By as-Sayyid Murtadã al-‘Askarī (Translated by M. J. Muqaddas)

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Two of Saif's books are discussed showing that they are as unreliable as other material later authors have quoted from him. This is a most penetrating study undertaken with keen perception and a high quality of criticism. I am very grateful for having had the opportunity of spending quite a considerable time in studying the arguments which appeal to me as fully convincing, and I am sure that all who study these books with an open mind will readily appreciate the force of the arguments. With many thanks for sending me these books, and 17 apologise for having, on account of age and other infirmities, been so long in replying.

This is a most penetrating study undertaken with keen perception and a high quality of criticism. I am very grateful for having had the opportunity of spending quite a considerable time in studying the arguments which appeal to me as fully convincing, and I am sure that all who study these books with an open mind will readily appreciate the force of the arguments. With many thanks for sending me these books, and 17 apologise for having, on account of age and other infirmities, been so long in replying.

So, we have written about historians who have mentioned Tabari, directly or otherwise, when writing the story of Bin Saba. There are other writers who have not mentioned the original writer of the story of Bin Saba. But in other places in their books they have named Tabari or the books which have quoted from Tabari such as:15) Mirkhand in-his book Rawzatus-Safa. 16) Ghiathud Din (d. L. ). The son of Mir Khand, in his book Habībus Siyar, has quoted from his father as is mentioned in the preface of his book.

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