Islamic Societies Recitation Notes

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Caroline Pinto 2/1/12 Amir Moosavi Islamic Societies Islamic Societies Recitation Notes Muhammad’s People Important Characters 4 Companions/Caliphs : ‘Ali, Abu Bakr, Uthman, and ‘Umar ‘Ali : Abu Talib’s son, started Shi’a faith, possibly second convert Abu Bakr : close friend of Muhammad, one of Muhammad’s 4 Companions, father of ‘Aisha (Muhammad’s 3 rd wife) Abu Talib : Muhammad’s uncle who raised him after his parents died Hasan : Muhammad’s grandson (son of ‘Ali + Fatima) Husayn : Muhammad’s grandson (son of ‘Ali + Fatima) Khadija : Muhammad’s first wife (married for love) + first convert, used to be Muhammad’s employer and is a little older, never married others when with her Muhammad : “The Prophet” ‘Umar : close friend of Muhammad, one of 4 Companions ‘Uthman : close friend of Muhammad, one of 4 Companions Tribes Quraysh : Meccan tribe that Muhammad + his enemies were part of Places Medina : name is short for “city of the prophet,” though originally called Yathrib (until
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