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Fishburn and Hughes: The Arabic word for resignation or surrender (to the will of Allah). Islam was founded in the seventh century by the prophet Mohammed; its principal doctrine is expressed in the Koran. Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius: God the Indivisible: the basic belief of Islam is the absolute unity of God, of Allah (the only God) and the predestination of all things by him. Deutsches Requiem; ‘initial epochs of Islam' evokes a time of religious fervour. Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius; Deutsches Requiem; The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim; The Duel; Dr Brodie’s Report