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8.16: Links to Primary Sources

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    Ancient Accounts of Arabia 430 BCE – 550 CE

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/a...nt/arabia1.asp

    Ibn Ishaq (d. c. 773 CE): Selections from the Life of Muhammad

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...mmadi-sira.asp

    The Prophet Muhammad: Last Sermon

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...uhm-sermon.asp

    Muhammad Speaks of Allah

    www.mircea-eliade.com/from-pr...o-zen/040.html

    Muhammad’s Call

    www.mircea-eliade.com/from-pr...o-zen/231.html

    Muhammad is the Messenger of God

    www.mircea-eliade.com/from-pr...o-zen/232.html

    Muhammad Proclaims the Prescriptions of Islam

    www.mircea-eliade.com/from-pr...o-zen/122.html

    The Sunnah, (traditions of the Prophet Muhammad), excerpts

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...nnah-horne.asp

    Abu Hamid al-Ghazali (1058 – 1111 CE): The Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s.../alghazali.asp

    The Battle of Badr, 624 CE

    http://web.archive.org/web/199801191...m/battleof.htm

    Al-Baladhuri: The Battle of The Yarmuk (636 CE) and After

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/source/yarmuk.asp

    Accounts of the Arab Conquest of Egypt, 642 CE

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...gypt-conq2.asp

    Yakut: Baghdad under the Abbasids, c. 1000 CE

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...000baghdad.asp

    Abul Hasan Ali Al-Masu’di (Masoudi) (c. 895? – 957 CE): The Book of Golden Meadows, c. 940 CE

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/source/masoudi.asp

    The Seven Voyages of Sinbad the Sailor story from the Thousand and One Nights

    http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/lang1k1/tale15.htm

    Ibn Rushd (Averroës) (1126 – 1198 CE): Religion & Philosophy, c. 1190 CE.

    legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/s...90averroes.asp

    Firdausi: The Epic of Kings, c. 1000 CE

    http://classics.mit.edu/Ferdowsi/kings.html

    Sa’di (1184 – 1292 CE): Gulistan, 1258 CE

    http://classics.mit.edu/Sadi/gulistan.html


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