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The Foundation of the Community : Muhammad At Al-Madina A.D. 622-626/Hijrah-4 A.H. (Muḥammad ibn Ǧarīr ibn Yazīd, AL-ṬABARÎ)

The Foundation of the Community : Muhammad At Al-Madina A.D. 622-626/Hijrah-4 A.H., transl. and annot. by Montgomery Watt , and M.V. McDonald, New York : State university of New York, ("The History of al-Ṭabarī, Taʿrīkh al-rusul waʿl-mulūk ; VII"), 1987, XXXVIII+182 p. ISBN 0-88706-344-6 (rel) ; 0-88706-345-4 (br.)


The contents of this volume are extremely significant : The specific events in this earliest period set precedents for what later became established Islamic practice. The book deals with the history of the Islamic community at Medina during the first four years of the Islamic period—a time of critical improtance for Islam, both as a religion and as a political community. The main events recounted by Tabari are the battles between Muhammad’s supporters in Medina and their adversaries in Mecca. Tabari also describes the rivalries and infighting among Muhammad’s early supporters, including their early relations with the Jewish community in Medina.

Table des matières

  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Translator’s Foreword
  • The Events of the Year 1 (622-623)
  • The First Friday Prayer
  • The Sermon of the Messenger of God at the First Friday Prayer
  • The Choice of a Site for Mosque and House
  • Deaths and Minor Events
  • The Marriage with `A’ishah
  • Further Reports Concerning This
  • Muslim Women Brought to Medina
  • Prayers of Travellers
  • Births
  • Expedition Led by Hamzah
  • Expedition Led by `Ubayadah
  • Expedition Led by Sa`d b. Abi Waqqas
  • Expedition Led by Muhammad to al-Abwa’
  • Further Details About Expeditions
  • Expeditions Led by Muhammad
  • Affair of Abu Qays
  • The Events of the Year 2 (623-624)
  • Expeditions Led by the Messenger of God
  • `Ali and the Name Abu Turab
  • A Variant Account
  • `Ali Marries Fatimah
  • Expedition to Nakhlah
  • Questions After the Return to Medina
  • Expedition of Nakhlah—Another Account
  • Further Details About the Expedition of Nakhlah
  • Other Events of the Second Year of the Hijrah
  • The Change of Qiblah
  • Arrangements About Fasting
  • The Battle of Badr—the Date
  • The Account of the Greater Battle of Badr in the Letter of `Urwah
  • Another account
  • Account of Badr by Ibn Ishaq
  • The Dream of `Atikah, and the Relief Force
  • The Number of Muslims at Badr
  • The Advance of the Muslims to Badr
  • Abu Sufyan Takes Evasive Action
  • The Advance of Quraysh
  • Preparations and Discussions of Quraysh
  • The Fighting Begins
  • Abu Jahl and Other Meccan Dead
  • The Division of the Booty
  • The Return of the Muslims to Medina
  • News of Defeat Reaches Mecca
  • The Treatment of the Captives
  • The Release of Zaynab’s Husband
  • Zaynab’s Journey to Medina
  • The Conversion of Abu al-`As
  • The Conversion of `Umayr b. Wahb
  • Discussions About the Lawfulness of Taking Captives
  • The Campaign Against the Banu Qaynuqa`
  • Celebration of the First `Id al-Adha
  • Minor Expeditions—Dating
  • The Expedition of al-Sawiq (the Barley-Meal)
  • Other Events of the Year
  • The Events of the Year 3 (624-625)
  • The Story of Ka`b b. al-Ashraf
  • The Expedition to al-Qaradah
  • The Killing of Abu Rafi` the Jew
  • The Prophet Marries Hafsah
  • The Expedition to Uhud
  • The Fighting Begins
  • The Muslims Retreat
  • Mutilation of the Muslim Dead
  • Various Accounts Concerning Uhud
  • The Expedition of Hamra’ al-Asad
  • The Sons of `Ali
  • The Events of the Year 4 (625-626)
  • The Expedition of al-Raji`
  • The Mission of `Amr b. Umayyah Against Abu Sufyan
  • Muhammad’s Marriage to Zaynab bt. Khuzaymah
  • The Story of Bi’r Ma`unah
  • The Expulsion of the Banu al-Nadir
  • Other Events
  • The Expedition of Dhat al-Riqa`
  • The Expedition of al-Sawiq (or Badr al-Maw`id)
  • Other Events
  • Abbreviations
  • Bibliography of Cited Works
  • Index

(Source Suny Press)

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