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 Amārāt al-nubuwwa
(176 words)

Tokens of prophethood

Abū Isḥāq Ibrāhīm ibn Yaʿqūb ibn Isḥāq al-Saʿdī al-Jūzajānī

Date: Before 873

Original Language: Arabic


The contents of the work can only be known after examination of the surviving fragment in Damascus (Sezgin, GAS i, p. 135). Like other works of this genre, it may have contained stories about Muḥammad's life which showed divine support for his mission, notably his miracles and prophetic foreknowledge of eve…

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Roggema, Barbara, “ Amārāt al-nubuwwa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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