A collection of biographies of the prophet mohammed , his companions and wives , with an account of the prophet's battlefields.
|Brief History of Compilation of the Qur'an|
A short account of how the qur'an was preserved and compiled , and the addition of diacritical marks.
|Islamic History from 570 to 1000|
Excerpts from " a chronolgy of islamic history: 570-1000 ce" by h. u. rahman , covering the period to abu bakr's military expedition to syria and palestine in 633.
|Medieval Sourcebook: Accounts of The Arab Conquest of Egypt, 642|
A coptic account from " the history of the patriarchs of alexandria" , and an arab account from al-baladhuri's " the conquest of alexandria" .
|Medieval Sourcebook: Pact of Umar, 7th Century|
Supposed to have been the peace accord offered by the caliph umar to the christians of syria; it formed the pattern of later management of the status of non-muslims.
|Restatement of History of Islam and Muslims|
An online book by sayed ali asgher razwy presents the shia interpretation of early islam , from 570 to 661 ce , as a movement launched by the prophet muhammad , consummated with the support of his vicegerent 'ali ibn abi talib.
|The Battle of Badr|
A detailed description of the historic battle of badr by allama shibli naumani.
|The Four Righteous Caliphs|
A history of the first four caliphs to rule after the death of muhammad , until the rise to power of the umayyad dynasty. includes a map.
|The Rightly-Guided Caliphs|
Explains the muslim concept of caliph , and profiles the first four who succeeded the prophet muhammad; known as the rightly-guided caliphs.