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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.


Wafāʿ al-Wafāʿ bi Akhbār Dār al-Muṣṭafā by ʿAlī bin ʿAbd Allah al-Samhūdī (911 A.H.)

Edited and annotated by Qasim Al-Samarrai

This five volume book meticulously details the history of the city of Madīnah. Little is left out in terms of details of the city by its author al-Samhūdī. It can be said that his work is a comprehensive undertaking based on a variety of sources which he himself considered very . . .


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Kitāb Nayl al-Muná bi-Dhayl Bulūgh al-Qirá li-Takmilat Ittiḥāf al-Wará (922-946 A.H.)

By Jār Allah bin al-ʿIz bin al-Najm bin Fahd al-Makkī, Edited by Muhammad al-Habib El-Hila

The importance of this book lies in its clear presentation of all the political events which occurred in Makkah, month by month, at the beginning of the Ottoman period. This includes information on the Ḥajj officials and their relationship with the descendants of the Prophet (Ashrāf) and with the Makkan . . .

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