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Abu Bakr al-Siddiq

Abu Bakr al-Siddiq

The rightly guided Caliphs, May Allah be Pleased with them, followed the steps of Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him). Among many things, they give special attention to the poor and catered for the needy, took interest in social solidarity among the entire society’s people and exerted their utmost in saving all those in distress or in need. It is no wonder that they did so, as they were nurtured by the Messenger...

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Islamic Golden Age

Islamic Golden Age

The Islamic Golden Age is traditionally dated from the mid-7th century to the mid-13th century at which Muslim rulers established one of the largest empires in history. During this period, artists, engineers, scholars, poets, philosophers, geographers and traders in the Islamic world contributed to agriculture, the arts, economics, industry, law, literature,navigation, philosophy, sciences, sociology, and technology, both by preserving earlier...

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The Crusades

The Crusades

To Arab historians, the Crusaders were a minor irritant, their invasion one more barbarian incursion, not nearly as serious a threat as the Mongols were to prove in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The First Crusade began in 1095 after the Byzantines – threatened by Seljuk power- appealed to Pope Urban II for military aid. Pope Urban, hoping to divert the Christian kings and princes from their struggles with each other, and...

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Muslim Inventors

Muslim Inventors

“The Golden Age“ or as people know it “The Dark Ages“ Was it really dark ?   After Rome fell down, life was miserable in Western Europe, but in the Muslim world it was a Golden age . Muslims had scientists in all fields of life. They invented a lot of things that our life now is based on. This video made by 1001 Inventions is a small film showing some of the Muslim civilization scientists and their important...

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Early Life of Mohammad (SAW)

Early Life of Mohammad (SAW)

  Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allāh be upon him) was born in Mecca ( Makkah), Arabia, on Monday, 12 Rabi’ Al-Awal (2 August A.D. 570). His mother, Aminah, was the daughter of Wahb Ibn Abdu Manaf of the Zahrah family. His father, ‘Abdullah, was the son of Abdul Muttalib. His genealogy has been traced to the noble house of Ishmael, the son of Prophet Abraham in about the fortieth descend. Muhammad’s father died before...

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Chronology

Chronology

History organised according to the dates of the events. 570 Early Life of Mohammad (SAW)Pre-Islamic Arabia 6th century AD600 610 The RevelationThe Hijra622 628 Al - HadaybiyyahThe Last Days632 662 The Umayyad CaliphateImam Abu Hanifa699 711 Imam MalikMalik ibn Dinar748 750 The Abbasid CaliphateIslam In Spain850 934 The Fatimid CaliphateThe Crusades1095 1174 Ayyubid dynastyThe Mongols And The Mamluks1220 1299 Ottoman EmpireThe Last Great Caliph:...

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