Abu Muhammad Abd al-Malik Ibn Hisham

(d. 827)

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(d. 827)

Editor of a shorter, annotated version of the biography of Muhammad by Ibn Ishaq, which became the standard biography in the Islamic world and the basis for most subsequent works. His work is the main source of knowledge of the original work by Ibn Ishaq. He made critical observations about the authenticity of the poetry contained in the work.

Subjects: Islam.

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