Sharjah: Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has recently released his latest historical publication through Dar – Al Qasimi Publications. Titled “History of the Nabhani Kings 1154-1622,” this book marks the remarkable 82nd publication in His Highness’s extensive collection, which covers a wide range of subjects such as history, biography, investigation, literature, and theater. It is worth noting that many of his works have been translated into 20 languages, showcasing their global reach and impact.
In this latest publication, Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi delves into the rich history of the Sultanate of Oman and the surrounding region, covering an impressive span of five centuries. The book offers a captivating narrative that sheds light on significant events and intriguing anecdotes, presented in a captivating and engaging historical style.
“History of the Nabhani Kings” is part of the comprehensive “Sultan of History” encyclopedia, a project initiated by Dr. Al Qasimi. This book serves as the second instalment in the series, aiming to provide a comprehensive account of historical events and figures.
The book stands as a reliable historical record, meticulously documenting the events and intricate details that unfolded between 1154 and 1622 in the Arabian Gulf. Dr. Al Qasimi draws upon his profound expertise in history, geography, and archaeology, utilizing his extensive collection of invaluable manuscripts, as well as his treasured map and document archives, to provide a wealth of knowledge.
A notable feature of this publication is the insightful first appendix, “Genealogy and Lineage of the Nabhani Kings and Sultans.” This appendix offers a thorough and meticulously researched account of the rulers of the Nabhani dynasty, providing valuable insights into their lineage and heritage.
The second appendix, “Golden Currency,” reveals an exciting discovery made by the Sharjah Antiquities Authority during excavations in Khorfakkan. The authorities unearthed an ancient gold coin dating back to the reign of Sultan Saif Al-Din Nasrat, a renowned ruler from 1272 to 1290.