TRANSLITERATION xiii
  • FORWORD:
  • IN ARABIC xv
    English translation xxi
  • PROLOGUE
  • 1
  • CHAPTER ONE
    (The Holy Prophet of Islamic)
  • HIS BIRTH AND LINEAGE, AND THE TIME OF
    HIS DEATH
  • 7
  • HIS NAME, EPITHETS AND HONORABLE LINEAGE
  • 10
  • THE SPAN OF HIS LIFE
  • 13
  • CHAPTER TWO
  • CONCERNING HIS RESPLENDANT SIGN AND
    MIRACLES
  • 16
  • THE BEGINNING OF HIS CALL
  • 56
  • THE QURAYSH ADMIT THE MIRACULOUS
    QUALITIES OF THE QUR’AN
  • 63
  • HOW ALLAH PROTECTED MUHAMMAD AGAINST
    THE MOCKERS
  • 65
  • THE MIGRATION TO ABYSSINIA AND AN-NA JASHI’S
    ASSENT TO MUHAMMAD’S PROPHETHOOD
  • 67
  • THE PROPHET IS PERSECUTED BY THE ASSOCIATORS,
    AND HAMZAH ACCEPTS ISLAM
  • 72
  • THE PROPHET’S NIGHT JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM,
    AND HIS HIDING IN A RAVINE BELONGING TO
    ABU TALIB
  • 75
  • THE PROPHET OFFERS HIMSELF TO NEIGHBORING
    ARAB TRIBES, THE ALLEGIANCE OF THE ANSAR
    TO HIM, AND THE EVENT OF AL-’AQABAH
  • 82
  • THE ASSOCIATORS PLOT AGAINST THE PROPHET;
    THE PROPHET MIGRATES TO MEDINA, AND THE
    JUBILATION OF THE ANSAR AT HIS ARRIVAL.
    THE SIGNS WHICH WERE REVEALED CONCERNING
    HIS PROPHETHOOD, AND OTHER EVENTS OF HIS
    LIFE UNTIL HE WAS COMMANDED TO FIGHT
  • 95
  • CHAPTER FOUR
    A GENERAL ACCOUNT OF THE PROPHET’S
    BATTLES
  • 113
  • The Great Battle of Badr
  • 117
  • The Raid of Dhü Amarr
  • 122
  • The Raid of al-Qaradah
  • 124
  • The Battle of Uhud
  • 125
  • The Battle of Hamrã’u ‘l-Asad
  • 132
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • The Battle of ar-Raji’
  • 134
  • The Battle of Ma’Unah
  • 135
  • The Battle Against the Banü ‘n-Nadir
  • 137
  • The Battle Against the Tribe of Liliyãn
  • 138
  • The Battle of the Trench (al-Khandaq)
  • 139
  • The Battle of Banü ‘1-Mu~~aliq
  • 145
  • The Treaty of al-Iludaybiyyah
  • 148
  • The Battle of Khaybar
  • 153
  • The Engagement of ‘Umratu ‘l-Qada’
  • 157
  • The Engagament of Mu’tah
  • 158
  • The Conquest of Mecca
  • 161
  • The Engagement of Hunayn
  • 175
  • The Siege of at-Tã’if
  • 179
  • The Battle of TabUk
  • 188
  • The Death of the Prophet
  • 208
  • CHAPTER FIVE
  • THE WIVES OF THE HOLY APOSTLE OF ALLAH,
    AND HIS CHILDREN
  • 218
  • THE PROPHET’S PATERNAL UNCLES AND AUNTS
  • 225
  • THE PROPHET’S RELATIVES IN NURSING
  • 227
  • THE PROPHET’S MALE AND FEMALE CLIENTS,
    AND HIS MAIDSERVANTS
  • 228
  • CHAPTER SIX
    (The Daughter of the Holy Prophet of Islam)
    FATIMAH AZ-ZAHRA’, DAUGHTER OF THE
    APOSTLE OF ALLAH
  • 233
  • HER BIRTH, NAMES AND EPITHETS
  • 233
    TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • PROOFS OF HER ‘ISMAH (SINLESSNESS) SOME OF THE SIGNS PROVING HER STATUS
    WITH ALLAH, AND TRADITIONS INDICATING HER EXCELLENCE
    AND EXALTED STATUS
  • 235
  • THE TIME OF FATIMAH’S DEATH AND THE
    SPOT OF HER GRAVE
  • 240
  • NOTES
  • 242