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Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam book

Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam. Patricia Crone

Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam

ISBN: 0691054800,9780691054803 | 301 pages | 8 Mb

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Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam Patricia Crone

Every first-year student knows that Mecca at the time of the Prophet was the centre of a far-flung trading empire, which plays a role of some importance in all orthodox accounts of the rise of Islam. Meccan Trade and Rise of Islam. After the rise of Islam, however, the Arabic of northwest Arabia, the region of the Hijaz, became the dominant language of the Arabs, and it, along with its cognate dialects, formed the Arabic known today. Crone demonstrates that Islam did not originate in Mecca. Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam. Local Arab tribes In the spring of 624, Muhammad received word from his intelligence sources that a trade caravan, commanded by Abu Sufyan and guarded by thirty to forty men, was travelling from Syria back to Mecca. GO Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam Author: Patricia Crone Type: eBook. Language: English Released: 1987. [4] Patricia Crone, Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1987), 244; also available at: (accessed December 16, 2005). Patricia Crone is professor of Islamic history at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. The Muslim victory also signaled other tribes that a new power had arisen in Arabia and strengthened Muhammad's authority as leader of the often fractious community in Medina. Mohammed and the rise of Islam, Margoliouth D.S.. Comparative Religion, Institute of Religious Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Leiden, The Netherlands. Crone P., Oxford, 1987, pp 234-45. The Myth of Mecca (as the early center of Islam) - "Let's face it . Islam began in the year 666 AD." In her book, Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam, Dr. Understanding Islam through Hadis, RamSwarup, Voice of India. As a result of the conference with the Jewish delegation, however, Abu Sufyan became more conscious of the danger to the Meccan trade by the further spread of Islam. In Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam(1987) she made a detailed argument challenging the prevailing view among Western (and some Muslim) scholars that Islam arose in response to the Arabian spice trade.

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