The Hikayat Muhammad Hanafiyyah
The annotated Malay text of a literary work that recounts the story of Muhammad ibn al-Hanafiyyah, half-brother of the martyrs of Shiism, Hasan and Husayn. The tale was read by Malay warriors to get their spirits up during the siege of Melaka by Portugal. It is evidence of the influence of Shiism in the Malay Archipelago in this period. Good Paperback. First Edition. 319 pages with a bibliography and indices of names and words.
Weight: 0.9 kg Post free within Malaysia
Condition : The cellophane covering of the cover is coming away and there is a small burn mark on the front cover. There is some spotting on the text block There are minor damp marks on the end papers. Otherwise the binding is tight, text clear and there is minimal tanning throughout.