Four Treatises Concerning the Doctrine, Discipline and Worship of the Mahometans. H. Reland, Albertus Bobovius, Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz, Adriaan Reland, Wojciech Bobowski.
Four Treatises Concerning the Doctrine, Discipline and Worship of the Mahometans...

Four Treatises Concerning the Doctrine, Discipline and Worship of the Mahometans...

London: J. Darby for B. Lintott, 1712.

85+(11)+254 pp. 4.75 x 7.5 Hardback in Very Good condition. Bound in a contemporary 18th century leather Cambridge binding which had been beautifully restored in the last century. Former owner's name inscribed in ink on title page dated 1839. Item #BOOKS010078I

Four important Western works on Islam brought together in what was a groundbreaking anthology. The two treatises by Reland, first published in Latin in 1705, were the first European attempt to systematically describe Islamic religious practices.

Full title: Four Treatises Concerning the Doctrine, Discipline and Worship of the Mahometans Viz. I. An Abridgment of the Mahometan Religion: Translated out of Arabick into Latin by H. Reland, and from thence into English. II. A Defence of the Mahometans from several Charges falsly laid against them by Christians: Written in Latin by H. Reland, and translated into English. III. A Treatise of Bobovius (sometime first Interpreter to Mahomet IV) concerning the Liturgy of the Turks, their Pilgrimage to Mecca, their Circumcision, Visitation of the Sick, &c. Translated from the Latin. IV. Reflections on Mahometanism and Socinianism, translated from the French. To which is prefix'd, The Life and Actions of Mahomet, extracted chiefly from Mahometan Authors..

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