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Muhammad Timeline

  • 570

    Born

    Born
    Muhammad is born at Mecca on the Arabian peninsula. He is born into a bad society. Muhammads family is like the society.
  • 577

    Death Of Mother

    Muhammad visits Madina with his mother. His mother later dies and has to go to a type of orphanage
  • 580

    Death of Abdul Muttalib

    Muhammads grandfather dies, he lived with him for awhileafter his mother died.
  • 595

    Muhammad's Marriage

    Muhammad's Marriage
    Muhammad marries his first wife Khadija when he's twenty-five and she is nearly forty. (Khadija proposed marriage) They had six children with two of their sons dying during infancy, and four daughters.
  • Dec 12, 600

    Spread of Christianity

    Spread of Christianity
    St. Augustine introduced Christianity to the Anglo-Saxons. The Irish missionaries spread Christianity (Celtic form) to Britain
  • Dec 12, 600

    Smallpox

    Smallpox
    Smallpox is spread from India into Europe. This is one of the earlier recognized signs of disease spread.
  • Dec 12, 610

    First Revelation

     First Revelation
    Muhammad began making trips to a mountain cave outside of town where he fasted and meditated. After many visionary experiences, he was visited by a powerful prescence that told him to recite words that he attributed to God. It was a very overwhelming experience for him.
  • Dec 12, 613

    Muhammad Takes his Message Public

    Muhammad Takes his Message Public
    After having the experiences and revelations that he had, Muhammad decided to reveal his message to the public. His message became the Qur'an, which is Islam's sacred scripture. Because of this, Meccan tribes ridiculed and attacked Muhammad and his followers for leaving behind traditional Meccan ways. They eventually attempted to assassinate Muhammad.
  • Dec 12, 615

    Relic of True Cross

    Relic of True Cross
    Jerusalem is sacked by the Sassanid Empire, an empire in Middle Persia, under Shah Khosrau II. This led to the taking away of the relic of the True cross.
  • Dec 12, 622

    Muhammad & Muslims Emigrate to Medina

    Muhammad & Muslims Emigrate to Medina
    Muhammad and some of his followers leave Mecca to travel to Yathrib, which was an oasis town that his father was buried in. Here he began building the first Muslim community and remained there for six years and it was renamed Medina, the City of the Prophet.
  • Dec 12, 623

    Samo

    A Frankish merchant, Samo, was a supporter of the Slavs fighting against their Avar rulers. He then becomes their ruler, or the ruler of the first known Slav state in Europe.
  • Dec 12, 627

    Heraclius

    Heraclius
    Roman emperor Heraclius defeats the Persians, which ends the Roman-Persian wars.
  • Dec 12, 628

    Military Period

    Military Period
    Between 624 & 628, Muhammad and his followers were in three battles against the Meccans. The first, the battle of Badr, was won by Muhammad in March in the year 624. The second, the battle of Uhud was won by the Meccans in March 625. The third battle, the battle of the Trench and the Siege of Medina, was outlasted by the Meccans in April of 627, This led to a treaty between the two in March in the year 628. A year later, the Meccans had already breached the treaty
  • Dec 12, 629

    Chinese Dynasty

    Chinese Dynasty
    The Chinese Tang Dynasty forces under the commanders Li Shiji and Li Jing completely destroy the Gokturk Khanate.
  • Dec 12, 630

    Conquest of Mecca

    Conquest of Mecca
    In January, 630, Muhammad and the Muslims marched on Mecca and had many tribes join them along the way. They didn't cause any bloodshed, and because the Meccans had seen the power the Muslims had, they too joined Muhammad and the Muslims.
  • Dec 12, 632

    Return to Mecca

     Return to Mecca
    Muhammad moved to Medina and lived there permanently. In March he then went to Mecca to perform a pilgrimage one last time with many Muslims joining him.
  • Dec 12, 632

    Death

    Death
    On June 8th, 632, Muhammad died in Medina shortly after the pilgrimage. He died after suffering a brief illness and is buried in the mosque in Medina. His teachings and way of life had spread through Arbia, to Indo-China, and west into Morocco, France, and Spain.