MUHAMMAD


MUHAMMAD
(571-632)
   the founder ISLAM who was born in MECCA and claimed to be the last in a long line of PROPHETS. His message was that there is One GOD named Allah and that He is God's PROPHET. Through Muhammad the QUR'N was recited and written down by his followers. The first message of the QUR'N emphasizes Muhammad's relationship with God who created all people. After initial rejection and persecution he led his followers to MEDINA in 622 where he established a following of loyal tribesmen and built up a powerful army before returning triumphantly to Mecca in 630.

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  • MUHAMMAD° — (Muhammad ibn ʿAbdallāh ibn ʿAbd al Muttalib ibn Hāshim ibn ʿAbd Manāf ibn Quṣayy; c. 570–632), founder and prophet of islam . Muhammad was born in Mecca around 570 C.E. In his twenties he married Khadīja, in whose service he was trading; she was …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Muhammad IX. — Muhammad IX. „der Linkshändige“ (* 1396; † 1453) war Sultan von Granada (1419–1427, 1430–1431, 1432–1445, 1448–1453). Muhammad IX. kam als Enkel von Muhammad V. nach dem Sturz von Muhammad VIII. auf den Thron von Granada. Unter ihm dauerten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muhammad X. — Muḥammad X. al Aḥraf El cojo „der Lahme“ (* 1415?; † 1454?) war Sultan von Granada von Januar bis Juni 1445 sowie von 1446 bis 1447. Muhammads X. Regierungszeit fällt in eine Phase großer Wirrnis im Nasridenreich, und die wenigen Informationen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muhammad XI. — Muhammad XI. [1] El Chiquito („der Winzling“) († 1454) war Sultan von Granada von 1453 bis 1454. Muhammad XI. trat 1453 die Nachfolge von Muhammad IX. (1419–1453) im Sultanat von Granada an. Dem Sohn von Muhammad VIII. hatte Muhammad IX. schon… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Muhammad II — fut le cinquième roi de l Empire Bahmanide sur lequel il règna de 1378 à 1397. Après avoir assassiné Daud I qui avait lui même assassiné Mujahid, le frère de Ruh Parwar, cette dernière plaça Muhammad, le frère de Daud I, sur le trône. Son règne… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Muhammad — Muhammad, Muhammadan The name of the founder of Islam is now spelt Muhammad in English, not Mohammed. The word for a follower of Islam (and the corresponding adjective) is Muslim; Muhammadan (a term often used in the past) is now considered… …   Modern English usage

  • Muhammad II — Muhammad II, or various derivations, can refer to:*Muhammad II of Khwarezm *Mehmed II the Conqueror *Mahmud II of Great Seljuk *Mehmed II of Great Seljuk *Mehmed II of Kerman …   Wikipedia

  • Muhammad VI — is the name of: Muhammad Imaaduddeen VI (1868–1932), sultan of the Maldives from 1893 to 1902 Mehmed VI (1861–1926), sultan of Ottoman Empire, from 1918–1922 Mohammed VI of Morocco (born 1963), King of Morocco since 1999 This disambiguation page… …   Wikipedia

  • Muhammad I — fut le deuxième roi de l Empire Bahmanide sur lequel il régna de 1358 à 1375. Il est connu pour être l instigateur des institutions bahmanides et il fit aussi construire plusieurs monuments. Sources http://www.indhistory.com/bahamani dynasty.html …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Muhammad — V. Mahomet …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Muhammad — 1610s, Mohammed, Arabic masc. proper name, lit. the Praiseworthy, name of the prophet of Islam (c.570 632). The earliest forms of his name in English were Mahum, Mahimet (c.1200); originally also used confusedly for an idol. Wyclif has Macamethe… …   Etymology dictionary


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