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The Expeditions is one of many oldest biographies of the Prophet Muhammad to outlive into the trendy period. Its fundamental writer, Ma'mar ibn Rashid (714-770 AD/96-153 AH), was once a favourite pupil from Basra in southern Iraq who was once respected for his studying in prophetic traditions, Islamic legislation, and the translation of the Qur'an. This attention-grabbing foundational seminal paintings comprises tales passed down by means of Ma'mar to his so much admired scholar, 'Abd al-Razzaq of Sanaa, concerning Muhammad’s adolescence and prophetic occupation in addition to the adventures and tribulations of his earliest fans in the course of their conquest of the close to East.

Edited from a sole surviving manuscript, the Arabic textual content deals a number of greater readings over these of earlier variations, together with exact notes at the text’s transmission and versions as present in later works. This new translation, which renders the unique into readable, smooth English for the 1st time, is followed by means of a variety of annotations elucidating the cultural, spiritual and historic contexts of the occasions and contributors defined inside of its pages.

The Expeditions represents an incredible testimony to the earliest Muslims’ reminiscence of the lives of Muhammad and his partners, and is an quintessential textual content for gaining perception into the historic biography of either the Prophet and the increase of the Islamic empire.

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