The History of al-Ṭabarī: An Annotated Translation, Volume by al-Ṭabarī, Khalid Yahya Blankinship

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Abi Bakr43 sitting at the grave when Hisham approached wearing only a loose-fitting robe.  Hisham asked him, "How are you, Abu Muhammad?  Therefore, this year became known as the Year of the Four Thousand. 45 In this year, the fight occurred between the Mudar on the one hand and the Yaman and the Rabi`ah on the other at al-Baruqan46 near Balkh.  Ibn Hajar, Tahdhib, V, 8-10.  See Ibn Hajar, Tahdhib, III, 436-8.  Muhammad.  Baki` al-Gharkad.  See Ibn Hajar, Tahdhib, VIII, 333-5.  See Ibn al-Kalbi, Jamharah, I, 24, II, 424; Waki`, al-Qudah, I, 168-9.

Thus, according to Ibn Humayd-Salamah-Ibn Ishaq means that al-Tabari received the report from Ibn Humayd who said that he was told by Ibn Ishaq, and so on. The numerous subtle and important differences in the original Arabic wording have been disregarded. The table of contents at the beginning of each volume gives a brief survey of the topics dealt with in that particular volume. It also includes the headings and subheadings as they appear in al-Tabari's text, as well as those occasionally introduced by the translator.

He is `Abd al-Wahid b.  See Ibn Hazm, Jamharah, 270.  Abi Rabah.  r-w-a and n-f-r; Bukhari, Sahih, II, 199, 215. Page 4 him such instructions from `Ata', whereupon the latter responded that he had only instructed him to speak after the noon worship.  Hisham was put to shame on that day, for the people believed that the incident showed his ignorance.  `Abd al-Malik dismissed `Umar b.  Salam al-Jumahi`Abd al-Qahir b.  `Umar b. Hubayra.  Governor of Iraq and the East 105(724)-120(738) and governor of Mecca ca.

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