Biography of Imam `alĪ Ibn AbĪ-tĀlib

  1. Foreword
  2. Birthplace and Origin
  3. Family and Pedigree
  4. AbŪ-talib Ibn `abd Al-muttalib
  5. The Felicitous Birth
  6. Name, Appellation and Filial Appellation
  7. Appearance, Bearing and Looks
  8. Habits and Temperament
  9. His Sartorial Habits
  10. Food Habits
  11. Childhood
  12. Education and Upbringing
  13. The First To Accept the Faith of Islam
  14. The Feast of `ashirah
  15. Help and Assistance To the Prophet Commences
  16. The Quraysh Boycott
  17. Migration To Al-madinah
  18. The Event of Brotherhood
  19. The Matrimony
  20. The Sons of the Prophet
  21. Wives and Children
  22. Construction of the Mosque and Sealing of the Doors
  23. The Prophet’s Expeditions
  24. The Expedition of Badr
  25. The Expedition of Uhud
  26. The Expedition of BanŪ-al-nadir
  27. The Expedition of Al-ahzab
  28. The Expedition of BanŪ-qurayzah
  29. The Truce of Al-hudaybiyah
  30. The Campaign of Khaybar
  31. The Land of Fadak
  32. The Conquest of Makkah
  33. Purification of the Ka`bah
  34. The Day of Al-ghumayda’
  35. The Expedition of Hunayn
  36. The Siege of Al-ta’if
  37. Distribution of the Booty
  38. Propagation of Islam in Yemen
  39. The Emirate of Yemen
  40. Sariyyat Wadi Al-raml
  41. Sariyyat BanŪ-tayy
  42. Ghazwah of TabŪk
  43. Propagation of SŪrat Bara`ah
  44. The Call For Mubahalah Or Imprecation
  45. Sariyyat BanŪ-zubayd
  46. The Hijjat Al-wada`
  47. Ghadir Khumm
  48. The Contingent of Usamah Ibn Zayd
  49. Leading the Congregation
  50. The Calamity of Qirtas
  51. The Prophet’s Last Journey
  52. Compliance With the Will
  53. Denying the Prophet’s Death
  54. An Overview of the Events of Saqifah
  55. Homage and Use of Coercion
  56. Amir Al Mu’minin’s Discreet Silence
  57. The Land of Fadak
  58. The Mischief of Apostasy
  59. Istikhlaf Or Nomination of the Second Caliph
  60. ShŪra Or the Committee
  61. The Allegiance To Imam `ali
  62. Amir Al Mu’minin’s Style of Governance
  63. The Norms For Selection of the Functionaries
  64. Accountability of the Functionaries
  65. The Department of Justice
  66. Protection of Basic Human Rights
  67. The Economic System
  68. Distribution From the Bayt Al-mal
  69. The System of Zakat
  70. The System of Tribute
  71. The System of Jizyah
  72. Citizenship
  73. Monitoring the Trading Community
  74. Kindness On Widows, Orphans and the Poor
  75. Treatment of the Captives
  76. Treatment of the Dhimmis
  77. The Trusts and the Projects For People’s Welfare
  78. Unrest and Its Causes
  79. Dismissal of Functionaries and Reasons Thereof
  80. Mu`awiyah Ibn Abi-sufyan
  81. `amr Ibn Al-`as
  82. `abdullah Ibn Sa`d
  83. Al-walid Ibn `uqbah
  84. Sa`id Ibn Al-`as
  85. Retaliation Over `uthman’s Blood
  86. The Battle of the Camel
  87. Transfer of the Capital
  88. Appointment of the Functionaries of the State
  89. Invasion of Al-dahhak Ibn Qays
  90. Dismissal of Qays Ibn Sa`d
  91. The Battle of Siffin
  92. The Battle of Siffin
  93. The Agreement For Arbitration
  94. The Reaction of Khawarij Against Arbitration
  95. A Look At the Khawarij
  96. The Verdict of the Referees
  97. The Battle of Nahrawan
  98. The Battles of the Khawarij
  99. The Defeat of Egypt
  100. Ibn `amir in Al-basrah
  101. The Aggressive Attacks of the Syrians
  102. The Atrocities of Busr Bin Arta’ah
  103. The Martyrdom
  104. The Burial
  105. Some Impressions
  106. The End of Ibn Muljim and His Cohorts
  107. Settlement in Najaf
  108. Construction of the Mausoleum of Imam `ali