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Tabari : Selections from the Qur\'an 2 Vols
Tabari : Selections from the Qur'an 2 Vols
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  • Authored by: Imam al-Tabari

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Details:  Tabari : Selections from the Qur'an, Two Volume Set : New,
'Comprehensive Exposition of the Interpretation of the Verses of the Qur’ān'
*[A5+] Large Paperback with Slipcase - Total 1165 pages, within 2 Volumes,
by Imam al-Tabari,  Now in Stock & Despatching,
Translated by Prof. Scott C. Lucas,
Published by The Islamic Texts Society, Cambridge.






Description :


Imam Tabarī’s Comprehensive Exposition of the Interpretation of the Verses of the Qur’ān is one of the great monuments of classical Arabic and Islamic scholarship which, over a millennium, has been a fundamental reference work for scholars engaged in the tradition of Qur’ānic exegesis.


This two-volume translation focuses on thirty selected verses and Sūras, or Chapters, associated with special merits and blessings and also includes Tabarī’s own introduction to the Comprehensive Exposition.




Volume I contains: Tabarī’s introduction; The Opening; the Throne Verse and the final three verses from Surah al-Baqarah - The Cow (2:255 and 284–286); The Family of ʿImrān (3:7 and 18); At-Tawbah - Repentance (9:38–40 and 128–129); the story of Moses and al-Khadir from al-Kahf The Cave (18:60–82); the Verse of Light from The Light (24:35–42); Prostration; Yāʾ Sīn.



Volume II contains: The Companies (39:53–55); The Smoke; The Beneficent; The Inevitable Occasion; Iron; The Gathering (59:18–24); Sovereignty; The Resurrection; The Most High; The Sun; The Night; The Earthquake; The Chargers; Rivalry; The Disbelievers; Aid; Sincerity; Daybreak; People.





About Imam al-Tabari :

He is Abū Jaʿfar Muhammad b. Jarīr al-Tabarī (d. 310/923). Imam al-Tabari is one of the most famous Muslim scholars of medieval Islamic civilisation. He composed numerous books in Arabic in the fields of Islamic law, Qur’ān commentary, and history. The only two large books of his to survive are his History of Messengers and Kings and his Qur’ānic commentary, The Comprehensive Exposition of the Interpretation of the Verses of the Qur’ān.



About the Translator : Scott C. Lucas is Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Arizona.







Also available :

 Tabari : Selections from the Qur'an, Volume 1,
 Tabari : Selections from the Qur'an, Volume 2,
 Tabari : Selections from the Qur'an, Volumes 1 & 2.










This 2 Volume Set comes in a beautiful slipcase. Makes an ideal gift!


*Single Volume Dimensions : 23.5 x 15.8cm.









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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 20 July, 2017.