Abdullah Ibn Saba’ and Other Myths

In this book, the author begins by describing both the Saba’iyyah legend and its originator (Saif ibn ‘Umar). Further, he throws some light on the narrations and the researchers who relied on such forgery in their historical and ideological research. The opinions of the great scholars of Islam about the inauthenticity and the unreliability of Sayf ibn ‘Umar are also given.

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  1. Foreword
  2. Introduction by the Translator
  3. Truth Behind The Fiction
  4. Introduction: The tale of ‘Abdullah bin Saba’
  5. Preface
  6. The Tale of ‘Abdullah bin Saba’
  7. The Origin of the Tale and of the Story-tellers
  8. Investigation concerning Saif and his Narrations
  9. 1. Osama army
  10. 2. Saqifah
  11. 3. Reddah (Heresy)
  12. 4. Malik Bin Nowaira
  13. 5. ‘Ala΄ Bin Hazrami
  14. 6. Barking of Hawa’b's dogs
  15. 7. Ziad's family tree
  16. 8. Moghairah Bin Sho‘ba
  17. 9. Abu Mhjan's Imprisonment
  18. 10. Saif's Days
  19. 11. Consultation and ‘Othman
  20. 12. Qummadhban
  21. 13. Cities invented by Saif
  22. 14. Saif and the dates of the events
  23. The End of Translation
  24. A Note by the Editor