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Edited Texts

The publication of edited texts of manuscripts and documents related to Makkah and Medinah is one of the main activities of the Makkah and Madinah Centre which is to encourage the selection and preservation of the written heritage of the two holy cities.


Kitāb Nashr al-Anfās fī Faḍāʾil Zamzam wa Siqāyat al-ʿAbbās (A Historical Notes on the Holy Water of Zamzam) by Khalīfah bin Abī Al-Faraj bin Muḥammad Al-Zamzamī Al-Shāfiʿī (d. after 1068 A.H.)

Edited by Abdul Rahman S. Al-Muzaini

This book is a historical account of the well of Zamzam, the Ḥaram and Makkah al-Mukarramah during the Ottoman period. It contains many pieces of information related to the construction of the well of Zamzam and its restoration throughout the ages. It also describes the benefits of the water and . . .


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Al-Jawāhir Al-Ḥisān: Annotated Autobiography of Scholars in Makkah

By Zakariya A. Beela, Edited by Abdul Wahhab I. Abu Solayman and Mohammad I. Ahmad Ali

This book establishes itself as an important documentation of the history of scholarship in Makkah. It comprehensively lists the details of scholars who were present in Makkah during the fourteenth Hijrī century and presents biographies of several of them. These include citizens, visitors, those living nearby and those visiting for . . .


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Al-Thabat al-Kabīr by Shaykh Ḥasan al-Mashāt al-Makī

Edited and annotated by Mohammad A. Bin Obeid

The book is Shaykh Ḥassan al-Mashāṭ’s biography of the scholars he studied with and met. It was published by Al-Furqān Foundation in celebration of Makkah being selected as the Capital of Islamic Culture. The book also holds a biography of the author himself, details on his most famous classes in the . . .


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