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

Ibn Anas, Malik.

  • Placeholder

Book ID: 15432

ISBN:      0710303610


4 to. xxxviii, 465 pp. double columns, translated by Aisha Abdurrahman Bewley, hard boards in slightly rubbed round edges d/w, glossary, index, 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.

© 2021 Folios limited. All rights reserved.