Ali
Ali ibn Abi Talib (/ˈɑːli, ɑːˈliː/; Arabic: علي بن أبي طالب, translit.: ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, [ʕæliː ibn ʔæbiː t̪ˤæːlib]; 13th Rajab, 22 or 16 BH – 21st Ramaḍān, 40 AH; September 20, 601 or Ju...
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Nahj al-Balagha
The Nahj al-Balagha (Arabic: نهج البلاغة‎ Nahj-ul Balāgha(h), ['nahdʒul bəˈlæːɣə]; "Way of Eloquence") is the most famous collection of sermons, letters, tafsirs and narrations attrib...
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Family tree of Ali
Ali (Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib) (علي بن أﺑﻲ طالب) (599 – 661) was an early Islamic leader. He is revered by Sunni Muslims as the last of the four Rightly Guided Caliphs and as a foremost religious autho...
Identity of the first male Muslim
There is some disagreement among Muslims, and among historians of Islam, as to the identity of the first male convert to Islam after Muhammad.The early historian Ibn Ishaq puts Ali (Ali ibn Abi Talib)...
Hijra (Islam)
The "Hijra" (Arabic: هِجْرَة‎ hijrah), also Hijrat or Hegira, is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina in June 622 CE.
In 622 CE...
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Muhammad in Medina
The period of Muhammad in Medina started with the Hijra (migration to Medina) in 622 and ended with the conquest of Mecca in 630.
A delegation from Medina, consisting of the representatives of the...
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Military career of Ali
Imam Ali bin Abi Talib took part in all the battles of Muhammad's time, save the Battle of Tabuk, as standard bearer. He also led parties of warriors on raids into enemy lands, and was an ambassador. ...
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Ali marital life
In 623, Muhammad, Prophet of Islam, told Ali that God ordered him to give his daughter Fatimah Zahra to Ali in marriage, according to Iranian Shiite Muslim, Hossein Nasr.Muhammad said to Fatimah: "I h...
Hadith of the Event of the Cloak
Ahl al-Kisa' (Arabic: أهل الكساء, translit.: Ahl al-Kisā'), or the People of the Cloak, refers to the Islamic prophet, Muhammad; his daughter, Fatimah; his cousin and son-in-law Ali; and his two ...
The verse of purification
The verse of purification is part of the 33rd verse of Surah al-Ahzab of Qur'an, which says:33:30 "O wives of the Prophet, whoever of you should commit a clear immorality - for her the punishment woul...
Mubahala
Event of Mubahala refers to a debate in which Islamic prophet Muhammad was on one side and the Christians of Najran were on other side, and the call was extended to the sons and women. Mubahala is a Q...
Hadith of Mubahala
Event of Mubahala refers to a debate in which Islamic prophet Muhammad was on one side and the Christians of Najran were on other side, and the call was extended to the sons and women. Mubahala is a Q...
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Hadith of the pond of Khumm
The Hadith of the pond of Khumm (Arabic: غدير خم‎) is an account of a speech given by Muhammad on 18th of Dhu al-Hijjah of 10 AH in the Islamic calendar (March 16, 632 AD) at Ghadir Khumm, w...
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Hadith of the two weighty things
The Hadith al-Thaqalayn refers to a saying (hadith) about al-Thaqalayn, which translates to "the two weighty things." In this hadith Muhammad referred to the Qur'an and Ahl al-Bayt ('people of the hou...
Succession to Muhammad
The succession to Muhammad concerns the varying aspects of successorship of Muhammad after his death, comprising who might be considered as his successor to lead the Muslims, how that person should be...
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Saqifah
The Saqīfah (Arabic: السقيفة‎), also known as Saqīfah Banī Sā'idah (Arabic: سقيفة بني ساعدة‎), was a roofed building used by a Jewish tribe called Banu Sa'idah, a faction of Banu K...
Rashidun
The Rashidun Caliphs (meaning "Rightly Guided", "Righteously Guided", "Righteous" Caliphs; Arabic: الخلفاء الراشدون‎ al-Khulafāʾu ar-Rāshidūn), often simply called, collectively, "the Rashi...
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Hadith of position
The Hadith of Position (Arabic: حديث المنزلة, translit.: Hadith Al-Manzilah) is a Sahih Hadith in Islamic traditions. It is one of the primary hadiths used by the Shia to justify Imam Ali's right...
Fadak
Fadak (Arabic: فدك‎) was a garden oasis in Khaybar, a tract of land in northern Arabia; it is now part of Saudi Arabia. Situated approximately thirty miles from Medina, Fadak was known for i...
Hadith of Muhammad's inheritance
Muhammad's inheritance is a well-documented and controversial topic, both then and at the present.
Muhammad's inheritance did not occur as is prescribed in the Qur'an, since Abu Bakr, one of Muham...
Origin and development of the Qur'an
The history of the Quran refers to the revelation of the Quran to Islamic prophet Muhammad, and its subsequent compilation. It spans several decades and forms an important part of early Islamic histor...
Origin and development of the Qur'an - Wikipedia
The election of Uthman
Uthman ibn Affan, the third caliph, was chosen by a council meeting in Medina, in northwestern Arabia, in AH 23 (643/644). The second caliph, Umar ibn al-Khattab, was stabbed by an angry Persian slave...
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Siege of Uthman
The Third Rightly Guided Caliph, Uthman, was assassinated at the end of a siege upon his house. Initially a protest, the siege escalated following an apparently wrongly attributed threat as well as th...
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Rashidun Empire
The Rashidun Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة الراشدة‎ al-Khilāfah ar-Rāshidah, c. 632–661) is the collective term comprising the first four caliphs—the "Rightly Guided" or Rashidun caliphs (Arabi...
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Ali caliphate
Ali was the caliph between 656 and 661 CE which was one of the hardest periods in Muslim history that coincided with the first Muslim civil war. He reigned over Rashidun empire which was extended from...
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First Fitna
The First Fitna or Great Fitna (Arabic: فتنة مقتل عثمان‎ Fitnat Maqtal Uthmān, "The Fitna of the Killing of Uthman") was a civil war within the early Islamic state which resulted in the over...
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Umayyad dynasty
The Umayyad Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة الأموية‎, trans. Al-Ḫilāfat al-ʾumawiyya) was the second of the four major Islamic caliphates established after the death of Muhammad. This ca...
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Umayyad tradition of cursing Ali
The Umayyad tradition of cursing Ali was performed in state-controlled mosques in Syria for a period of approximately 65 years from c.657 to c.717 CE.
The early Umayyad Muawiyah I began the tradit...
Descendants of Ali ibn Abi Talib
Ali was the fourth of the Rashidun (or The Rightly Guided Caliphs) of Sunni Islam and the first Imam of Shia Muslims. He was a cousin of the Muslim prophet Muhammad as well as Muhammad's son-in-law. H...
Alavi (surname)
The surname Alavi (often spelled as Alvi and can be also seen spelled as Alaoui or Alawi) (Arabic: علوي‎) signifies ancestry from Ali ibn Abi Talib (Arabic: علي بن أﺑﻲ طالب‎), the ...