ABOUT AL-'AWAMIL AL-JURJANI:
This book 'Awamil al-Jurjani, or 'Awamil al-Ma'at fi 'ilm al-Nahw is a book that is not familiar to students of 'Ulum al-Nahw. The book is usually studied beofre al-Ajurrumiyyah urrumiyah. 'Awamil al-Mi'ah, has allot of benefit and has been the subject of many scholarly attention. Many wrote commentaries on it, others versified it while others have added extensive annotations.
Some of the popular commentaries, versifications, and or Hawashi are:
--- Sharh 'Awamil al-Jurjaniyyah; by Imam Abu al-Hussain Sa'd al-Rawanidi (d. 573),
--- Sharh 'Awamil al-Jurjaniyyah; by Imam Nasir al-Din b. Abd Allah al-Matrazi (d. 610),
--- I'rab fi Dhabt 'Awamil al-I'rab; by Imam Ibrahim b. Ahmed al-Khazraji (d. 709),
--- Sharh al-'Awamil al-Jurjaniyyah; by Imam Sa'd al-Din Mas'ud al-Taftazani (d. 793),
--- Rasa'il al-Fi'at fi Sharh al-'Awamil al-Ma'at; by Imam Badr al-Din Muhamud al-'Ayni (d. 855),
--- Nazm al-'Awamil al-Jurjaniyyah; by Imam Jalal al-Din Nasr Allah al-Hanbali (d. 812),
--- Nazm al-'Awamil al-Jurjaniyyah; by Ahmed b. Isma'il al-Muqri (d. 8..),
--- al-Shama fi Sharh Manzumat 'Awamil al-Jurjani; by Muhammad Ilyas al-Kurani (d. 812),
--- Nazm al-'Awamil al-Jurjaniyyah; by 'Ali b. Abd Allah al-Hamawi (d. 1090),
--- Hashiyat 'ala Sharh al-'Awamil lil Jurjaniyyah; by Abd al-Ghafur al-Lari (d. 912),
--- Hashiyat 'ala Sharh Khalil, on the commentary of Khalil b. Isa; by 'Ali b. Rasul b. Safa al-Qurrah,
--- Hashiyat 'Ala Sharh 'Awamil al-Jurjaniyyah; by Ilyas b. Ibrahim al-Kurdi (d. 1138)
الشرح الجديد على عوامل الجرجاني بطريقة تعليمية مبسطة و باسلوب منهجي مدرسي معاصر و هو شرح جميل و توضيح لطيف لمتن العوامل المائة في علم النحو للشيخ الامام عبد القاهر عبد الرحمن الجرحاني رحمه الله تعالى
ABOUT THIS COMMENTARY:
This commentary is a modern commentary and beneficial notes by Khalid b. Khalil al-Zahidi. It is well edited and well researched with many beneficial notes added from some of the relied upon commentaries of this text. It includes charts and tables.
ABOUT THIS PRINT:
This print is extremely well edited and researched. It contains various charts and tables to visualise the breakdown of word syntax and grammar application. It is fully edited and laid out very professionally.
ABOUT IMAM AL-QAHIR AL-JURJANI:
His full name is Abu Bakr 'Abd al-Qahir b. Abd al-Rahman b. Muhammad al-Jurjani. He was born in Jurjan, which is a town known to be between Tabiristan and Khurasan. It was said that his birth is not recorded and was known to be the first to have written on th Subject of Ma'ani. He was born in a poor family. He studied with the scholars of his native country so he surpassed the scholars during his time in the science of Lughah and Ma'ani. He never set out to travel outside Jurjan for studies. it was mentioned that even his teacher do not amount more than handful. Some said he only studied with Abu Hussain Muhammad b. Hassan al-Farisi as mentioned by al-Suyuti, who calls him "He was one of the Greatest Leaders of the Arabic language and rhetoric" . However Yaqut al-Hamawi mentions some other local Imams of Jurjan by the name of Imam Ali b. Abd al-Aziz al-Jurjani (d. 392), Imam al-Anbari.
The imam has many books that he has written, some of the most popular ones are;
--- al-'Awamil al-Ma'at fi 'Ilm al-Nahw; a small basic introductory work,
--- Kitab al-Jamal fi'l Nahw or by its famed title Kitab al-Jurjaniyyah Sharh al-'Awamil; a commentary on the 'Awamil,
--- al-Talkhis; a commentary on the Kitab al-Jamal,
--- al-Ijaz fi Mukhtasar al-Idhah; which is a commentary on Mukhtasar al-Idhah,
--- al-Mughni fi Sharh al-Idhah; this is approximately 30 volumes commentary of the Idhah,
--- al-Muqtasid fi Talkhis al-Mughni; a midlevel commentary on the Idhah, abridged from the above title al-Mughni,
--- al-Muqtasid fi Sharh al-Takmilah;
--- al-'Umdah fi'l Tasrif;
--- Asrar al-Balaghah;
--- Dala'il al-A'jaz fi'l Ma'ani wa'l Bayan;
--- Sharh al-Fatiha;
--- Daraj al-Durar fi Tafsir al-Aali wa'l Suwr;
--- I'jaz al-Qur'an al-Saghir; commentary, large and a small one, of Ab 'Abd Allah Muhammad al-Wasiti (d 306) book.
--- al-Mu'tadhid, al-Sharh al-Kabir I'jaz al-Qur'an; a larger commentary of the above title.
Imam al-Jurjani's death has been source of some disagreement. Some state 471 hijri or 474, or 476.