Collection Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    Reste arabischen heidentums,
    • Contributor: Wellhausen, Julius
    • Date: 1897-01-01
    • Resource: - 270 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    The story of a pilgrimage of Hijaz Sultan Jahan Begum (1858-1930), also known as Sultan Kaikhusrau Jahan Begum, was the last of four women nawabs (governors) who ruled the princely state of Bhopal during the British Raj. First established in central India in 1724, Bhopal was an independent state before it became a British protectorate in 1818. The state merged with independent India in 1949 and is now part of Madhya...
    • Contributor: Sultan Jahan Begam - Sultan, Jahan Begam
    • Date: 1909
    • Resource: - 432 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    al-Riḥlah al-Ḥijāzīyah. Romanized.
    • Contributor: Batanūnī, Muḥammad Labīb
    • Date: 1910-01-01
    • Resource: - 346 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Riḥlat sayyid al-ṭarīqah Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Nasir al-Darʻi (1647-1717) was a Moroccan scholar, traveler, and book collector. His Riḥlah (Travel account) describes his pilgrimage to Mecca and the many stops he made along the way. In a straightforward narrative style, he details his route from Morocco along the Mediterranean coast to and from Hijaz. He describes the places he visited and the scholars he encountered. His...
    • Contributor: Ibn Nāṣir Al-Darʻī, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Date: 1902
    • Resource: - 464 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Le Pèlerinage de la Mecque au point de vue religieux, social et sanitaire, "Les sources de documentation sur kes pélerinages musulman": p. [285]-296.
    • Contributor: Duguet, Firmin
    • Date: 1932-01-01
    • Resource: - 363 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Ghāyat al-shuʻūr bi-ḥujaj al-Ḥajj al-mabrūr
    / | ujaj al-Ḥajj | غاية الشعور بحجج الحج المبرور / | Ḥujaj al-Ḥajj
    Written in India by an unknown author in the final decades of the 19th century, Ghāyat al-shuʻūr bi-ḥujaj al-ḥajj al-mabrūr (The utmost knowledge of the arguments for the blessed Hajj) describes the various observances associated with the Hajj pilgrimage. The introduction and the text are written in Arabic, but the main text is in Persian, as are two appended texts (by a different author),...
    • Contributor: Muntaẓir, Munavvar Ḥusayn
    • Date: 1873-01-01

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Hādhā kitāb mustakhraj min sīrat al-Nabī ṣallá Allāhu ʻalayhi wa-sallama wa-ismuhu al-Durrah al-mukallalah fī fatḥ Makkah al-mubajjalah lil-Shaykh al-Imām al-ʻĀlim al-ʻAllāmah Abū al-Ḥasan al-Bakrī raḥimahu Allāh taʻālá, amīn
    هذا كتاب مستخرج من سيرة النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم واسمه الدرة المكللة في فتح مكة المبجلة للشيخ الامام العالم العلامة ابو الحسن البكري رحمه الله تعالى، امين
    History of the conquest of Mecca by the Prophet Muḥammad. This manuscript relates the history of the fath (conquest) of Mecca, the commercial and religious capital of Arabia, by the Prophet Muhammad in 630. The work is an abridged version, drawn from the many accounts in early texts, of the years of battle, negotiation, and exhortation that culminated in the conquest. The author is...
    • Contributor: Bakrī, Muḥammad Ibn Muḥammad
    • Resource: - 249 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Personal narrative of a pilgrimage to el Medinah and Meccah. Richard Francis Burton (1821-90) was a British orientalist, soldier, spy, diplomat, and explorer best known for his travels in Arabia, Africa, and India. He was born in Torquay, on the southern coast of England, and was raised in France and Italy. It was there that he began to show his exceptional talent with languages by learning Latin, Greek, Italian, and French before he was...
    • Contributor: Burton, Richard Francis
    • Date: 1857-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    A modern pilgrim in Mecca, Major Arthur John Byng Wavell (1882-1916) was a British military officer, Arabist, and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Born in London, he was educated at Winchester College and Sandhurst. In 1900 he joined the Welsh Regiment of the British Army and sailed to British South Africa, where he fought in the Boer War. This was followed by a War Office assignment to...
    • Contributor: Wavell, A. J. B. (Arthur John Byng)
    • Date: 1918-01-01
    • Resource: - 260 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Le berceau de l'Islam; l'Arabie occidentale à la veille de l'hégire. Le berceau de l'Islam: l'Arabie occidentale à la veille de l'hégire (The cradle of Islam: Western Arabia on the eve of the hegira) is an environmental and social history of the Hejaz region of the western Arabian Peninsula, the area which the author, Henri Lammens (1862-1937), calls the "cradle of Islam." The book is a study of the climate, geography, topography, and anthropology of...
    • Contributor: Lammens, Henri
    • Date: 1914-01-01
    • Resource: - 398 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Christians at Mecca. Bibliography: p. 277-278.
    • Contributor: Ralli, Augustus
    • Date: 1909-01-01
    • Resource: - 328 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Jaz̲b al-qulūb ilá diyār al-maḥbūb
    / | جذب القلوب الى ديار المحبوب /
    Jaz̲b al-qulūb ilá diyār al-maḥbūb (The attraction of hearts to the house of the beloved) by ʻAbd al-Haqq ibn Sayf al-Din Dihlavi (1551-1642) is a work in 17 chapters on the history and lore of the city of Medina. Surpassed only by Mecca in its importance to Muslims, Medina houses the tombs of the Prophet Muhammad and some of his close companions. The Hegira...
    • Contributor: ʻabd Al-Ḥaqq Ibn Sayf Al-Dīn Dihlavī - Abd Al-Ḥaqq Ibn Sayf Al-Dīn Dihlavī
    • Date: 1916-01-01

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Geschichte der Stadt Medina. With : Die Wohnsitze und Wanderungen der arabischen Stämme / von F. Wüstenfeld. Göttingen : Dietrich, 1869. Bound together subsequent to publication.
    • Contributor: Wüstenfeld, Ferdinand - Samhūdī, ʻalī Ibn ʻabd Allāh - Wüstenfeld, Heinrich Ferdinand
    • Date: 1860-01-01
    • Resource: - 162 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    al-Taʻrifah al-jumrukīyah sanat 1357. ctl: lan-ara Romanized.
    • Contributor: Saudi Arabia
    • Date: 1943-01-01
    • Resource: - 94 pages

  • Periodical
    Umm al-Qurá
    ام القرى
    Frequency varies al-Sanah 1., al-ʻadad 1 (12 Disimbir sanat 1924)- Imprint varies. Supplements accompany some issues. Indexed in: Kashshāf al-taḥlīlī al-sanawī li-ṣaḥīfat Umm al-Qurá. Latest issue consulted: al-Sanah 12., al-ʻadad 607 (24 Yūliyū sanat 1936).
    • Date: 1924
  • Book/Printed Material
    Dispositions applicables aux pélerins et aux navires à pèlerins pendant le pèlerinage du Hedjaz.
    • Contributor: Turkey, Dairei Umuru Sihhiye - Turkey. Dairei Umuru Sıhhiye
    • Resource: - 48 pages

  • Periodical
    Mouvement général du pèlerinage du Hédjaz par les ports de la mer Rouge. Unknown Serial.
    • Contributor: Turkey. Dairei Umuru Sıhhiye - Turkey. Dairei Umuru Sihhiye
  • Book/Printed Material
    Zawzani's Commentary on the Seven Suspended Odes. The Muallaqaat (The suspended odes) are long, classical Arabic poems written in the pre-Islamic period. They are referred to by this name because it was believed Arab critics of the time chose to hang them on the walls of the Kaaba in Mecca (a holy place for the tribes of Arabia even before Islam) in deference to the greatness of these poems and to...
    • Contributor: Zawzanī, Al-Ḥusayn Ibn Aḥmad, 1093094
    • Date: 1900-01-01
    • Resource: - 146 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Poetry Collection. Born in what is now the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, 'Ali ibn al-Muqarrab (1176 or 1177-1231 or 1232) had an adventurous life that included political intrigue and involvement with trade as well as literary accomplishment. Writing in the early 13th century, he is said to have been one of the last poets before modern times to have composed in the classical style. His...
    • Contributor: Ibn Al-Muqarrab, ʻalī,232
    • Date: 1889-01-01
    • Resource: - 65 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Explaining al-Khansa' in Delightful Stanzas. This book is a printed collection of the verse of Tumāḍir bint 'Amr ibn al-Ḥarth ibn al-Sharīd al-Sulamīyah entitled Anis al-Julasāʼ fī Sharḥ Dīwān al-Khansāʼ (Explaining al-Khansa' in delightful stanzas). Known to history as al-Khansā' (she of the snub-nose or of resemblance to a gazelle), the author is regarded as one of the leading poets of late pre-Islamic Arabia. After meeting the Prophet Muhammad,...
    • Contributor: Cheïkho, Louis - Khansāʼ, Died Approximately 645
    • Date: 1895-01-01
    • Resource: - 154 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    The Nabhani Offering on the History of the Arabian Peninsula. Al-Tuḥfat al-Nabhānīya fī tārīkh al-jazīra al-ʻArabīya (The Nabhani offering on the history of the Arabian Peninsula) is by Muḥammad ibn Kahlīfa ibn Ḥamd ibn Mūsā al-Nabhānī (1883 or 1884-1950 or 1951). The author was a teacher at the Masjid al-Ḥarām in Mecca (as was his father). The younger al-Nabhani started this work after his visit to Bahrain, and a request that he write a...
    • Contributor: Nabhānī, Muḥammad Ibn Khalīfah, 1950
    • Date: 1923-01-01
    • Resource: - 449 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Thousand and One Nights. Now First Completely Done into English Prose and Verse. Shown here is the nine-volume edition of Alf laylah wa-laylah (Thousand and one nights), known in the West as the Arabian Nights, translated by British poet John Payne (1842-1916) and privately published by the Villon Society in London in 1882-84. The tales that form the Arabian Nights have their roots many centuries ago in oral storytelling, mystical stories, and folk tales from Persia, Baghdad,...
    • Contributor: Payne, John - Villon Society (London, England) - Macnaghten, W. H. (William Hay), Sir
    • Date: 1882-01-01
  • Book/Printed Material
    Guidance for the Benighted Venturer towards Explanation of the "Saḥīḥ" of al-Bukhari. Irshād al-sārī ilá sharḥ al-Bukhārī (Guidance for the benighted venturer towards explanation of the Sahih of al-Bukhari) is a commentary in ten volumes on the authoritative hadith collection of al-Bukhari. The commentary is by Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Qastallani, a prolific Egyptian scholar and preacher of the 15th and early 16th centuries. In it the author explains the terminology of hadith studies as well as...
    • Contributor: Nawawī - Muslim Ibn Al-Ḥajjāj Al-Qushayrī, Approximately 821-875 - Bukhārī, Muḥammad Ibn Ismāʻīl, 810-870 - Qasṭallānī, Aḥmad Ibn Muḥammad,518
    • Date: 1889-01-01
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    What I Know: The Initial Goals and Foundation of the Committee of Union and Progress, and the Catastrophe and Dismemberment of the Ottoman Empire. Bildiklerim: İttihat ve Terakki Cemiyetinin maksud taʼassus ve surat-i teşkili, ve Devlet-i Aliei Osmaniyenin sebeb felaket ve İnkılabı (What I know: The initial goals and foundation of the Committee of Union and Progress, and the catastrophe and dismemberment of the Ottoman Empire) covers Ottoman political history from the reign of Sultan Abdülaziz (1861-76) until 1915. The majority of the work is devoted to political...
    • Contributor: Salâhî, Mehmed - Eşref
    • Date: 1918-01-01
    • Resource: - 104 pages

  • Book/Printed Material
    Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross. Hafiz Ahmed Hassan was an Indian Muslim, treasurer and advisor to the nawab of Tonk, Muhammad 'Ali Khan (died 1895). Tonk was a principality in northwest India and is today part of the state of Rajasthan. When the nawab was deposed in 1867, the author accompanied him into exile, going first to Benares and then, in 1870, to the Muslim holy cities on pilgrimage....
    • Contributor: Ahmed Hassan, Hafiz
    • Date: 1871-01-01
    • Resource: - 101 pages