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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 12/4/2012.
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This definitive sourcebook presents more than sixty authoritative new translations of key Islamic texts. Edited and translated by three leading specialists, Classical Islamfeatures eight thematically-linked sections covering the Qur'n and its interpretation, the life of Muhammad,hadth, law, theology, mysticism and Islamic history. The new edition has been expanded to cover a fuller range of material illustrating the growth of Islamic thought from its seventh-century origins through to the end of the medieval period. It includes illustrations, a glossary, extensive bibliography and explanatory prefaces for each text. Classical Islamis an essential resource for the study of early and medieval Islam and its legacy.