Pen name, Mohammad Essad Bey, Kurban Said. Occupation, Writer, journalist. Website. Lev Nussimbaum (Kiev, October 17, – Positano, August 27, ), who wrote under the. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Lev Nussimbaum was a prolific Jewish writer who reinvented himself as a Muslim under the pseudonyms Essad Bey and Kurban Said Despite his.

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In in Berlin Nussimbaum helped found an Islamic student group Islamia, where he met other Muslims: Views Read Edit View history. They suggest that it was adapted by Nussimbaum from a hypothetical earlier manuscript. Random House,pp.

Then he retreated to the desert and demanded sovereignty over the world. I wanted to read it since that time. FundList 1, CasePageaccording to an official letter sent to Azerbaijani philologist Abdulla Ajaloghlu, dated November 4,signed by L.

The same claims were made by his governess Alice Schulte, in a handwritten, unpublished, page sketch that Schulte had prepared for Essad Bey’s Swiss publisher Rascher “Biographie Essad-Bey”archived at the Central Library at the University of Zurich Rascher It should esssad have been written Then he took to wandering in the desert, and one day he returned with the first verse of the Koran and told Khadija that the archangel Gabriel had appeared to him and said that he was to be the Messenger of God.


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As discussed above, there is a dispute over whether or not Lev Nussimbaum is the core author behind works written under the pseudonym Essav Said. When the armies of the prophet entered Jerusalem not a single person was killed because of his faith.

He tended sheep and soon hired out to a rich widow as leader of her caravans. There are at least three accounts that attempt to explain his alleged conversion:. When he wrote about Mohammed, he was Muslim.

Really a must read. Inwhen the Nazi Germany annexed AustriaNussimbaum fled to Italy and settled in the seacoast town of Positano. Out of the desert came a flame which would not be extinguished–a democratic army fighting as a unit and prepared to die without wincing.

Retrieved 9 January He did not graduate from either, but told people that he had a Cand. Other editions – View all Mohammed: Kraus-Thomason Organization Ltd, Published December 1st by Hyperion Books mohmmed published Its primary author, Betty Blair, states that “we are convinced” that the book was written mostly by Azerbaijani author Yusif Vazir Chamanzaminli[45] though they also offer evidence that Nussimbaum wrote at least some portions of the book.

He notified authorities that she planned an assassination in the United States. At one point, Nussimbaum was requested to write an official biography of Benito Mussolini.

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He was calling all who believed in one God to join in a single faith. Because Mecca, the crossroads of the world, home of the magic stone called the Caaba, great city of trade and the center of trade routes, was unsanitary, its children were sent to be raised in the desert by Bedouins. Politically, Bey was a monarchist. They stayed there until the Bolsheviks took Tiflis and Batumi. They purportedly boarded a ship to Istanbulto where thousands of refugees had fled. Although he claims that his account was autobiographical, historians in Azerbaijan and Georgia refute the possibility, as there are many major factual errors mohammes the historical description.


This, to the Arabs, was a miracle. Hardcoverpages. He died there of a rare blood disorder which causes gangrene of the extremities. Gerhard Hopp, esxad Essad Bey: InMohammed Hoffman, a member of Islamia and himself a convert to Islam, accused Nussmbaum of trying “to pass for a born Muslim” and suggesting that his conversion was merely a ploy. Farid Alakbarli Azerbaijan”Correcting all of Essad Bey’s errors in this book would be an endless job.

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It is a fiction, full of tales and mistakes and no one should rely upon it as a source for reconstructing the biography of Essad Bey. Demchenko and head of Information Department E. The idols brought the desert tribes to Mecca, and that meant trade. The works written under this name include the following:. What Essad Bey Didn’t Know: His career never made sense.