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  • The social customs of the Arabs – I

    Arab life depended upon traditions and customs, and they had many traditional laws in terms of ancestry, lineage, and tribe-to-tribe and tribe-to-individual relations. This social status could be summed up as follows: 1- Showing limitless vying and boasting of noble ancestry and lineage They were eager to preserve their lineage, which required them.. More

  • The social customs of the Arabs – II

    5- Divorce Divorce was practiced without fixing a limited number of divorces. A man would divorce his wife, then take her back then divorce her, then take her back, and so on, without end. This custom remained in force even up to the early beginnings of Islam; then, Allah The Almighty revealed (what means): {Divorce is twice. Then, either keep [her].. More

  • The story of the Companions of the Elephant

    Vital events prior to the birth of the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Another such vital event was the following: This incident is confirmed by the Quran and prophetic Sunnah, and its details are explained in the books of biographies and history, as well as by the scholars of Tafseer (Quranic exegesis) in their compositions... More

  • Dominant civilizations before Prophethood and their religions – II

    Before the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, had been entrusted with the mission of prophethood, the Jewish community had deteriorated in thought and had a corrupted manner of dealing with its religion.Reviewing the Babylonian Talmud, which the Jews sanctify and which was circulated among the Jews in the sixth century, one finds outlandish.. More

  • Dominant civilizations before Prophethood and their religions – I

    First: The Roman Empire The Eastern Roman Empire was known as the Byzantine Empire. It ruled Greece, the Balkan states, Russia, Palestine, all the Mediterranean countries, Egypt and all the countries of Northern Africa. Its capital was Constantinople. It was an unjust empire as it practiced all types of oppression, aggression, and tyranny upon the.. More

  • The Arabian Peninsula's Intellectual & Social State before Islam

    In a previous article, we have stated that prior to Islam, the Arabs were in a bad state and there was imbalance in all aspects of their lives: social, moral and intellectual. In the following lines, we shall discuss the intellectual and social life of the people of the Arabian Peninsula at that time: 1- Intellectual life: The inhabitants of the Arabian.. More

  • Arabia before the Prophet Muhammad –II

    Social life of the Arabs: Before the advent of Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, Arabian society was divided into several social strata, which produced both advantages and disadvantages in the resultant social structure. Women among the nobility were accorded an advanced degree of esteem. They enjoyed considerable free will in.. More

  • Arabia before the Prophet Muhammad –I

    The Arabian Peninsula is enclosed in the west by the Red Sea and Sinai, in the east by the Arabian Gulf, in the south by the Arabian Sea, which is an extension of the Indian Ocean, and in the north by old Syria and part of Iraq. The area is estimated between 1 and 1.25 million square miles. Arab tribes: Arabs have been divided according to lineage.. More