Author: Sayyid Muhammad ibn 'Alawi al-Maliki al-Hasani; Amjad Mahmood
Publisher: Heritage Press (Jan. 2014)
Pages: 122 Binding: Paperback 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.5"
Description from the publisher:
This two-part treatise is a translation of Shaykh Mhammad ibn Alawi al-Maliki’s Ta’rikh al-hawadith wa al-ahwal al-nabawiyyah (The history of the Prophetic events and states), is a comprehensive summary of some of the most authoritative and voluminous works written on the Prophetic biography.
The first part deals with various aspects of the Prophet's life, such as his early years before receiving revelation, members of his family, his servants, miracles, signs of his prophethood, the weapons he used in battle, the beasts he rode, the clothes he wore and so forth.
The second part is a chronological summary of the most important events to have taken place in his life.
About the Author
Shaykh al-Sharif Al-Sayyid Muhammad al-Hasan ibn Alawi ibn Abbas ibn Abd al-Aziz al-Maliki al-Hasani al-'Idrisi al-Makki (1944–2004) was a prominent Sunni Islamic scholar from Saudi Arabia.
He was one of the foremost traditional Islamic scholars of contemporary times, and without doubt, the most highly respected and loved scholar of the holy city of Mecca and the entire Hijaz region.
He is a grandson of the Prophet , a leader of the Ahlul Bayt, the Imam of Hadith in ourage, an authority of the four Madhhabs, a spiritual leader of the highest caliber, caller toAllah, and unparalleled in his standing in the world of traditional Islamic scholarship. A visit to him was considered imperative for the `Ulema who would visit Mecca.
a world-renowned scholar who spent his life teaching and writing. He held many prestigious positions, including religious instructor at the Haram Mosque after his father, professor at the Faculty of Sharia, King 'Abd al-'Aziz University, Mecca, 13901399 AH, and an active member of the Muslim World League. He died in Mecca in 1425/2004.