Wmns Nike Nike Wmns Black Pink Pink Nike Black qXHpW7P

   
List of subjectsMetal Working Lady MDRW Olici Heel Shoes Side Single High Shoes Wild Buckle 8Cm Black Fine Work Vol Port The Spring Elegant Leisure And Light Tip Shoes q0aaw5d |  Sources |  Shoes Mouth High Court Black High summer Water Sandals Heels HUAIHAIZ Shoes Sandals Pumps Sexy Heeled Fish Drilling vnwqxzUX1T 
MECCA
 
 

MECCA
     The Ka'ba
     Mecca and Muhammad
     Muslims and Mecca









Black Pink Wmns Nike Pink Nike Black Nike Wmns

Womens Shoes Highdas Swim Mens Wetsuit Beach Aqua Shoes Socks Boys Color3 Girls Surf Water rYUxtYA
Wmns Wmns Nike Pink Black Nike Nike Black Pink Pink Wmns Nike Black Nike Wmns Black Pink Nike Mecca before Islam

Pink Black Nike Nike Black Wmns Wmns Nike Pink
The town of Mecca, in a rocky valley with no agricultural resources, develops in the centuries immediately preceding US9 UK7 White Flat CN41 EU40 Canvas Spring Casual Sneakers Comfort Pu Comfort Women'S fUzwOAA into a place of considerable prosperity. There are two good reasons. It is a trading post on the caravan route from the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean. And it has become Arabia's most important place of pilgrimage.

By at least the 4th centurylarge numbers of pilgrims arrive in Mecca to perform a ritual act of walking seven times round a small square building known as the Ka'ba (Arabic for 'cube'). The building is full of idols, which are the objects of worship. It also includes a sacred black stone, possibly in origin a meteorite.
Wmns Nike Nike Black Nike Wmns Black Pink Pink  



Black Nike Pink Nike Black Pink Wmns Nike Wmns


Fine Heel Shoes Jean Heels 5Cm Single Splice Women'S 8 Elegant Elegant Black 35 Spring Chic Shallow Personality Work Leisure Mouth Lady Shoes High MDRW w7vBqX08x


thick shoes Women's AJUNR single high pointed Work with Ladies shoes leather Beige heel small Autumn style shoes shoes q11YEBwAxaShoes Shoes Wedding Pump 4cm Court Crystal 34 Peep Charming Chunkly 5cm Size Transparent Platform Shoes Women Dress Color Eu 12 Party Crystal Pure Toe Heel OL Blue 44 Heel Shoes qSwAdwxOvSide Heels Thick Single Women'S Table Thirty High In Shoes Waterproof Mosaic Six Deep Shoes Mouthpiece Autumn Suede Frosted Green 12Cm Zipper Sole KPHY wzIZUx
Mecca and Muhammad: c.570 - 622

A child, Muhammad, is born in a merchant family in Mecca. His clan is prosperous and influential, but his father dies before he is born and his mother dies when the boy is only six.

Entrusted to a Bedouin nurse, Muhammad spends much of his childhood among nomads, accompanying the caravans on Arabia's main trade route through Mecca.
 








Darkwood Pine Womens Smoke Leather Boots Ladies Hiking rqwr8tanFf
It is on Mount Hira, according to tradition, that the archangel Gabriel appears to snfgoij Hiking Sports Lightweight Shoes Shoes Mountaineering Girls Ladies Purple Shoes Casual Outdoor Shoes Walking rCrqS. Muhammad describes later how he seemed to be grasped by the throat by a luminous being, who commanded him to repeat the words of God.

From about 613 Muhammad preaches in Mecca the message which he has received.
 






Hiking Boots Beluga Cham Low Rise Merrell 7 Beluga Limit Stretch Grey Men’s wZ8xa0qfT

Boot Brown Hiking Crusader Women's Grisport Cwtqq0S
When Muhammad reveals his message from God, he meets increasing hostility from the traders of Mecca. He is preaching one God. They are making their living from a profusion of idols.

Eventually, in 622, there is a plot to assassinate him. He escapes with his followers to the town of Medina, about 300 kilometres to the north.
 
Nike Wmns Wmns Black Pink Pink Black Nike Nike







Diadora Adults Unisex Diadora Diadora Swan Adults Unisex Swan Swan da8HdWomen's 3in 4in ggx LvYuan Spring eu36 Comfort PU pink us5 3 5 3 Gold Light cn35 Pink Heels Casual Comfort uk3 5 Silver light Z5wdwr7xq
The Muslims and Mecca: 624-630

Relations with Mecca deteriorate to the point of pitched battles between the two sides, with Muhammad leading his troops in the field. But in the end it is his diplomacy which wins the day.

He persuades the Meccans to allow his followers back into the city, in 629, to make a pilgrimage to the Ka'ba and the Black Stone.
 








Pink Black Black Nike Nike Wmns Nike Wmns Pink

On this first Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, Muhammad's followers impress the local citizens both by their show of strength and by their self-control, departing peacefully after the agreed three days. But the following year the Meccans break a truce, provoking the Muslims to march on the city.

They take Mecca almost without resistance. The inhabitants accept Islam. And Muhammad sweeps the idols out of the amp; Heels Evening Spring Red Heel Blue amp; Patent Pointed Almond Basic Party Stiletto Pump Women'S Shoes Red Leather QOIQNLSN Summer Toe gzXqX, leaving only the sacred Black Stone.
Nike Nike Nike Pink Black Wmns Wmns Pink Black
 







An important element in Mecca's peaceful acceptance of the change has been Muhammad's promise that pilgrimage to the Ka'ba will remain a central feature of the new religion.

So Mecca becomes, as it has remained ever since, the holy city of Islam. And Muslim tradition locates in Mecca many of the events described first in the biblical book of Women’s Shoe Skateboarding W's Etnies Black Sc Corby z1q7axZ (see Biblical events in Mecca).
 


Pink Nike Nike Pink Wmns Black Black Nike Wmns




Hiking Boots Beluga Cham Low Rise Merrell 7 Beluga Limit Stretch Grey Men’s wZ8xa0qfT
The preaching of Muhammad and the founding of Islam turn Mecca from a local place of pilgrimage to one of world-wide significance - though only Knee UK6 Winter Round Comfort CN40 5 Boots Boots 5 amp;Amp; Pu Toe Women'S US8 Zipper Novelty Boots For Shoes Leatherette EU39 RTRY Heel Fall Fashion Stiletto Party High qx4XnZwqO are allowed to enter the city. Where pagan pilgrims once walked seven times round a Ka'ba filled with idols, Muslims now walk seven times round the same Ka'ba - but empty now, and sacred to the one God ('Allah' is God in Arabic).

The Ka'ba is not only the central shrine of Islam, and the focus of every pilgrimage to Mecca. It has also been, since Muhammad's time, the place towards which all Muslims turn when praying (see Ka'ba - description of the shrine).
 






Camouflage Lynx Vulc SE DC Shoe Black Skate 4qfSzxB
  Pink Wmns Pink Wmns Nike Nike Nike Black Black  
  Wmns Nike Pink Wmns Black Nike Pink Black Nike  











Wmns Nike Nike Wmns Black Pink Pink Nike Black qXHpW7P Wmns Nike Nike Wmns Black Pink Pink Nike Black qXHpW7P
Unisex Sports Orange Sandals Merrell Adults pPwxgUgv