Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [history]

History pertaining to Islam, it's origin, spreading of Islam and others.

0
votes
1answer
28 views

For which sahaba banana comes on Earth?

There is a history that banana comes from jannah to Earth for a specific sahaba but I don't know the name of that sahaba
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How the calf speaks?

There is history that there is a magician in the nation of bani-israel. He made the gold plated calf which also speaks. He claim that he made this by own.people wonder how they do this.Can anybody ...
-1
votes
1answer
32 views

Death of Hazrat Bibi Aminah(r.a)

How the death of Hazrat Bibi Aminah(r.a) had been occured and where did she burried?
1
vote
2answers
41 views

In which month Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) and Hazrat Khadija (R.A) got married?

Salam to everyone.. I am asking this question because, by looking at this question this question is looks very easy but is very difficult in real. In which month Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W) and Hazrat ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

What was the main conflict between yazeed and IMAM HUSSAIN(A.S)? [on hold]

as i had listened to many scholars that yazeed was also a muslim and he did war with IMAM HUSSAIN(A.S) in karbala if he was muslim that what the reason behind it that he fought with imam HUSSAIN as ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Death of Prophet Zakariya A.S?

How did Prophet Zakariya A.S die. He was killed by someone or natural death. I need full information from valid resources. Thanks ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

What was the relationship between Isa (A.S) and Yahya (A.S)?

What was the relationship between Isa (A.S) and Yahya (A.S).
0
votes
0answers
13 views

I had a dream of a fighting a Jinn. Would like a better understanding? [closed]

Good Morning, I was born in the US, into the Christian faith. I however do not follow the religion, instead I follow my heart to what I feel is just, true, and right. I am a spiritual person, and ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Indications of Hazrat Muhammad (P B U H) in Gospels (injeel)

Indications about Hazrat Muhammad (P B U H) are very clear in Gospels. One of them is "Johanna". But my question is, what are the rest of all Gospel books which have such indication ? Thanks...
0
votes
4answers
46 views

How many time the name “Allah” comes in Holy Quran?

The name "ALLAH" comes in holy Quran how many time .
1
vote
0answers
5 views

Is the term sighaar as-Sahaba agreed upon among hadith scholars?

Often we find in books of hadith scholars and historians (biographers) the expression that a certain narrator was among sighar as-Sahaba صغار الصحابة (maybe one could translate it small Sahabi). From ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

In which area of governance did the influence of the Mongols on the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires prove to be the most problematic? [closed]

In which area of governance did the influence of the Mongols on the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires prove to be the most problematic explain briefly?
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Man entering the court of Imam Uthman

What is the authenticity and the course of the following narration: A man [supposed his name is known] has entered the court of Imam Uthman (may Allah be pleased with him), and Imam Uthman said: ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

How long, at most, did women delay marriage during the time of Prophet Muhammad as per records?

I want to know if there are any records of women who were unmarried (not divorced or widowed) for a long time(more than 20 years) during the time of Prophet Muhammad. Because if it was a tradition at ...
2
votes
2answers
51 views

Are there rulings, apart from alcohol consumption, whose chronology may be found in the Qur'an?

In the Qur'an we find the chronology of the ruling on alcohol see for example in my answer on Was alcohol permitted long ago, before Mohammad was born?: Alcohol allowed, alcohol declared as bad, ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Why did the prophet hope to be supported by one of the two 'Omar's?

Imam at-Tirmdihi has compiled a hadith quoting the supplication or statement of our prophet ()saying: "O Allah! Honor Islam through the most dear of these two men to you: Through Abu Jahl or ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

What were the major introductions made by the so called rashidi caliphs in terms of public administration?

At the time of Muhammad () one could say that the Islamic government had his base in Medina or wherever he actually was. As far as I know there were no state officials nor a treasury etc. these kinds ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

The path used during the journey of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution

Are there any historical records in hadith collections or Prophetic biographies, detailing the escape route from Mecca to Medina?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Did different ummahs have different qiblas?

We know that except for Prophet Muhammed (SAW), other Prophets were sent only for a specific time or to a particular community or location. Given that the shariah for the different Prophets might ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

What was the class structure of the Madrasa in history?

Assalamu Alailum to my brothers in Islam, What was the structure of the early Madrasa's in the Islamic world? Did they have separate classrooms? What exactly was the classroom structure of the ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

What was the qibla before migration?

What was the qibla for prayer in the Meccan period, before migration? I remember stories from sirah that the Prophet used to pray at the Kaaba during his stay in Mecca and I've always assumed that ...
4
votes
2answers
97 views

Are there any Muslim references quoting the fast of ahl al-Kitab or earlier Prophets?

Allah the almighty says: O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous - (2:183) This means that fasting or sawm was ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

Do scholars of hadith science treat all the ahadith the same way?

It is wide spread that one may refer to da'if ahadith on topics that are neither about halal and haram nor fiqh nor 'aqidah ... (basically anything related to rulings). For example when it comes to ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

How did Muslims in the past wake up for fajr?

I hope this question is relevant enough for this section of StackExchange, as it's more towards history rather than Islam itself. Nowadays, people depend on alarm clocks or the loud sound of athan ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Did any of the sahaba - beside the Prophet Muhammad himself - give fatwa? (Shi'a view)

During the life time of the Prophet () did anybody of the sahabah give fatwa according to Shi'a sources? If so who was/were this/these sahabi/sahabah? And under what circumstances did he/they give ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Were the daughters and grand daughter's of prophet Mohamed scholars?

I recently got to know that the daughters and the grand daughter's of the prophet were scholars. Is this claim true ?
2
votes
1answer
62 views

Why does Islam trace its origins to Abraham?

I have learned Islam traces its origins to Abraham, I wonder why he is considered the 'first Muslim'?
3
votes
1answer
73 views

Did women sacrifice?

Did women in the lifetime of Mohammad (peace be upon him) and the Sahabah offer sacrifice on eid azha?
2
votes
1answer
34 views

Who was the first person to offer animal sacrifice?

Who was the first person to offer animal sacrifice? Was it Ibrahim AS or someone before him as well?
1
vote
0answers
15 views

When being a witness/scribe was established as an official job?

When we read the Qur'an and sunnah we may come to the conclusion that a trustworthy witness can be any person who is widely considered as trustworthy and a scribe could be any person who is able to ...
2
votes
4answers
114 views

Are all descendants of Muhammed dead?

E.g. Konfuzius has living descendants in all of China. How many descendants of the Prophet are there and are there any branches of his family tree that lived on until today?
3
votes
1answer
140 views

Why did Ali postponed swearing loyalty to Abu Bakr?

Shia and Sunni disagreed on some important things. Shia thinks that Muhamad select Ali as a caliph. Sunni thinks no. In fact, an answer in this stackexchange, says that Muhammad actually primed Abu ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

How did the Prophet(s) & Sahaba confirm Ramadan / Eid start date?

Here in South Africa, we sight the moon according to the Sunnah to determine whether it is the start of Ramadan, or the end respectively. And not every location in South Africa gets to sight the moon. ...
6
votes
0answers
232 views

Was hijab in public enforced legally in premodern times?

I sometimes come across claims that many of the obligations that Muslims have in Islam are a purely personal matter and were not legally enforced, historically. It's not quite clear to me which ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

Has there been a renowned Islam scholar who committed suicide?

(The motivation for this question is a book I am working on.) There has been many great scholars, etc. from all kinds of professions: scientists, artists, musicians, logicians, ... Has there been a ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

What was done with non-combatant MEN of persia when Islam conquered it under Umar ibn al khattab?

Where they -freed . -ransomed. -made slaves. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muslim_conquest_of_Persia I'm preparing a treatise on Jihad to educate masses. That's why I'm asking this. This is a ...
1
vote
2answers
110 views

How we know that Quran was not altered during the times of revelation?

Salam Alaikum, I was speaking yesterday with an atheist, and the main discussion was about "How can you be sure that Quran is 100% not altered between the moment when Djebril Alayhi Salam gave the ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

What is the reason behind Muslim remove foreskin from private part.? [duplicate]

When a new Muslim kid born their parent go to the doctor for removing the foreskin of private part, what is the Islamic history behind it..??
2
votes
0answers
46 views

Who actually is Dajjal? [duplicate]

Salaam brothers and sisters. I was just watching a video on youtube about Dajjal that how he would look like and the signs which will be shown before he arrives. We all know that. But, what I want to ...
3
votes
1answer
83 views

Who named our prophet 'Muhammad' and why?

This is actually my son's question but I could not find a satisfactory quick answer. The meaning from the derived Arabic root H-M-D (to praise) is praiseworthy, commendable, laudable. src I am ...
2
votes
2answers
87 views

What were the religious views of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) before becoming a Prophet and receiving revelation?

Was Prophet Muhammad (SAW) a polytheist like others in the Quraish tribe or did he always believe in One God or was he even religious at all?
6
votes
1answer
148 views

Did Masjid e Nabawi had two Muezzins during the Prophet's lifetime simultaneously?

There are two Hadiths that I recently came across: 'A'ishah reported: Ibn Umm Maktum was the mu'adhdhin of the Messenger of Allah (May peace be upon him) and he was blind. Sunan Abi Dawud 535 and ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Was there ever a society that used only the Muslim calendar?

It is my impression that someone using only the Muslim calendar would find it difficult to figure out whether a given date several years in the future would be during the summer or winter, or how long ...
0
votes
1answer
110 views

is fratricide between princes permissible? [closed]

I have been studying Ottoman history for more than a year now (particularly 16th Century). I constantly come across the tradition of fratricide. According to a book I bought at a Museum in Istanbul, ...
2
votes
1answer
212 views

Which surah(s) of the Qur'an covers the most stories (Prophets/real person)?

If we look at different surahs of the Qur'an we may find them addressing many topics: For example surat al-Kahf we have the stories of the people of the cave, (the people of ar-Raqeem are also quoted ...
-1
votes
1answer
165 views

Who was the biological mother of Umama (or Umayma) bint Abdul Muttalib?

Continuing from this question here I would like to ask, according to Muslim Scholars, who was the biological mother of Umama (or Umayma) bint Abdul Muttalib? What are the most legitimate / ...
-1
votes
1answer
85 views

Who was the biological mother of Zaynab bint Jahsh according to Muslim Scholars? [closed]

Continuing from these questions here and here I want to know who was the biological Mother of Zaynab bint Jahsh ? Is it really Umaima bint Abdulmuttalib? What are the sources that say so? What ...
2
votes
0answers
20 views

Was there a zamanu jahilliya(Era of ignorance) after the Prophet (PBUH)? [closed]

I am not that good at Tarikh, Islamic history, but I am concerned with how Islam is so divided more so in this generation. There is a lot of versions of simple things such as how the Prophet (PBUH) ...
2
votes
1answer
819 views

Why muslims are not allow to touch dogs?

So I my neighbor has a dog and it’s very playful. I really want to touch & play with him. But my mother told me muslims do not touch dogs. I asked her why & she said because it’s in Quran. She ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Hadith referring to last moments of Muhammad SAW

Here, there is a description given of the atmosphere in the house of Muhammad SAW when he passed away. I have seen this description in several places. From the I gave, I point out the key elements: ...