The History of the Khalifahs who took the Right Way
Tahrik al Khulafah Rashideen
Jalalu'd-Din 'Abd'ur-Rahman as -Suyuti
Translated by 'Abdassamad Clarke.
212 pages Paperback A5 ISBN 1897940 25 4
Taken from Tarikh al-Khulafa’,
this classical work presents authentic hadith about the first four Khalifahs of
Islam, may Allah be pleased with them, illustrating both the integrity and
wisdom that they displayed in governance. This book also highlights their
contributions to that body of practice which is known as the Sunnah.
ibn Kamal al-Din Abi Bakr ibn Muhammad ibn Sabiq al-Din, Jalal al-Din al-Misri
al-Suyuti al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari, also known as Ibn al-Asyuti
(849-911AH), the mujtahid imam and renewer of the tenth Islamic century,
foremost hadith master, encyclopedist, historian, and biographer and probably
one of the most prolific of all Islamic writers. There are an enormous number of
his essays and treatises preserved today. A number of his writings concerned
scientific topics or issues related to natural science and food and regimen,
amongst other things.
Biography of Imam Suyuti
Clarke is the translator of a number of classical works, Other books
translated or written by Abdassamad include,
"A Madinan View on the Sunnah",
"The Clear Victory", "Year of the Elephant", "Drops from an Ocean" and Ibn
Abi Zayd al-Qayrawâni's manual on Maliki fiqh "Kitâb al-Jâmi'".
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