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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VAN rated it it was amazing Jun 08, Page cxiii – And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the land of Canaan ; and went into the country from the face of his brother Jacob.
History of the Arabs unknown for twenty centuries after Abraham. Muir College later became a part of the Allahabad University. This is a reproduction of a book published before His chief ,ife of expertise was the history of the time of Muhammad and the early caliphate.
The Life of Mahomet by William Muir. Freeman praised the book as a “great work”, yet questioned its conjectural methodology, particularly the “half timid suggestion” made by Muir that Muhammad had fallen under the influence of Satanic inspiration. Purushottam barnala marked it as to-read Jun 27, Sumair Nawaz rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Mavia A D supports the Romans.
The life of Mahomet William Muir sir. In his writings of the s, he goaded Christian scholars to verbal warfare against Muslims using aggressive crusader imagery. Our viceregal life in India: Belal marked it as to-read Jul 01, May 20, Jeff Leinen rated it it was amazing.
Rasha Reda marked it as to-read Feb 19, It cannot brook a rival, nor cease to wage war against all other faiths, without losing its strength and virtue.
No surviving evidence on the side of the Meccansj or against Mahomet. 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.
Cos marked it as to-read Sep 21, Inam Khan rated it liked it Apr 17, 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.
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This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Page 45 – We commend this volume wilkiam all persons who like to study state papers, in which the practical sense of a man of the world is joined to the speculative sagacity of a philosophical statesman.
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He writes “Serious historians had long since relegated Muir’s work to the rare-books sections of their libraries. Crown Svo, price 10s. He wrote “If Christianity is anything, it must be everything. Hanny marked it as to-read Jun 27, There is not a mauomet in the series that does not furnish evidence of originality without extravagance, of discrimination without tediousness, and of piety without cant or conventionalism.
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Said and the Unsaid. Boundaries of the Nabathean kingdom. 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, Muir’s classic biography, which ought to be better known, is a masterpiece of scholarship. This page was last edited on 25 Augustat Dean marked it as to-read Jun 11, Muir’s later Annals was received with fewer reservations by the Times reviewer and other newspapers of the day.
Lieutenant Governor of the North-Western Provinces — Daniel Pipes investigated wil,iam origin of the phrase ” Satanic Verses “, and concluded that despite Salman Rushdie lfe claim that he had borrowed the phrase from Tabarithe earliest traceable occurrence is in Muir’s Life of Mohamet in a passage discussing “two Satanic verses”.
Weir edited and condensed the four volumes to one, leaving out many of the evidenciary verifications of many of the historically pertinent facts.
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Muhammad does not come across as very much worse, morally, than many of the Patriarchs and Kings in the Old Testament Joshua was a warlord, and David a murderer and adulterer but the Prophet is a very different figure from the Jesus of the Gospels, who rejected the worldly power which Muhammad, in this reading of his life, embraced.
One point that Muir makes clear is that the Koran and referenced Traditions in the words spoken by Mohammad are unequivocally accurate. His original book ” The life of Mohammed ” was initially published in four volume mahonet. Polygamy, Divorce, and Slavery strike at the root of public morals, poison domestic life, and disorganise society; while the Veil removes the female sex from its just position and influence in the world.
Muir served as secretary to the governor of the North-West Provinces, and as a member of the Agra revenue board, and during the Mutiny he was in charge of the intelligence department there.
According to Edward Saidalthough Muir’s Life of Mahomet and The Caliphate “are still considered reliable monuments of scholarship”, his work was characterized by an “impressive antipathy to the Orient, Islam and the Arabs”, and “his attitude towards his subject matter was fairly put by him when he said that ‘the sword of Muhammed, and the Kor’an, are the most stubborn enemies of Civilisation, Liberty, and the Truth wiilliam the world has yet known'”.
Our belief in the power of the Evil One must lead us to consider this as at least one of the possible causes of the fall of Mahomet