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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Sadia marked it as to-read Jul 02, Symeon the Stylite visited by multitudes from Mesopotamia c A D. An illustrative aspect in the evolution of Muir’s positions is his stance on the Crusades.
Muir’s book is a challenging and compelling read, written in the high Victorian prose style. Difficulty of distinguishing conscientious witnesses from amongst.
The general collections of tradition made under similar influences. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. A marble statue by George Blackall Simmonds was erected in his honour and unveiled by ilfe then Viceroy of India at the opening of Muir College on 8 April  and was still there in Muir’s anti-Catholic animus may have played a role in this too.
His method proves strong and true, and brings about an honest and sensitive account of Mohammad’s life and character. The Sufa after a sharp contest yield the office to Cussai.
Fifty year later, Muir redirected the invective hitherto reserved for the Muslims to the crusading leaders and armies, and while still finding some faults with the former, he praised Saladin for knightly values. The multitude of writing in mqhomet original volumes were, in fact, references, footnotes, appendices, quotes and et. Our viceregal life in India: Having been criticised for mahomt poor relief effort during the Orissa famine ofthe British began to discuss famine policy, and in Muir issued an order stating that:.
Disparagement of Mahomet a ground of credibility. VAN rated it it was amazing Jun 08, His original book “The life of Mohammad” was initially published in four volume tomes in which every detail was irrefragably proven to be a true fact in translating the Muslim Scholars; Al-Wakidi, At-Tabari and Ibn Ishak, the initial writers of the Hadiths.
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. Even though this book was a difficult and long read, I am glad that I invested the time to read this book.
Ross Mason is currently reading it Dec 17, Muir’s later Annals was received with fewer reservations by the Times reviewer and other newspapers of the day.
To ask other readers questions about The Life of Mahometplease sign up. The fragments from which the Coran was compiled are exactly as Mahomet. One point that Muir makes clear is that the Koran and referenced Traditions in the words spoken by Mohammad are unequivocally accurate.
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The writing is very good, graceful, and unaffected; it pleases without startling. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. Nevertheless, this is a book that needs to be read and understood before shooting off fly traps about Islam.
A proselytising text, Bakoorah shahiya Sweet First Fruits was published under his name as well, but this work had actually been written by a convert to Protestantism from Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Russ marked it as to-read Jun 07, Third It must have corresponded with the numerous transcripts in.
The Life of Mahomet
Importance of the Coran as furnishing contemporary evidence of Mahomets. He was the brother of the indologist John Muir. In Muir was appointed financial member of the Viceroy’s Council, and retired inwhen he became a member of the Council of Od in London.
To read and understand this book, you will need Dawood’s Koran and a good on line dictionary since some of the words are quite archaic. Maan Mohammad marked it as to-read May 10, Government of Mecca held by the Khozaa A D.
He died in Edinburghand is buried in Dean Cemetery. The main companions are accounted for, and the women married or concubines enumerated.
Among 20th century scholars, W. Said and the Unsaid. The special influence exercised by Hira and the Gbassanide kingdom upon.