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Battle of Badr by Amherst D. Tyssen

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014

Battle of Badr by Amherst D. Tyssen

Amherst D. Tyssen was born into a family of nobility in 1843 in Upper Clapton, county Middlesex. He attended Merton College, Oxford, where he received his B.A., B.C.L., M.A., and ultimately D.C.L. in 1877. During his time at the college, he served a postmaster for five years and was also a member of the 1st Oxfordshire Rifle Volunteer Corp. In the late 1870s, he dabbled in the study of Theism;...

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Encomium – Lady Khadija al-Kubra

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014

Encomium – Lady Khadija al-Kubra

11th Ramadan marks the anniversary of Lady Khadija al-Kubra—the beloved wife of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace). The following is an extract from a sublime encomium to Lady Khadija penned by a member of Manaqib Productions: You are the doyenne of the worlds’ women, Khadija daughter of Khuwaylid; the beloved wife of the Messenger of Allah, salla Llahu ‘alayhi wasallam; the first...

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Nashid – Fatima bint Rasul

Posted by on Jul 4, 2014

Nashid – Fatima bint Rasul

This is one of our favourite nashids on Lady Fatima: فاطم فاطم بنت الرسول فاطم فاطم هي البتول فاطمة أولادها في الجنان أسيادها ربي كد حسادها لاتنولوهم قبول فاطم فاطم بنت الرسول فاطم فاطم هي البتول الله ربي زفها لعلي وعلالها وقولي مين زيها ويلي عندو علم يقول فاطم فاطم بنت الرسول فاطم فاطم هي البتول والنبي قد قالها بنتي لا ضرةلها هذة زي أمها ياعلي مالك حلول فاطم فاطم بنت الرسول فاطم فاطم هي البتول...

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Encomium – Lady Fatima al-Zahra

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014

Encomium – Lady Fatima al-Zahra

3rd Ramadan marks the anniversary of Lady Fatima al-Zahra—the beloved daughter of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace). The following is an extract from a sublime encomium to Lady Fatima penned by a member of Manaqib Productions: A sea-treasure of priceless sapphires and jewels, you are Fatima al-Zahra, mother of the blessed and foremost of the worlds’ women. The best of creation is...

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Poetry of Hassan b. Thabit

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014

Poetry of Hassan b. Thabit

Hassan b. Thabit (حسان بن ثابت) lived in Yathrib, the later al-Madina al-Munawwara, and was of mature age when our beloved Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace), leaving Mecca behind him, settled there. He was already an established poet and had found favour as a composer of eulogies on visits to the court of the Arab Princes of the Ghassanid dynasty. Although not an immediate...

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