By Thomas Patrick Hughes
This can be the one accomplished Dictionary of Islam to be had in English being a cyclopaedia of the doctrines, rites, ceremonies, and customs including the technical and theological phrases of the Islamic religion.
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The Viefore the his flight? when he was at Qulul. YIII. The soldiers of erection of the temple. who the great battle of Badr. IX. Those Iludaibiyah. ioined Islam between Badr and under X. Those who took the oath of fealty Those who the acacia tree at Hudaibiyah. XI. but joined after the treaty of Hudaibiyah, embraced before the conquest. XII. Those that Islam on the day of conquest. XIII. Those were cliildren in tlic time of the Pro- who had seen him. :\luhammad frequently commended the " Companions," and spoke of their excellences phot, and being and virtues, a chapter in the Traditions devoted to this subject.
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10 al-Ya's. 23 Jluzar. of! Niziir. 89 Ma'add. 122 -Adnrm. The period lietween Ishmael and -Adnan is variously estimated, some reckoning forty, The authority others only seven, generations. of Abu'1-Fida, who makes it ten, is that generally followed by the Arabs, being foimded on a tradition of one of Muhammad's wives. Making every allowance, however, for patriarchal longevity, even forty generations are insufficient to extend over a space of nearly 2,500 years. s, all hrancliiiig off from the same parent stem.
A Dictionary of Islam by Thomas Patrick Hughes