Al-Muwatta of Imam Malik Ibn Anas. The first formulation of Islamic law.

Ibn Anas, Malik.

Book ID: 15432

ISBN:      0710303610


4to. xxxviii, 465 pp., double columns, translated by Aisha Abdurrahman Bewley, cloth in d/w, glossary, index, 2 small tears to top edge of jacket, otherwise copy inside clean & in very good condition, Kegan Paul International, London, 1989.


This is the only complete translation of Al-Muwatta of Imam Malik ibn Anas, the great jurist of Madina and founder of the Maliki School of Islamic Law. Al-Muwatta is a complete record of the legal and social parameters of the original Muslim community in Madina. It contains the purest formulations of all the legal and societal norms derived from the text of the Qur’an and exemplified in the practice of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, and his companions.

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