The House of Khadeejah Bint Khuwaylid in Makkah al-Mukarramah

A Historical Study of its Location, Building, and Architecture

By Ahmed Zaki Yamani
SKU: 101017 Categories: , Date: 2014Language: EnglishEdition: 1ISBN: 9781905122585Format: HardbackNo. of Volumes: 1No. of Pages: 176Weight: 1.25kg

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Summary

This book documents one of the holiest Islamic sites in Makkah, the House of Khadeejah (may Allah be pleased with her), which housed the best creation of God, the Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him), his sons and his daughters (may Allah be pleased with them). This study sheds the light on the history of this great house, its roles across different historical periods as well as the renovations, additions and modifications that it has undergone throughout time. It also looks at the various social and cultural aspects related to it. In addition to the relevant aspects related to this house, such as: the Mother of Believers, Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid (may Allah be pleased with her) and her position and role in the Prophet’s life, and the most important events that occurred in the House of Khadeejah (may Allah be pleased with her); it also includes the location of the House of Khadeejah (may Allah be pleased with her) and the houses surrounding it; the architecture of the House of Khadeejah (may Allah be pleased with her) throughout history, according to the narratives of the historians; the House of Khadeejah (may Allah be pleased with her) in the books of journeys to Makkah; and the House of Khadeejah (may Allah be pleased with her) based on the excavations done in 1989.

Content

Dedication 

Introduction 

Chapter 1

The Mother of the Faithful Khadījah bint Khuwaylid رضي الله عنها

Chapter 2

The Location of the House of Khadījah رضي الله عنها, and the Houses that Surrounded It 

Chapter 3

The Structure of the House of Khadījah رضي الله عنها, through the Centuries, as Described by Historians 

Chapter 4

The House of Khadījah رضي الله عنها as Described in Travellers’ Accounts 

Chapter 5

The House of Khadījah رضي الله عنها as Seen from the Excavations of 1410/1989 

Index

Table of Pictures, Drawings, Maps and Illustrations 

About the Author(s)

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani

Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani was born on 30 June 1930, in Mecca. His life was a full and ground breaking one, of political, economic, social, cultural and scientific activities.

He studied law in the 1950s at Cairo University, then New York University, and Harvard University. In 1955 he received a Master's Degree in Comparative Jurisprudence; then, later on, a Doctorate from the University of Exeter.

In 1960, His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani assumed the position of Minister of State and Member of the Saudi Cabinet. Then he became the Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources (1962-1986), and the first Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani was also the Founder and President of the Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation and its three centres: the Centre for the Study of Islamic Manuscripts, the Centre for the Encyclopaedia of Makkah and Madinah, and the Centre for Studies of the Objectives of Islamic Law.

He received throughout his career many awards and decorations, and was a member of many scientific societies around the world.

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani left with  us several books and studies, including “The House of Khadija Bint Khuwaylid (Radiyallahu Anha) in Makkah Al-Mukarramah - A Historical Study of Its Location, Building and Architecture”, and “Islam and Women”, which was translated into several languages. He also published dozens of articles in Arabic and English in various fields.

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Additional information

Weight 1.25 kg
Dimensions 30 × 22 × 2.5 cm
Edition

1

Format

Hardback

ISBN-13

9781905122585

Language

English

Legacy ID

102915

Pages

176

Publication Date

2014

No. of Volumes

1

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