An-Nawawi's Forty Hadith: Indian Print

 An-Nawawi's Forty Hadith: Indian Print,
*Paperback - 127 pages, English and Arabic.
by Imam an-Nawawi
Translated by Ezzedin Ibrahim & Denys Johnson-Davies.


Description :

The Compiler of this short book of hadith (the sayings of the Prophet Muhammed, Salla Allahu 'alayhi wa Sallam, was Imam an-Nawawi, Radi Allahu ta'ala anhu. Born in 1233 C.E in the Syrian village of Nawa, south of Damascus, he enjoyed during his lifetime a high reputation as a jurists and scholar of hadith. Having lived a frugal life dedicated to scholarship, an-Nawawi, may Allah be pleased with him, died at his birthplace in the year 1277.


Product Description : The present selection is generally regarded as the most popular anthology and the best introduction to the study of the Beloved Prophet's, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, sayings which, together with the Holy Qur'an, contain the essential teachings of Islam.

This choice translation of ''an-Nawawi's Forty Hadith'' selected by Imam Yahya ibn Sharf ud-Din an-Nawawi [d.676AH], since its compilation in the 13th Century (Common Era) has enjoyed widespread acceptance by Muslims as a work that, despite its modest size, incorporates a comprehensive selection of well-authenticated Hadith on the most important aspects of religious knowledge.


Translator : Ezzedin Ibrahim : Born 1928 in Cairo, he first studied Arabic literature at Cairo university, later taking his doctorate at London. He taught and held educational posts in Libya, Syria and Qatar before becoming, in 1967, Professor of Arabic literature at Riyad University in Saudi Arabia. Active in Islamic affairs, he is engaged in the work of the Islamic Conference and other similar organisations. At present he is the Cultural advisor to the President of the United Arab Emirates and lives in Abu Dhabi.


Translator : Denys Johnson-Davies : Born in 1922 in Canada, he studied Arabic at london and Cambridge Universities and later taught at Cairo University. He has published a text book on Arabic translation and ten volumes of short stories, novels and plays translated from modern Arabic literature and is the Editorial Adviser to the 'Arab Authors' series published by Heinemann. He previously founded and edited a quarterly literary magazine in Arabic. At present he lives in Cairo.

* Includes Footnotes.

New but off-mint. Sub-Continent Print and condition. As in general wear, minor crease or tear, but overal good condition. Ideal for study as a second copy but not as a gift.

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