Dr. Roberto Tottoli


The Award for Translation in the Humanities from Arabic into Other Languages is awarded jointly to :

Dr. Roberto Totoli  for his Italian Translation of the “Malik Ibn Anas Al-Muwatta” by the Imam Malik, which is an adequate and rich record of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him traditions and it has been always a genuine textbook across the centuries. The book is seen as a one of the classics of human heritage. The translation is a significant contribution not only because it is the first Italian translation of the book but because of its high quality and thoroughness. The translation is authentic, revealing and honest, and it does not have any redundancy or flaws.