An abridged Engligh translation of The Classical work Al-Bidayah wa 'l-Nihayah (The Beginning and the End) or Tarikh ibn Kathir (The history [book of] Ibn Kathir), one of the most comprehensive sources of Islamic history. This set contains:
The story of creation and the sending of man upon the earth
Ummahs (Prophets) of the Past
Life of the Prophet Muhammad (may Allah bless him and grant him peace)
The Lives of the Noble Caliphs
and Islamic History up to time of the author (768 AH)
Before and After the last Hour
This book is essentially a History of Muslims from the Prophet Adam (Peace be Upon him) until the author's time.