|Denis Gril, Miracles, , Brill, 2007|
|137 Netanel's work was virtually unknown beyond his native Yemen until modern times, so had little influence on later Jewish thought• Hitti, History of the Arabs, 10th edition 1970 , p|
Kafih Jerusalem, 1984 , ch.
|Moreover, many of them provide evidence of embellishment and invention that were introduced to serve the purposes of political or religious apologetic||See, for example, Bowersock, Glen Warren, Peter Robert Lamont Brown and Oleg Grabar Late Antiquity: A Guide to the Postclassical World 1999, Harvard University Press p|
|597, which notes that many of the details surrounding Muhammad's life as given in the biographies, are "problematic in certain respects, the most important of which is that they represent a tradition of living narrative that is likely to have developed orally for a considerable period before it was given even a relatively fixed written form||Ideally, one would like to be able to check such accounts against contemporary evidence|
sources are not contemporaneous with the events they purport to relate and sometimes were written many centuries later.13