eDigest: Ibn Hisham: The Earliest Extant Biography of the Prophet Muhammad

Mosque of Madinah, first built in 1 AH 

Mosque of Madinah, first built in 1 AH

Lead post is courtesy of Prof. Muhammad Sharif Khan 

 

Ibn Hisham: The Earliest Extant Biography of the Prophet Muhammad

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