early Islamic history Archives - Tolou International Institute

Tārikh-i Qurʼān [History of the Quran]

“Tārikh-i Qurʼān” by Dr. Mahmood Ramiyar is a comprehensive exploration of the history of the Holy Quran. It covers topics such as the names and designations of the Quran, types of revelation, collection and preservation, compilation, script development, structural divisions, classifications, occasions of revelation, and the challenge of Quran translation. The book draws from diverse sources and deserves translation into other languages.

Tarikh-i peyambar-i Islam [History of the Prophet Muhammad]

“Tarikh-i peyambar-i Islam” is a Persian classic by Ayatollah Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim Ayati, offering expert knowledge of pre-Islamic Arabia and the life of Prophet Muhammad. It covers lineage, monotheistic ḥanīfs, notable idols, migrations, and the Prophet’s emigration to Medina. The book explores battles, treaties, and diplomatic engagements. Despite some incompleteness, it’s an esteemed educational resource deserving wider recognition.

Ghazweh-ye Uhud dar Partov-e Quran [The Battle of Uhud in the Light of the Quran]

This book review discusses “Ghazweh-ye Uhud dar Partov-e Quran” (The Battle of Uhud in the Light of the Quran) by Allamah Ayatollah Muhammad-Reza Jafari. The book evaluates the Battle of Uhud based on Quranic accounts, challenging interpretations by certain Sunni historians. It covers the battle’s background, major events, aftermath, portrayal of hypocrites, and lessons derived from the Quranic narrative.


Jaʻfar Sobhani, Saqīfah, Qum: Entesharat Towhid, 1392 Sh/ 2013. 232 pp. Saqīfah was certainly one of the most scandalous and regrettable mishaps that took place in the early Islamic history, […]