Sira al-Faruq Umar Ibn al-Khattab سيرة الفاروق عمر بن الخطاب رضي الله عنه
By: Nu'mani, Shibli (1857-1914) شبلي النعماني / Tr: Nadwi, D. Aftab Alam د. أفتاب عالم الندوي
سيرة الفاروق عمر بن الخطاب رضي الله عنه
«The Biography of al-Faruq Umar Ibn al-Khattab», by the respected Indian Islamic scholar, historian, writer and poet, Shibli Nu'mani (1857-1914). here translated to Arabic. An excellent work on the life of Omar, the second caliph of Islam - a great conqueror, jurist, military strategist, statesman, administrator, strict disciplinarian, reformer, all rolled into one. This is a detailed and picturesque account of the vast and unprecedented conquests during his caliphate and the administrative measures, most advanced even by present-day standards, adopted by him to ensure peace, prosperity and general welfare of the people spread over thousands of square kilometers- a model Islamic state for all times.
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Nu'mani, Shibli (1857-1914) شبلي النعماني / Tr: Nadwi, D. Aftab Alam د. أفتاب عالم الندوي