Islamo-Biblica in Mubtadā’ (“Genesis-Beginnngs”), Awā’il (“Originations”) ...

Islamo -Biblica in Mubtadā’ (“Genesis-Beginnngs”).

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Awā’il (“Originations”,"First Occurences"), Mu`ammarun (the “Long-Lived”) and related literatures.

Mubtadā’ (“Genesis-Beginnngs”) texts and related literatures.

The Arabic root B-D-`  indicates origination or beginning, the genesis of creation, humanity and things in the cosmos and world(s) of creation. 

Awā’il (“Originations”, "First Occurences"), texts and related literatures.

al-ʿAskarī , Abū Hilāl al-Ḥasan ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn Sahl ibn Saʿīd ibn Yaḥyā ibn Mihrān (d.c. 395/1005. Arab philologist

  • Kitāb al-Awāʾil abridged by al-Suyūṭī in Kitāb at-Wasāʾil , Partly edited by Gosche in Das Kitāb al-Awāʾil, eine literarhistor. Studie, Festgabe zur 25. Versammlung Deutscher Philologen , Halle 1867. See Brockelmann, “al-ʿAskarī”, in: EI, First Edition

Jalāl-ad-Dīn ʻAbd al-Raḥmān Ibn Abī-Bakr al- Suyūṭīal-Suyuti (d.     /         )

  • Kitāb al-Wasāʼil fī musāmarat al-awāʼil.
  • الوسائل فى مسامرة الأوائل  = al-Wasāʼil fī musāmarat al-awāʼil. Abū-Hājir Muḥammad al-Saʻīd Ibn Basyūnī Zaġlūl; ed. Sulaimān Ibn-Aḥmad al-Ṭabarānī... Beirut : Dar al-Kutub al-'Ilmiyah, 1986, 205 pages.
  • 1990. al-Wasāʼil fī musāmarat al-awāʼil. al-Kuwait : Makt. Dār Ibn-Qutaiba, 1990. 251 pages.

Taqī al-Dīn Abū Bakr ibn Zayd Jarāʻī  

  •   Kitāb al-Awāʾil . ʻĀdil al- Furaiǧāt /Hayā Muḥammad Dawsarī. Beirut: Dār al-Īmān, 1988 + al-Kuwait Dār Ibn-an-Nadīm, 1997.

 

Katherine H Lang,

  • Awa'il in early Arabic historiography : beginnings and identity in the middle Abbasid empire. PhD thesis., University of Chicago, Dept. of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, December 1997.ix, 195 pages.

 William F. McCants

  • Founding Gods, Inventing Nations: Conquest and Culture Myths from Antiquity to Islam. Princeton University Press. 2012.

 

Mu`ammarun (the “Long-Lived”) texts and related literatures.