Many of these 27 traditional stories and legends of Muslim piety are here translated for the first time. They are drawn from different periods, countries, languages and Islamic traditions with the cooperation of some 28 international scholars who represent a wide range of Islamic scholarship. The tales are grouped into 6 regions and some are illustrated in black and white. With a comparative table, glossary and indexes.
Tales of God's Friends: Islamic Hagiography in Translation
AuthorsRenard, John (ed.)
PublisherUniversity Of California Press