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Edited Texts

Today, Islamic manuscripts are to be found, not only in every Islamic country and in countries with large islamic minorities, but also throughout Europe and the Americas as well as in Japan and some non-Muslim African countries.

This enormous treasure is - in many areas - in danger of being destroyed through social upheavals, political conflicts, natural causes or simply lack of proper care. It is therefore of the utmost importance that it should be documented as soon as possible.

Al-Furqan Foundation supports the edition and publication of a wide selection of manuscripts of particular significance in the Islamic heritage and facsimile editions of well preserved important manuscripts, particularly those with marked aesthetic value.


History of al-Quds (Jerusalem) and al-Khalīl (Hebron) by Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. Sharaf al-Dīn al-Khalīlī (d. 1147 A.H / 1734 A.D)

Edited by Muhammad Adnan al-Bakhit and Noufan Raja al-Sawariah

The important contribution this book brings is in it being set in a turbulent time for the cities of al-Quds (Jerusalem) and al-Khalīl (Hebron), during the period between 1663 A.D. (1075 A.H.) – 1714 A.D. (1126 A.H.). It details the changes that happened on the ground and their effects on . . .


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Majāz al-Qurʾān By ʿIz al-Dīn ibn ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ibn ʿAbd al-Salām (660 A.H./ 1262 A.D)

Edited by Mustafa Muhammad Hussayn al-Dhahabi, Presented by H. E. Ahmad Zaki Yamani

This book deals with the topic of majāz (allegory) in the Qurʾān. It was authored by Sulṭān al-ʿUlamāʾ al-ʿIz bin ʿAbd al-Salām. He looks at the two competing stances on the subject, one accepting its existence and the other not. The author examines the subject at great length and sides . . .


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Natījat al-Fikr fī ʿIlāj Amrāḍ al-Baṣar by Abū al-ʿAbbās Aḥmad b. ʿUthmān b. Hibat Allāh al-Qaysī

Edited by Muhammad Zafir Wafai and Muhammad Rawas Qalaji

The book elucidates the pioneering role played by Muslim scholars in the specialist field of ophthalmology. The book holds many topics on the subjects of sight, diagnosis, description and treatment of many eye diseases and disorders. The book also presents anatomical diagrams for dissecting the eye, the retinal nerve and the . . .


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