ʻArāʻis al-majālis fī qiṣaṣ al-anbiyā, or : Lives of the prophets / as recounted by Abū Isḥāq Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm al-Thaʻlabī ; translated and annotated by William M. Brinner.

Author
Thaʻlabī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, d. 1035 [Browse]
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Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002.
Description
1 online resource (xxxiii, 772 pages).

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Summary note
These 11th-century tales have been read and studied through the years. This work is a translation of the Arabic text into English, from the story of the creation of the world to the time just before the coming of the Prophet Muhammad and the revelation of Islam.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [745]-750) and indexes.
Language note
English
Contents
Contents; Preface; Introduction; Creation; Adam and Eve; Cain and Abel; Hārut and Mārut; Noah; Hud; Sālih; Abraham; Lot; Joseph; Moses, son of Manasseh; Iram of the Pillars; The People of al-Rass; Job; Dhu l-Kifl; Shu'ayb; Moses; Korah; Al-Khidr; Moses; Ezekiel; Elijah; Elisha; Dhu l-Kifl (II); Eli and Samuel; Saul; David; David and Solomon; Isaiah, Jeremiah, Daniel, and Ezra; Ezra; Luqmān the Wise; Buluqiyā; Dhu l-Qarnayn; Zachariah, John, Mary and Jesus; Jonah, son of Amittai; The People of the Cave (The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus); The Story of Jirjīs (Saint George); The Story of Samson the Prophet The People of the Trench (The Martyrs of Najrān); The People of the Elephant; Bibliography; Index
Other title(s)
Lives of the prophets
ISBN
  • 1-280-46680-4
  • 9786610466801
  • 1-4175-9079-3
  • 90-474-0156-5
OCLC
  • 191039311
  • 935229339
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