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The Wives of The Prophet

By Bint Al-Shati; Translation and Introduction by Matti Moosa
An account of the family life of the Prophet Mohammad, concerning the noble ladies who lived in his house. The text gives an insight into the life of women in the beginning of the Islamic Era.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-398-6
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Jan 1,2006
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 248
Languages: English
ISBN: 1-59333-398-6
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An account of the family life of the Prophet Mohammad, concerning the noble ladies who lived in his house. The author tries to visualize the life of each of the women, her relationship with the Prophet, and her role as a wife and a woman. The work is based on the most authentic Islamic sources such as Tabari, Waqidi, Ibn Ishaq, and Ibn Hisham. The author concentrates on the life of Mohammad among his wives, and on his treatment and discipline of them. The text gives an insight into the life of women in the beginning of the Islamic Era.

An account of the family life of the Prophet Mohammad, concerning the noble ladies who lived in his house. The author tries to visualize the life of each of the women, her relationship with the Prophet, and her role as a wife and a woman. The work is based on the most authentic Islamic sources such as Tabari, Waqidi, Ibn Ishaq, and Ibn Hisham. The author concentrates on the life of Mohammad among his wives, and on his treatment and discipline of them. The text gives an insight into the life of women in the beginning of the Islamic Era.

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ContributorBiography

BintAl-Shati

MattiMoosa

Matti Moosa, a native of Mosul, Iraq, and an American citizen since 1965, held a Law degree from Baghdad Law School, Iraq, a United Nations Diploma of Merit from the University of Wales in Swansea, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Middle Eastern history and culture from Columbia University in New York City. His publications include The Origins of Modern Arabic Fiction, 1983, 2nd ed., (1997) The Maronites in History (1986), translated into Arabic under the title Al-Mawarina fi al-Tarikh (Damascus, 2004), Extremist Shiites: the Ghulat Sects (1988); The Early Novels of Naguib Mahfouz: Images of Modern Egypt (1994); The Crusades: Conflict between Christendom and Islam (2008) and many other translated books. He has also contributed numerous articles on Middle Eastern history and culture to leading periodicals. Dr Moosa passed away in 2014.

Editor's Introduction (v)

Introduction to the Third (Arabic) Edition (xvi)

Introduction to the First (Arabic) Edition (xviii)

Chapter I: Mohammad the Prophet Husband (1)

Chapter II: Khadija Bint Khuwaylid (19)

Chapter III: Sauda Bint Zama'a (45)

Chapter IV: 'A'isha Bint Abu Bakr (55)

Chapter V: Hafsa Bint 'Umar (99)

Chapter VI: Zaynab Bint Khuzayma (113)

Chapter VII: Umm Salama Bint Zad al-Rakb (121)

Chapter VIII: Zaynab Bint Jahash (137)

Chapter IX: Juwayriya Bint al-Harith (159)

Chapter X: Safiyya Bint Huyayy (169)

Chapter XI: Umm Habiba Bint Abu Sufyan (183)

Chapter XII: Maria the Copt (201)

Chapter XIII: Maymuna Bint al-Harith (217)

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