The History of Al-Tabari, Volume 2 has 33 ratings and 4 reviews. Ahmad said: Tarikh al-Rusul wa al-Muluk (History of the Prophets and Kings) = The Histor. Jul 13, 40 volumes of Tabari in English. best-authenticated reports maintained by chains of individuals, i.e., the foundation method of Islamic history. This volume records the lives and efforts of some of the prophets preceeding the birth of Mohammad. It devotes most of its message to two towering.
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Abolhassan rated it liked it May 09, This volume records the lives kongs efforts of some of the prophets preceeding the birth of Mohammad. Arash ebrahimi rated it liked it Sep 01, Even if today he’s better known for his expertise in Islamic sciences Qur’anic commentary and law or history, he has been described as “an impressively prolific polymath. In some cases there are several kigs of the same incident, all presented without authorial comments.
I have mixed feelings about the availability of these writings for free on the Web, as the publisher State University of New York Press should benefit by their sale, to encourage them to continue such extraordinary projects. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
This is proto-history told in fascinating detail, of us in different contexts, as well as of others completely unknown to Western readers. The volume ends with the moving story of Joseph’s reunion with his brothers, the tragi-comic story of how he reveals himself to them, and the final reunion with his aged father who is brought to Egypt to see his son’s power and glory.
And, of course, in good legendary fashion, each hero or villain becomes larger-than-life often literally. The account of Abraham is interlaced with tales of the cruel tyrant Nimrod, who tried in vain both to burn Abraham in fire and to reach the heavens to fight with God.
The History of Al-Tabari, Volume 2: Prophets and Patriarchs
Refresh and try again. Topics IslamTabari. The story of Abraham’s nephew Lot and the wicked people of Sodom also appears here, with the scholars once again arguing–this time over what the exact crimes were for which the Sodomites were destroyed. Noah, and she bore him the Blacks, Nubians, Fezzan, Zanj, Zaghawah, and all the peoples of the Sudan” 11 – an unwarranted racialization though not one unique to Islam of biblical tradition that contributed heavily to the justifications for slavery in the antebellum South.
Saeid rated it really liked it May 02, The story is not, however simply a repetition of Biblical tales in a slightly altered form, for Tabari sees the ancient pre-Islamic Near East as an area in whi This volume records the lives and efforts of some of the prophets preceeding the birth of Mohammad. D was a histoyr and influential Persian scholar, historian and exegete of the Qur’an from Tabaristan, modern Mazandaran in Iran.
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Rcs rated it liked it Dec 08, Although pre-Islamic influences are evident in their works, the Medinan perspective of Muslim history evolved as a theocentric god-centred universal history of prophecy culminating in the career of Muhammad and not as a continuum of tribal wars and values.
The History of al-Tabari Vol. Please try again later. Historiographythe writing of history, especially the writing of history based on the critical examination of sources, the selection of particular details from the authentic materials in those sources, and the synthesis of those details into a narrative that stands the test of critical examination.
Before proceeding to the story of Joseph, which is recounted in great detail, we linger over the accounts of two figures associated with ancient Arabia in Muslim tradition: God grants him sons–Ishmael from Hagar and Isaac from Sarah–and the conflicts between the two mothers, the subsequent expulsion of Hagar, and her settling in the vicinity of Mecca, histoory lead to the story of Abraham’s being commanded to build God’s sanctuary there.
Before proceeding to the story of Joseph, which is recounted in great detail, we linger kins the accounts of two figures associated with ancient Arabia in Muslim tradition: Also, despite the way most introductory works blithely say that Islam envisions Ishmael as the son nearly sacrificed by Abraham instead of Isaac, this book spends pages narrating Islamic traditions on both sides of that debate. Hamza Fazeel rated it really liked it Jan 06, Other books in the series.
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Available as a Google eBook for other eReaders and tablet devices. An al-Silaappendix  or continuation,  was written by Abu Abdullah b.
Oftentimes he placed separate accounts of an event side by side without editorial comment. Al-Tabari founded his own madhhab which is usually designated by the tzbari Jariri. Alex Nelson rated it really liked it Sep 22, Noah married Arsal, another daughter of Batawil b.
In a few cases there are other available translations but I have always found these to be the best, as well as having excellent introductions that make it a bit easier to navigate through the welter of events, persons and places from a very remote time.
Thus ancient Iran, Israel, and Arabia serve as the stages on which abd such as Biwarasb, the semi-legendary Iranian king, Noah and his progeny, and the otherwise unknown Arabian prophets Hud and Salih appear and historh. An al-Sila, appendix or continuation, was written by Abu Abdullah b.
The account of Abraham is interlaced with tales of the cruel tyrant Nimrod, who tried in vain both to burn Abraham in fire and to reach the heavens to fight with God.
Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Sima rated it really liked it Feb 27, The volume covers traditions concerning several other patriarchal-era figures postulated in the Qur’an and probably drawn from local pre-Islamic Arab tradition – such as Hud and the people of ‘Ad, and Salih and the people of Thamud – before spending the bulk of the volume on traditions about Abraham, with some overlap with biblical material but also plenty of later legends mediated via the Qur’an especially his conflicts with Nimrod.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Bob rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Books with missing cover Articles containing Arabic-language text Articles containing Persian-language text All pages needing factual verification Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from October In the last volumes, he himself is a witness to the events he describes, such as the year revolt of black slaves in southern Iraq.
Uploaded by TheRationalizer on July 13, History pointed to the consequences of heeding or ignoring him. Abraham is tested by God, both by being commanded to sacrifice his son and here Tabari shows his fairness be presenting the arguments of Muslim scholars as to whether that son was Ishmael or Isaac and by being given commandments to follow both in personal behavior and in ritual practice.
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There was a problem with your submission. The great medieval tabadi. He wrote on such subjects as poetry, lexicography, grammar, ethics, mathematics, and medicine. Zebardast Zebardast rated it it was ok Oct 01,