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Abū Jaʿfar Muḥammad ibn Jarīr al-Ṭabarī

Abū Jaʿfar Muḥammad ibn Jarīr al-Ṭabarī (d. 923 C.E.) was a Persian-Arab historian, lawyer and Qurʾānic commentator. The Annals of the Prophets and Kings (Taʾrīkh al-rusul wa-l-mulūk) by al-Ṭabarī is one of the most important historical works about the first centuries of Muslim society in Arabic. The classic Brill edition, originally titled Annales quos scripsit Abu Djafar Mohammed Ibn Djarir At-Tabari, was supervised by M.J. de Goeje. To this day the De Goeje edition remains the only edition of the Annals with extensive indices. The online edition offers the complete text along with the indices, addenda et corrigenda, glossarium, and the general introduction by the editors.

ʿArīb b. Saʿīd al-Qurṭūbī

The Andalusian scholar ʿArīb b. Saʿd al-Qurṭubī (d. c. 980 C.E.) composed a résumé of al-Ṭabarī’s Annals, which he continued down to his own times. Originally released as volume 14 in the Annals series, it can be accessed separately in the online edition.