Reasons and Occasions of Revelation of the Holy Quran (Naisaburi)

By: Naisaburi, Imam al-Wahidi


Language: English and Arabic


A translation of 'Asbab al-Nuzul' by al-Imam al-Wahidi al-Naisaburi (d.468/1076). Here is a new edition of his great explanations of the verses of the Qur'an. Translated by Haytham Kreidly.

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Product Details
Language: English and Arabic
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 616 pp
Publisher: DKI, 2012
Product Dimensions: 25 x 16 cm
ISBN-13: 9782745161260
Topic: Early Work - Qur'an Revelation

Asbab al-Nuzul, is an Arabic term meaning "occasions/circumstances of revelation", is a a secondary type of tafsir directed at establishing the context in which specific verses of the Qur'an were revealed. Knowledge about the Asbab al-Nuzul helps one to understand the circumstances in which a particular revelation occurred, which sheds light on its implications and gives guidance to the explanation (tafsir) and application of the ayah in question for other situations This is the translation of the great work 'Asbaab an-Nuzool' by the great Muslim scholar Ali ibn Ahmad an-Neesaboori,( Abu al-Hassan Ali ibn Ahmad al-Wahidi an-Naisaburi.
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