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  Muhammad
Muhammad and Khakija were married for 25 years until Khadija died at the age of 65 during the month of Ramadan, well after the start of Islam.
Muhammad became convinced and even wrote in the Qur'an, "Say: Whoever is an enemy to Gabriel-for he brings down the (revelation) to thy heart by Allah's will, a confirmation of what went before, and guidance and glad tidings for those who believe," (2:97).
Muhammad called the people of his area to repent from their idol worship, to do good, and to serve the one and true God, Allah.
www.carm.org /islam/muhammad.htm   (1616 words)

  
 Muhammad, Messenger of God
   Muhammad's poverty in his youth and the social tensions in Mecca with bitter divisions resulting from the unequal distribution of wealth among the clans became significant aspects of the message of Islam.
Because of this opposition to the wealthy clans, Muhammad's new religion largely appealed to the unfortunate of Mecca: foreigners who were not protected by any clan, members of poor clans, and the children of the wealthiest clans who had fallen out of favor or somehow lost their inheritance.
Muhammad re-entered Mecca as a pilgrim in 628; in 630 (year 8 on the Muslim calendar), Muhammad re-entered Mecca as its conqueror.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/ISLAM/MUHAM.HTM   (1925 words)

  
  Muhammad, Mohammad, Mohammed - The Peace FAQ
There is a stack of evidence available to demonstrate that Muhammad was a great national leader because he believed in the racial superiority of the Arabs, and he used the device of Prophethood to achieve this goal.
Muhammad was still hoping to secure the Jews as allies if not as Believers and an agreement was drawn up with them.
Muhammad agreed that his men could use azl, that is to go into the women but withdraw before ejaculation.
www.peacefaq.com /muhammad.html   (2044 words)

  
  Muhammad - MSN Encarta
Muhammad (prophet) (570?-632), last prophet of Islam, whose revelations, encompassing political and social as well as religious principles, became the basis of Islamic civilization and have had a vast influence on world history.
Muhammad probably heard Christians and Jews expound their religious views at commercial fairs in Mecca, and, troubled by the questions they raised, he periodically withdrew to a cave outside Mecca to meditate and pray for guidance.
Muhammad proclaimed his own message, the Qur'an, to be the last revealed Book and himself to be the last of the prophets, consummating and superseding the earlier ones.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761553918/Muhammad_(prophet).html   (586 words)

  
 Muhammad, prophet of Islam. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Muhammad was the son of Abdallah ibn Abd al-Muttalib and his wife Amina, both of the Hashim clan of the dominant Kuraish (Quraysh) tribal federation.
Muhammad’s lawgiving at Medina is at least theoretically the law of Islam, and in its evolution over the next 10 years the history of the community at Medina is seen.
Muhammad, after a long quarrel, appropriated much of their property, and his first actual conquest was the oasis of Khaibar, occupied by the Jews, in 628.
www.bartleby.com /65/mu/Muhammd.html   (941 words)

  
 PBS - Islam: Empire of Faith - Profiles - Muhammad
When Muhammad began to impugn the traditional polytheism of his native town, the rich and powerful merchants of Mecca realized that the religious revolution taking place under their noses might be disastrous for business, which was protected by the Meccan pantheon of gods and goddesses.
Muhammad accepted an invitation to settle in the oasis of Yathrib, located some eleven days (280 miles) north by camel, for the oasis had been nearly torn apart by wars between the clans, of which many were Jewish.
Muhammad's native town, which had long been a center of paganism, thereby became the center of the true religion, the focal point of the believers' daily prayer, and eventually the object of their annual pilgrimage.
www.pbs.org /empires/islam/profilesmuhammed.html   (810 words)

  
  Prophet MUHAMMAD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When Muhammad was twenty five years old, he traveled once more to Syria as a factor of a noble and rich Quraishi widow named Khadijah; and, having proved himself faithful in the commercial interests of that lady, he was soon rewarded with her hand in marriage.
Muhammad, being rather rich at this time by his alliance with Khadijah, tried to discharge part of the debt of gratitude and obligation which he owed to his uncle by undertaking the bringing up and education of his son 'Ali.
Muhammad no sooner heard this than he took Zaid by the hand and led him to the fl stone of Ka'ba, where he publicly adopted him as his son, to which the father acquiesced and returned home well satisfied.
www.anwary-islam.com /prophet-story/muh.htm   (5322 words)

  
  Muhammad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Muhammad's father, Abdullah, had died almost six months before he was born and the young boy was brought up by his paternal grandfather Abd al-Muttalib, of the Banu Hashim clan of the Quresh (Quraish) tribe.
Muhammad’s denunciation of the Meccan traditional religion was especially offensive to his own tribe, the Quraysh, as they were the guardians of the Ka'aba.
Muhammad came to Medina as a mediator, invited to resolve the feud between the Arab factions of Aws and Khazraj.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Muhammad   (6566 words)

  
 Muhammad: The Man & the Message   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Muhammad was born in Makkah in 570 CE.
As an infant, Muhammad was put in the care if a Bedouin wet nurse to be brought up by her in the healthy atmosphere of the desert.
Muhammad was content to work as a shepherd, but his uncle Abu Talib desired something better for him and obtained him employment with a rich widow, Khadijah bint Khuwaylid ibn Asad.
muhammad.islamonline.net /English/Whos_Muhammed/HisLife/01.shtml   (1180 words)

  
 Muhammad - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Muhammad   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Muhammad's father, Abdullah, had died before he was born and the young boy was brought up by his paternal grandfather Abd al-Muttalib, of the tribe of Quraysh.
Muhammad now came under care of his uncle Abu Talib, the new leader of the Hashim clan of the Quraysh tribe, the most powerful in Mecca.
Muhammad is said to have drafted a document now known as the Constitution of Medina (circa 622-623), which laid out the terms on which the different factions could co-exist.
www.encyclopedia-glossary.com /en/Muhammad.html   (3323 words)

  
 Muhammad
Muhammad has no religious importance in Christianity and Judaism, and is considered not to be a prophet by adherents of these two religions, while Muhammad is considered a prophet in later religions, like Baha'i.
Muhammad's birth is said to have been in the "year of the Elephant", which one believes is pointing to the invasion from Yemen, where an elephant was brought along in order to smash the Ka'ba, en event which is dated to 570 CE.
Muhammad enforced his position in the region, and in particular in Yathrib, through successful military campaigns, like the one at Badr in 624, and the defensive Battle of Uhud (where the Muslims faced a slight defeat) in 625 and the Battle of the Trench in 627.
lexicorient.com /e.o/muhammad.htm   (1873 words)

  
 The Prophet Muhammed - All About Turkey
The material is extensive, and the presentation of Muhammad in the early texts is straight forward: Different versions of stories are presented, and Muhammad himself is presented as a human being with both his good and his bad sides (the latter have been used by opponents of Islam to present Muhammad as a false prophet).
Muhammad is believed to have been invited to Yathrib, as a "hakim", a judge, and here he could establish the first Muslim community, and Muhammad served as the head of the leaders of the other communities of Yathrib.
Muhammad enforced his position in the region, and in particular in Yathrib, through successful military campaigns, like the one at Badr in 624, and the defense battles in Uhud (where the Muslims faced a slight defeat) in 625 and Ditsh in 627.
www.allaboutturkey.com /muhammed.htm   (3155 words)

  
 Muhammad
Muhammad has no religious importance in Christianity and Judaism, and is considered not to be a prophet by adherents of these two religions, while Muhammad is considered a prophet in later religions, like Baha'i.
Muhammad's birth is said to have been in the "year of the Elephant", which one believes is pointing to the invasion from Yemen, where an elephant was brought along in order to smash the Ka'ba, en event which is dated to 570 CE.
Muhammad enforced his position in the region, and in particular in Yathrib, through successful military campaigns, like the one at Badr in 624, and the defensive Battle of Uhud (where the Muslims faced a slight defeat) in 625 and the Battle of the Trench in 627.
i-cias.com /e.o/muhammad.htm   (1873 words)

  
 The Islamic World to 1600: Islamic Beginnings (Muhammad)
Muhammad immediately began preaching the message he had received; his wife, Khadija, was his first convert, soon followed by his cousin and future successor, Ali.
Muhammad's journey to Mecca is known as the Hijra, or emigration, and marks the beginning of the Islamic calendar.
Muhammad expanded his role as a religious leader into more of a community leader in general, marking the initial partnering of religious and administrative affairs, which would become a standard practice in the future Islamic empires.
www.ucalgary.ca /applied_history/tutor/islam/beginnings/muhammad.html   (1084 words)

  
 USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts
"Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah." [Qur'an 48:29]
Muhammad ibnu Abdillah was born in Mecca in the year 569 CE.
Muhammad (saas) was first ordered to instruct his immediate family on Islam, including his beloved wife Khadija, but eventually it was revealed to him that he should begin delivering the message to all of mankind.
www.usc.edu /dept/MSA/fundamentals/prophet   (174 words)

  
 Watt. Muhammad
Muhammad, according to some apparently authentic accounts, was of average height or a little above the average.
One of the common allegations against Muhammad is tha he was an impostor, who to satisfy his ambition and his lust propagated religious teachings which he himself knew to be false.
When Muhammad died, the state he had founded was a ' going concern ', able to withstand the shock of his removal and, once it had recovered from this shock, to expand at prodigious speed.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/med/watt.html   (3575 words)

  
 Muhammad.net :: Biograhpy Of Muhammad (P.B.U.H)
By the time he was twenty-five, Muhammad had become well known in the city for the integrity of his disposition and the honesty of his character.
Muhammad placed a sheet of cloth on the ground, put the stone on it and asked the chiefs of all the tribes in the city to lift together the cloth.
Muhammad journeyed several times with a view to win the neighbouring tribes and to conclude with them treaties of alliance and mutual help.
muhammad.net /bio/profbio.html   (5357 words)

  
 Muhammad
Muhammad (570-632 CE) is for the Muslims the last and most trustworthy prophet of the one God.
Muhammad was insan al-kamil, "the perfect man", because he never lied.
Also, he was perfect because he was chosen by God to be his last prophet, to whom he entrusted his definitive revelation to mankind.
www.pantheon.org /articles/m/muhammad.html   (180 words)

  
 MUHAMMAD MEMORIAL   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Muhammad proclaimed his own message, the Koran, to be the last revealed Book and himself to be the last of the prophets, consummating and superseding the earlier ones.
Muhammad's heart, his early followers asserted, was miraculously cleansed of all unworthy thoughts when he was a boy of 12, and he was declared, as were the other prophets, immune from error and able to intercede on the behalf of sinners.
Muhammad's remarkable abilities and personality are demonstrated by the establishment and rapid expansion of Islam, which had to overcome the traditional idolatry and tribal jealousies of the Arabs and the opposition of their most powerful leaders.
sangha.net /messengers/mohammed.htm   (7217 words)

  
 Muhammad
Muhammad was born in Mecca approximately 570 C.E. and was a member of the Quraysh tribe.
Muhammad slowly began to build his power base both by the persuasiveness of his faith and the old-fashioned way: by marrying women from important families to gain political advantage.
Muhammad died in 632, and it was left to his followers to carry on the traditions he had begun.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Muhammad.html   (771 words)

  
 USC-MSA Compendium of Muslim Texts
"Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah." [Qur'an 48:29]
Muhammad ibnu Abdillah was born in Mecca in the year 569 CE.
Muhammad (saas) was first ordered to instruct his immediate family on Islam, including his beloved wife Khadija, but eventually it was revealed to him that he should begin delivering the message to all of mankind.
cwis.usc.edu /dept/MSA/fundamentals/prophet   (174 words)

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