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

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Oxford University Press, 1967 - 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  - 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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User Review  - Mark Sequeira - Goodreads

ALL agree that this is THE authoritative book on the Prophet Muhammad's life and practice. PRICELESS. Don't waste your money on another Muhammad bio unless you are just starting out...This one is slow reading and not the easiest to just read your way through. Read full review


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His sons Hassan and Amr

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