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A European Muhammad? Between history and memory, polemics and praise

English historian Edward Gibbon devoted a long chapter of his monumental History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (6 vols., 1776-89) to the rise of Islam, and in particular to the career of the prophet Muhammad. Gibbon presents him as a charismatic leader, wise ruler, loved and respected by his followers. Above all, Muhammad brought his people...


Compte-rendu de lecture : “The Lives of Muhammad”

Informations sur l’ouvrage Titre : The Lives of Muhammad Auteur : Kecia Ali Éditeur et lieu d’édition : Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press Année de parution : 2014 Informations complémentaires : 342 p. ISBN 9780674659889.   Book review (pour la version française, cliquez ici) Kecia Ali seeks in this thoughtful study not to add another book to the...