• English


    Author : Jeremy Bolter

    The background and context in which the letter was written, the message it contained and how it was received. The portents and news of the Prophet of Islam that came to Heraclius and his checking of the author of the letter’s credentials. The acknowledgement that Muhammad was a prophet, the invitation made by Heraclius to his subjects, and their reaction to it. A discussion of some legends concerning how the letter was handed down as an heirloom.

  • French


    From Muhammad, the slave, and the Messenger of Allah to Heraclius the Great of the Romans: Peace be upon he who follows the guidance. Furthermore, I invite you with the invitation to peace. If you submit then you will find safety and God will double your reward. If you turn away, you will bear the Arians’ sins.