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Muhammad

  • 570

    Birth of Muhammad

    Birth of Muhammad
    Muhammad was born at Mecca, Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Peninsula. This date was determined from the accounts that say he was born in the year of the elephant and named for the battle in which the people of Mecca defended their city from the powerful Abyssinian army. (Gordon 12)
  • 581

    The Sui Dynasty

    The Sui Dynasty
    The Sui Dynasty was a short lived Chinese dynasty that started in 581. The Sui Dynasty was founded by Emporer Wen. Two of the Dynasties amazing achievements' are rebuilding the Great Wall of China and creating the Great Canal. The Dynasty died in the year of 618.
  • 585

    The Conquering of the Suebic Kingdom.

    The Conquering of the Suebic Kingdom.
    In the year of 585, the Suebic Kingdom was conquered. The kingdom was conquered by the Visigothic Kingdom. The leader of the Visigothic Kingdom at the time was Liuvigild. Liuvuguld conquered the Suebic Kingdom when they were in the middle of a civil war, which was a very weak time for the Suebic.
  • Jan 1, 600

    Small Pox spread from India to Europe

    Small Pox spread from India to Europe
    Small pox was a very contagious, very dangerous disease . It was caused by a virus, that was going around in the year of 600. At one point small pox was in India, and spreading through that country. In 600 the disease was spread to Europe killing many people.
  • Jan 1, 600

    Arabian Religion Changed

    Arabian Religion Changed
    In the year of 600, the Arabian religion changed. Instead of having a polythestic religion, the Arabian religion changed to a monothestic religion. This happend mostly because of the sudden rise in the religion Islam.
  • Jan 1, 601

    The World has Grown

    The World has Grown
    In the year of 601, the population of the earth had risen to around 208 million people. In the year of 2011, the earth reached a mileston of 7 billion people! Thats aproximatly 6,792,000,000 more people in 2011 then in 601!
  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad's First Revelation

    Muhammad's First Revelation
    Muhammad receives his first revelation in 610 on the 17th night of Ramadan. When he ws alone in a cave, he had a surreal experience with an angel. On this night, the angel was in the form of a man. This angel commanded Muhammad to "recite." Muhammad explained to the angel that he was not a reciter, but the angel embraced him so tightly he could barely breathe and then the angel repeated the command. At that moment, Muhammad found himself speaking the first words of the Koran. (Gordon 12)
  • Jan 1, 618

    The Tang Dynasty was started by Li Yuan

    The Tang Dynasty was started by Li Yuan
    In 618 a new dynasty was started. This new dynasty was called the Tang Dynasty, which was started by Li Yuan. After Li became emperor, he re-named himself Emporer Gaozu. The Tang Dynasty died in the year of 907.
  • Jan 1, 621

    The 1st pledge at al-Aqabash

    The 1st pledge at al-Aqabash
    Converts to Islam came from nearly all Arab tribes that were in Medina. By June in the year of 621 there were 75 Muslims coming to Mecca for pilgrimags and to meet Muhammad. During the pilgrimage, the Mulisms spoke what would be the First Pledge at al-Aqabah. (Oliver 9)
  • Mar 13, 624

    The Battle of Badr

    The Battle of Badr
    The Battle of Badr was fought on Saturday, March 13, 624. The battle was fought in the Hejaz region of Western Arabia, which is now present day Saudi Arabia. This battle was a key battle and a turning point for Muhammad's struggle with his opponents, the Quraish, because it ended the conflict.This battle is also one of the few battles that is mentioned in the Quran. (Oliver 9)
  • Mar 19, 625

    The Battle of Uhud

    The Battle of Uhud
    The Battle of Uhud was fought on Saturday, March 19, 625 at the valley located in front of Mount Uhud which is located in the northwest of Arabia. This battle was fought between an army made of Muslims from Medina led by Muhammad, and an army led by Abu Sufyan ibn Harb from Mecca. (Oliver 9)
  • Apr 1, 627

    Extermination of the Bani Quraizah Jews

    Extermination of the Bani Quraizah Jews
    The extermination of the Bani Quraizah Jews, happened in April 627. This event happened because of the conflict between the Jews and Muhammad. This conflict led to a 25-day siege and the Jews surrendering to Muhammad and ending the Bani Quraizah regime. (Oliver 9)
  • Mar 1, 628

    Treaty of Hudabiyah

    Treaty of Hudabiyah
    The Treaty of Hudaybiyyah was an important event that took place during the formation of Islam. It was a treaty between Muhammad and the Quraish tribe in March 628. It helped to decrease tension between the two cities, committed both sides to peace for ten years, and allowed Muhammad's followers to return the following year in a peaceful pilgrimage, (Oliver 9)
  • Jan 11, 630

    The Conquest of Mecca

    The Conquest of Mecca
    The conquest of Mecca was when the Muslims conqure Mecca. On November 29, 630 the Muslim army set out for Mecca. When the Muslims got to Mecca there was a short fight witinh the Quresh. Soon the Quresh gave in, because they lost 12 men, when the Muslims only lost 2. (Oliver 9)
  • Jan 1, 632

    The Farewell Pilgrimage

    The Farewell Pilgrimage
    The Farewell Pilgrimage was the last pilgrimage Muhammad ever took. At the end of the pilgrimage, Muhammad read a famous speech at Mount Arafat. The speech contained material about Arabs and non-Arabs. The speech also stated material about whites and blacks. (Oliver 9)
  • Jun 8, 632

    Muhammad Dies

    Muhammad Dies
    Muhammad fell ill and suffered for several days with fever, head pain, and weakness. He died on Monday, 8 June 632, in Medina, at the age of 62 or 63, in the house of his wife Aisha. Muhammad died with his head resting on Aisha's lap, and right before he passed, he asked her to dispose of his last worldly goods (seven coins). He was buried in Aisha's house, where he had died. Many people still try to make a ritual visit to the tomb. (Oliver 9)