The Koran; Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed Volume 2

The Koran; Commonly Called the Alcoran of Mohammed Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ... told him that the word, bed, ' made use of in this passage, signified no determinate number of years, but any number from three to nine, (though some suppose the tenth year is in (i) Al Zamakh. Al Beidawi. land'; but after their defeat, they shall overcome the others in their turn, within a few years. Unto God belongeth the disposal of this matter, both for what is past, and for what is to come: and on that day shall the believers rejoice in the success granted by God; for he granteth success unto whom he pleaseth, and he is the mighty, the merciful. This is the promise of God: Go D will not act contrary to his promise: but the greater part of men know not the veracity of God. They know the outward appearance of this present life; but they are careless as to the life to come. Do they not con cluded, ) and therefore advised him to prolong the time, and to raise the wager; which he accordingly proposed to Obba, and they agreed that the time assigned should be nine years, and the wager an hundred camels. Before the time was elapsed, Obba died of a wound he had received at Ohod, in the third year of the Hejra (l); but the event afterwards shewing that Abu Beer had won, he received the camels of Obba's heirs, and brought them in triumph to Mohammed (a). History informs us, that the successes of Khosru Parviz, king of Persia, who carried on a terrible war against the Greek empire, to revenge the death of Maurice, his father, in-law, slain by Phocas, were very great, and continued in an uninterrupted course for two-and-twenty years. Particularly in the year of Chrisr 615, about the beginning of the sixth year before the Hejra, the Persians, having the preceding year conquered Syria, made themselves masters of Palestine, and took Jerusalem; which seems toshow more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123662775X
  • 9781236627759