Quotes by William Montgomery Watt

About William Montgomery Watt:

William Montgomery Watt was a Scottish historian, an Emeritus Professor in Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh. Watt was one of the foremost non-Muslim interpreters of Islam in the West, and according to Carole Hillenbrand "an enormously influential scholar in the field of Islamic studies and a much-revered name for many Muslims all over the world". Watt's comprehensive biography of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, Muhammad at Mecca (1953) and Muhammad at Medina (1956), are considered to be classics in the field.

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam Montgomery Watt
  • DescriptionScottish historian
  • BornMarch 14, 1909
  • DiedOctober 24, 2006
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionHistorian