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Sultan Salahuddin Ayyubi
Price: Free! Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Sultan Salahuddin was an acclaimed Muslim general who spent almost his whole life on the battlefield. He fought the Crusaders for over 20 years. Apart from his numerous victories, he also conquered Palestine back from the Crusaders, for which he is much beloved by Muslims. His achievements, his chivalry, magnanimity and sense of justice have won him respect and admiration from all over the world.
Imam Ghazali
Price: Free! Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Ghazali is one of the most celebrated scholars of Islam. One of the greatest jurists & mystics of the time, he changed the course of early Islamic philosophy, shifting it away from Greek influence. He is known as Al-Gazel to the West, the man who launched a devastating attack on medieval philosophical thought. His life is an inspiration to read. His most famous book is "Ahya ul Uloom".
Imam Bukhari
Price: Free! Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Bukhari is the most famous scholar of Hadith. He travelled all over the Islamic world, learning from many notable scholars. His biggest contribution is his Hadith collection Sahih al-Bukhari, which is regarded by Muslims as the most authentic Hadith collection in existence. He had a brilliant mind, and knew over 300,000 Ahadith by heart. He was also a humble, generous and pious man.
Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ahmed bin Hanbal was a noted scholar of Hadith (Prophet’s sayings) & Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence). He authored the Musnad, a widely used collection of over 30,000 Hadith. He is the founder of the widespread Hanbali school of thought. He refused to change his rulings despite serious persecution by the ruler of the time, & is remembered as a courageous and dedicated intellectual of Islamic history.
Imam Shaafai
Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Shaafai was a famous scholar of Arabic linguistics, Quran, Hadith & Fiqh. His original work, determining the guidelines for jurisprudence by integrating the perspectives of traditionalists and rationalists, was a highly valuable contribution to the field. He was also the founder of the Shaafai school of thought dominant Egypt, Saudi Arabia and southeast Asia.
Imam Malik
Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Malik bin Anas is the founder of Maliki school of thought. He is also the author of Al-Mautah, a collection of the Prophet’s sayings and religious rulings. The Maliki school of thought gained immense influence and spread into Arabia, Africa, and Spain. He is remembered as a true Muslim hero from the world of learning.
Imam Abu Haneefa
Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Abu Haneefa, a renowned scholar of Islamic law, is a remarkable Muslim hero from the world of learning. His juristic decisions have influenced the Muslim world for 12 centuries. His greatest feat is an unparalleled collective Islamic legislation, a futuristic effort to find Shariah solutions to everyday problems. The Hanafi school of thought has the largest following in the Islamic world today.
Umar Bin Abdul Aziz
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Umar bin Abdul Aziz was an Islamic reformer in the 8th century & the 5th rightly guided caliph of Islam. Though the Umayyad rulers were largely self-absorbed & materialistic, he proved himself a God-fearing ruler wholly vested in his people’s welfare. His rule was short but brilliant, & he proved a true Muslim hero, reviving the spirit of Islam & exceeding people's expectations on good governance.
Khalid Bin Waleed
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khalid bin Waleed is one of the greatest generals in world history. A companion of the Prophet, he fought in many early battles in Islamic history, remaining undefeated. His talents were accompanied by his superior morals, love for God, and an astonishing willingness to give up power. He stands out on the pages of history as a brilliant military mind and an example of obedience to leadership.
Ayesha (RA)
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ayesha (RA) was a beloved wife of the Prophet Muhammad and a major figure in Islamic history. She was an exemplary wife, and played an important role in the education of Muslims. She is one of the most prominent religious women in history - a Muslim hero - and her life is a role model for women on how to lead a meaningful life both inside the house and within society.
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
Forgotten Abolitionist: John A.J. Creswell of Maryland
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015 by House Divided Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.
Toutes mes Georgies: Leuville - New York - Tbilissi
Price: Free! Words: 81,540. Language: French. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cet excellent memoire s'etend de l'enfance de l'auteur dans la colonie georgienne a Paris après l'invasion de la Georgie en 1921 jusqu'a la seconde proclamation d'independence georgienne et la chute de l'Union Sovietique en 1991: " ...un des meilleurs comptes rendus oculaires de la désillusion et du chaos infligés à la Géorgie par le régime de Zviad Gamsakhourdia" (P. D. Rayfield, historien,
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This short story is based on the true story of a young woman named Ann Saunders who boarded a ship in the 1800’s with her fiance. She was headed to the New World and a new life until her ship foundered in stormy seas. What happens next dramatically changes her destiny... "This is a good way to spend an afternoon, it was sad, and although the ending was bittersweet it ended well."
The Elvaston Love Story
Series: Historical Love Stories. You set the price! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
He was an aristocrat and a confirmed bachelor She was a successful London actress their affair was the talk of the town but their marriage outraged society, so he took her to his castle in derbyshire here he created a fantasy world, a tribute to their love.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
70 Years of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Statisti─Źni urad Republike Slovenije. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In 2014, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) celebrated the 70th anniversary of its establishment. In these decades it evolved into an impartial and trustworthy institution with implemented quality standards. To mark this jubilee, a special publication was issued. We invite you to read or maybe just browse the new chapter on our office.
Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
Honourable King
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.