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Khan Fahad R Khan Professor David Mason History 1111 04/06/06 Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) According to the Muslims, Muhammad was the last messenger of Allah. According to the Quran, he received his first revelation when he was forty years olds. As he started spreading Islam in Mecca, he encountered numerous difficulties and thus was forced to emigrate to Medina. He only had a few followers while he was in Mecca, with the majority of the people belonging to the lower classes since Islam gave hope to the poor as it eliminated the status quo between the rich and the poor. This was also one of the main reasons why Islam was not accepted by the pagans as they had been developing there class systems over decades and was very closely attached to it. According to the Quran, It was a transition which took almost ten years to take place when Muhammad conquers Mecca back in 632 AD. The rise of Islam is quite dramatic and charismatic, where one influential leader is able to increase his “Ummah” (the followers of Islamic faith) from just ten people when he was considered as an outcast in Mecca to ten thousand people when he becomes the king of Mecca. He was not only a religious but also a political leader and an excellent military commander. According to the Muslims and the holy scriptures of the Quran, Muhammad was continuously receiving spiritual guidance in form of revelations being brought upon him by the angels carrying the main message to spread Islam over a large territory but without committing any violence.
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