the Eve of Islam: Pre-Islamic Arabia -- The Monotheistic Cousins of Muḥammad's Wife Khadīja -- Part II. Muḥammad at Medina: Were the Ghassānids and the Byzantines behind Muḥammad's hijra? -- Genealogy and Politics: Muḥammad's Family Links with the Khazraj -- The Emigration of 'Utba ibn Abī Waqqāṣ -- Did the Quraysh Conclude a Treaty with the Anṣār Prior to the hijra? -- Part III. Muḥammad and the Jews: Abū Mālik 'Abdallāh b. Sām of Kinda, a Jewish Convert to Islam -- Were the Jewish Tribes in Arabia Clients of Arab Tribes? -- Did Muḥammad Conclude Treaties with the Jewish Tribes Nadir, Qurayza and Qaynuqāʻ? -- The Assassination of the Jewish Merchant Ibn Sunayna according to an Authentic Family Account -- Were there Female Relatives of the Prophet Muḥammad among the Besieged Qurayẓa? Sukhayla and ʻĀtika -- Wāqidī (d. 822) vs. Zuhrī (d. 742): The Fate of the Jewish Banū Abī l-Ḥuqayq -- Part IV. Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq and the sīra: -- Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq ṣāḥib al-sīra/ṣāḥib al-maghāzī -- Muḥammad b. Isḥāq ṣāḥib al-maghāzī: Was his Grandfather Jewish? -- When did Ibn Isḥāq compose his Maghāzī? -- Notes about Censorship and Self-Censorship in the Biography of the Prophet Muḥammad -- Part V. Studies on early Islamic Literature: -- The Jewish Reaction to the Islamic Conquests -- Wa-bi-Rādhān mā bi-Rādhān...: The landed Property of ʻAbdallāh ibn Masʻūd -- On the Burial of Martyrs in Islam -- The Futūḥ al-Shām of ʻAbdallāh b. Muḥammad b. Rabīʻa al-Qudāmī
Summary "This volume includes twenty articles published between 1994 and 2020 on the subject of Muhammad and the history of early Islam, covered in five sections: Arabia on the Eve of Islam, Muḥammad at Medina, Muḥammad and the Jews, Muḥammad ibn Isḥāq and the sīra and Studies on Early Islamic Literature. The book focuses on a variety of historical questions, from the presumed Ghassanid/Byzantine involvement in the hijra and Muḥammad's treaties with the main Jewish tribes. Predilection for detail, especially in the realms of genealogy and geography, is a salient characteristic of Lecker's research, which in recent years has been increasingly based on digitized text repositories. Many of the articles deal with the social and economic environment or early Islam, which is vital for the study of Muḥammad's biography. They are conceived of as building blocks in a future, refined and critical biography of the Arabian prophet. Studies on the Life of Muḥammad and the Dawn of Islam will appeal to those interested in the history of pre- and early Islam, with an emphasis on Muḥammad's life and his relations with the Jews of Arabia"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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SUBJECT Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Relations with Jews
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Relations with Christians
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632 -- Biography
Muḥammad, Prophet, -632. fast (OCoLC)fst01836298
Subject Islam -- History -- To 1500
Relations with Christians.
Relations with Jews.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2023023213
ISBN 9781003374824