Al-Sira al-Nabawiyya Vol. 2
Author: Ibn Kathir
Volume II – Early years to 2 AH
Looks at the early years of the prophethood and includes such episodes at the Night Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem and the ascent to Haven, the Prophet’s marriages to Aisha and Sawda and the emigration to Madina. It gives details of events in the two years following the emigration, including the building of the Holy Mosques and various military expeditions and reveals how Islam as a faith developed.