Alfred Guillaume

Alfred Guillaume (* 1888, † 1965) was an Islamic scholar, orientalist, scholar of religion and ordained Anglican priest. He is the translator of Ibn Ishaq's " Sirat Rasul Allah" (The Life of the Prophet Mohammed ), the earliest and most important historical source of information about the life of Muhammad. He taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.

Important works

  • The Life of Muhammad. A translation of Ibn Ishaq 's Sirat Rasul Allah. Oxford 1955
  • The traditions of Islam: an introduction to the study of the Hadith literature. Oxford [ et al ]: Clarendon Press, 1924
  • ( with Thomas Arnold) The Legacy of Islam. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1931
  • Kitaab al - Nihājat iqdām fī ʿ ilm al - kalam / Abu ʾ l - Fatḥ Muḥammad ibn ʿ Abd -al- Karīm aš - Šahrastānī. - London: Oxford University Press, 1934
  • Prophecy and Divination Among the Hebrew and Other Semites. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1938
  • ( Translator's ) The life of Muhammad: a translation of Ishaq 's Sirat Rasul Allah. / Muhammad Ibn Ishaq -. - London [ inter alia ]: Oxford Univ. Press, 1955
  • Hebrew and Arabic lexicography. - Leiden: Brill, 1965
  • Islam. - Hammondsworth, Penguin 1971