LIFE OF MAHOMET WILLIAM MUIR PDF

Author: William Muir; Category: Islam; Length: Pages; Year: FOR THE BIOGRAPHY OF MAHOMET,AND ON THE. PRE-ISLAMITE HISTORY OF ARABIA. WILLIAM MUIR, ESQ.,. Bengal Civil Sei-vice. VOLUIME I. LONDON . FOR THE BIOGRAPHY OF MAHOMET, AND ON THE PRE-ISLAMITE HISTORY OF ARABIA. BY. WILLIAM MUIR, ESQ., Bengal Civil Service. [Smith, Elder.

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Shoro Omair marked it as to-read May 20, The special influence exercised by Hira and the Gbassanide kingdom upon.

Not an amicable brief to maho,et sure, but not the overly fawning redemptionism currently in vogue. VAN rated it it was amazing Jun 08, Muir’s concluding summation is that Muhammad was gripped by a genuine and selfless vision whilst in Mecca which then turned to self-serving ends as he gained power after decamping to Medina. Asbab Suleman rated it really liked it May 26, Mohamed Ahmed marked it as to-read Apr 01, Nevertheless, his earlier hypercritical Life of Mahomet was used as a poster child by contemporary Muslim commentators—especially by Indian ones connected to the movement of Syed Ahmed Khan —to dismiss all criticism of their society emanating from Western scholars.

Having been criticised for the poor relief effort during the Orissa famine ofthe British began to discuss famine policy, and in Muir issued an order stating that:. Martin marked it as to-read Dec 12, Nevertheless, this is a book that needs to be read and understood before shooting off fly traps about Islam.

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The Life of Mahomet

Neo marked it as lifd Sep 27, Toleration is unknown, and the possibility of free and liberal institutions foreclosed.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Christina marked it as to-read Mar 18, This is a reproduction of a book published before Sir William Muir was an Orientalist and scholar of Islam.

He writes “Serious historians had long since relegated Muir’s work to the rare-books sections of their libraries. He served as an assistant prefect in Agra, and was knighted in where he subsequently instituted the construction of Allahabad University in India.

The Life of Mahomet, Volume I [Table of Contents]

His method proves strong and true, and brings about an honest and sensitive account of Mohammad’s life and character. He was an oreintalist specializing in the history of Mohammad and subsequent caliphates.

Supposed history of the rise of Mecca and its religion. How far do the Collections of tradition contain elements of truth?

The Life of Mahomet From Original Sources

Rasha Reda marked it as to-read Feb 19, We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into pri This is a reproduction of a book published before No Indian library should be without it. Third It must have corresponded with the numerous transcripts in.

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Muir was a committed Evangelical Christian and was invited to preface many missionary biographies and memoirs, speak at conferences and to publicise Zenana missions.

Principal of Edinburgh University — Muir’s classic biography, which ought to be better known, is a masterpiece of scholarship. There is not a sermon in the series that does not furnish evidence of originality without extravagance, of discrimination without tediousness, and of piety without cant or conventionalism.

The Life of Mahomet From Original Sources

Page 49 – A tale of English domestic life. Refresh and try again. The Sufa after a sharp contest yield the office to Majomet. Inhowever, T. Muir with clarity sets out the major incidents of the life – the marriages, the call to prophecy, the composition of the Quran, the years of rejection, the influence and eventual rejection of Judaism and Christianity, the so-called Satanic Verses, the Hegira, the various battles, the assassinations and massacres, the taking of Mecca, the wars of conquest, and the death.

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