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Treasury of Virtues

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Description for Treasury of Virtues Paperback. Translator(s): Qutbuddin, Tahera. Series: Library of Arabic Literature. Num Pages: 196 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2CSR; DSBB; HBLC; HRAX; HRH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 13. Weight in Grams: 249.

A Treasury of Virtues is a collection of sayings, sermons, and teachings attributed to 'Ali ibn Abi Talib (d. 40/661), the cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad, the first Shia Imam and the fourth Sunni Caliph
An acknowledged master of Arabic eloquence and a sage of Islamic wisdom, 'Ali was renowned for his eloquence: his words were collected, quoted, and studied over the centuries, and extensively anthologized, excerpted, and interpreted.
Of the many compilations of 'Ali’s words, A Treasury of Virtues, compiled by the Fatimid Shafi'i judge al-Quda'i (d. 454/1062), arguably possesses the broadest compass of ... Read more

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New York University Press United States
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Library of Arabic Literature
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About Al-Qa?I Al-Qu?A?I
al-Qāḍī al-Quḍāʿī (Author) Al-Qāḍī al-Quḍāʿī (d. 454/1062) was a Sunni jurist, a scholar of hadiths and history, and a senior government official of the Fatimid dynasty in Cairo. Rowan Williams (Foreword by) Rowan Williams is the former Archbishop of Canterbury. Tahera Qutbuddin (Translator) Tahera Qutbuddin is Abdulaziz Saud AlBabtain ... Read more

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Tahera Qutbuddins edition proves to be definitive A smooth presentation of the Arabic texts and a first-rate English translation.
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

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