Author: Dr. Shawqi Abu Khalil
Publisher: Dar-us-Salam Publications (2004)
Pages: 292 Binding: Hardcover
Description from the publisher:
A Note from the PublisherAfter the valuable presentation, Atlas of the Qur'an, as promised, Darussalam is presenting Atlas on the Prophet's Biography.
This Atlas is also a compilation of the distinguished research scholar Dr. Shawqi Abu Khalil. The book is in Arabic language and published by Dar-Al-Fikr, Damascus. Dr. Shawqi completed this Book also after the careful study and research this great work required.
In this Atlas, the Seerah has been given in a brief form, and maps, explanatory diagrams and photographs have been added to show the places and directions of various events that took place in the life of the Prophet ° (S). The maps and illustrations have been presented in chronological order.
Throughout the study of this Atlas, the perception and understanding of the Seerah of the Prophet (S), becomes very easy as if the past events are passing before our eyes in the form of imaginary pictures.
I must thank Mr. Muhammad Adnan Salem, owner of Dar-Al-Fikr, Damascus, for his cooperation and permission to publish the translation of the book.We pray Allah to make this work beneficial to all of us.
ContentsA Note from the PublisherIntroduction1 - A divinely-revealed belief system ('Aqidah)2 - A belief system that is centered on the laws of Allah3 - A final message, whose miracle is ongoing and eternal4 - A message which addresses reason, not emotion5 - A message to all of mankind6 - A precise balance between the spiritual and the material7- An eternal message for every time and place8 - A message that is protected by the One Who revealed itThe Arabian PeninsulaThe Ancestor of the Prophet Ibrahim (A) - The Father of the Prophets, The Close Friend of the Most MercifulThe Most Famous Markets of the Arabs during the JahiliyyahThe Year of the Elephant (30 August 571 or 570 CE) - The Birth of the Prophet (S)Muhammad ibn 'Abdullah - His Noble LineageThe paternal uncles and aunts of the Messenger of Allah (S)The birth of the ProphetThe War of Al-Fijar (the Sacrilegious War) (580-90 CE)The cause of the last war of Al-FijarThe Treaty of AI-Fudul (the Treaty of the Scented Ones)The HumsQuraish introduced the idea of the HumsThe tribes who believed in the Hums along with QuraishAt-Tufail ibn 'Amr Al-Azdi Ad-Dausi (Dhun-Nur - the one with the light)Shortly before the Hijrah - The first and second Pledges at Al-'AqabahThe HijrahThe Journey of Salman AI-Farisi - From Isfahan to Al- MadinahSalman flees to SyriaSalman joins the Bishop of Mosul Salman joins the Bishop of NasibainSalman joins the man in 'AmmuriyahSalman goes to Wadi Al-QuraSalman goes to Al-MadinahSalman hears of the migration of the Prophet (S)Salman checks on the authenticity of the Prophethood of Muhammad (S)The change of the Qiblah from Baitul-Maqdis (Jerusalem) to the Holy Ka'bahEvents, Campaigns and ExpeditionsThe campaign of Sawiq, in Dhul-Hijjah 2 AHThe killing of Ka'b ibn Al-AshrafThe killing of Salam ibn Abi HuqaiqThe two Envoys of Badhan (Badham) From Sari a' to Al MadinahThe letter of the Messenger of Allah to Chosroes (Epervaiz ibn Hormuz)Mariyah Al-Qibtiyah (Hafn on the outskirts of Ansina, a village in Upper Egypt)The letter of the Messenger of Allah To Caesar: Herachus (Early 7 AH; Autumn 628 CE)The Year of DelegationsThe Farewell PilgrimageThe Governors and Agents of the Messenger of Allah appointed in charge of the ZakahThe Narrators of Hadith (The Books of As Sihah)The Sahih Books of Ahadith (Kutubus-Sihdh As-Sittah) and their AuthorsAppendixThe Holy Ka'bah (The House, the House of Allah, the SacredHouse, the Ancient House, the Qiblah (direction of prayer)Area and capacity of Al-Masjid Al-HaramReferences