Ismail ibn Kathir was a highly influential historian, exegete and scholar during the Mamluk era . opus contains accounts of the early nations of the world, the Prophets and their biographies (seerah) and Islamic history up to his own time. Shafi said: I believe this is an extraction of the seerah portion from Ibn Kathi Ibn Kathir, of course, needs no introduction or review. This book covers the. His mother, Aminah, was the daughter of Wahb Ibn Abdu Manaf of the Zahrah family. His father, ‘Abdullah, was the son of Abdul Muttalib. His genealogy has.

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Peace be to you. Hamza was a man of distinguished bravery, an intrepid warrior, generous and true, whose heroism earned for him the title of the “Lion of Allah.

Sahih Al-Bukhari In the same year the Jews of Khaibar, a strongly fortified territory at a distance of four days’ journey from Medina, showed implacable hatred towards the Muslims. Paperbackpages.

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Retrieved 26 March Then, relying on the assistance of the Hypocrites’ party, returned for a defiant reply. So I called upon them to feel secure. Heraclius then left for Homs a town in Syria and stayed there till he received the reply of his letter from his friend, who agreed with him in his opinion about the emergence of the Prophet and the fact that he was a Prophet.

So we turned out of the court. Nay, they wonder that there has come to them a Warner Muhammad from among themselves. In the same year the Jews of Khaibar, a strongly fortified territory at a distance of four days’ journey from Medina, showed implacable hatred towards the Muslims. The city which had treated him so cruelly, driven him and his faithful band for refuge among strangers, the city which had sworn his life and the lives of his devoted adherents, now lay at his mercy.


They could now perceive that Allah was not that which they had carved out of wood or stone, but the Almighty Loving, Merciful, the Creator of the Universe. They were immediately paid back with these words: My father was an illustrious man, the prince of his tribe, a man who ransomed prisoners, protected the honor of women, fed the poor, cothe afflicted, and eserah deaf to no appeal. This act caused great consternation among the Muslims, who considered it as an outrage of international obligations.

He addressed himself to the inner consciousness of man, to his common sense and to his own better judgement. Qadar Khan rated it liked it Jan 31, Ibn Kathir was born in approximately in the Boesra district of eastern Damascus, and studied with many great scholars working in the city during his time.

The Life of the Prophet Muhammad Volume 2: Al-Sira al-Nabawiyya by Ibn Kathir

The Prophet alone remained at Mecca, keeping with him only his young cousin, ‘Ali, and his devoted friend Abu Bakr. It ivn related that, about this time, a certain Usman, Ibn Huwairith, supported by Byzantine gold, made an attempt to convert the territory of Hijaz into a Roman dependency, but the attempt katuir, chiefly through the instrumentality of Muhammad. An insight and a reminder for every slave turning to Allah i. In Februaryhe left Medina with a very considerable concourse of Muslims.

These forces advanced under the conduct of Abu Sufyan and encamped at a village six miles from Medina, where they gave themselves up to spoiling the fields and flocks of the Medinites.

Al Sira Al Nabawiyya

And remember when you ran away dreadfully without even a casting a side-glance at anyone, and the Messenger Muhammad was in your rear calling you back. Remember when you Muhammad kathkr to the believers, “is it not enough for you that your Lord Allah should help you with three thousand angels; sent down?


After fifteen days they surrendered. This was not to be considered as supporting their religion, but as simply rendering them assistance in special circumstances.

United by alliance with the tribe of Ghatfan, as well as with other cognate tribes, the Jews of Khaibar made serious attempts to for ma coalition against the Muslims.

The Prophet, accompanied by seven or eight hundred Muslims, Emigrants and Ansars, all totally unarmed, set out on the pilgrimage. They sent men in parties to commit depredations on the fruit trees of the Muslims of Medina and to carry away their flocks.

The conquest of Mecca decided the fate of idolatry in Arabia. All the members of the two families nobly responded to the appeal of Aeerah Talib except Abu Lahab, one of the Prophet’s uncles, who took part with the persecutors. If your goal is simply to understand the seerah, more seerahh works like Ar-Raheeq al-Makhtum or In the Footsteps of the Prophet or Muhammad: Verily you have taken them on the security of Allah and have made their people lawful unto you by the words of Allah. Nashrah rated it it was amazing Mar 22, It was during one of those retirements and in the still hours of the night, when no human sympathy was near, that an angel came ibm him to tell him that he was the Messenger of Allah sent to reclaim a fallen people to the knowledge and service of katjir Lord.