A Dictionary of Islam by Thomas Patrick Hughes

By Thomas Patrick Hughes

This is often the single complete Dictionary of Islam on hand in English being a cyclopaedia of the doctrines, rites, ceremonies, and customs including the technical and theological phrases of the Islamic religion.

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As it has the sanction of the QurTin. it would be sacrilege in a Muslim According to doubt its authenticity. to this account, the most_ famous of the extinct tribes were those of 'Ad, Samiid, Jadis, and Tasm. all descended in the third or foiirth generation from Shem. 'Ad, the father of his This may settled, according to tradition, in the Great Desert of al-Ahqaf soon after the confusion of tongues. Shaddad his son succeeded him in the government, and greatly extended He perfoimed many falmloiis his dominions.

Baillie's Late of Sale, p. ) )ialm-tree in his garden: NOAH'S It is ARK, (cy ^^). mentioned in the history of the Deluge, as recorded in the Qur'an, in two places Surah xi. 39, " Build the ark imder our eye and after our revelation," and Surah xxiii 27. There is also supposed to be an allusion to the ark in Surah xxxvi. 41. " Al-Baizawi says that Noah was two years building the ark. 30 broad, and which was made that it consisted of of Indian jjlanc-tree three storeys, the lowest for beasts, the middle ; men and women (who were separated from each other), and the highest for birds.

Pp. 216. ) j 'AQIB master differ from and consider a male apostate competent to exercise every right as to be as {lliduyali, vol. if he were still in the faiih. upon In the : is their A (M*5\). ; p. ) disabled ifrom selling or otherwise disposBut Abu Yusuf and ing of his property. white garments. glen near Minii, celebrated as the scene of tue two pledges, the first and second pledge of al-'Aqabah. The first pledge was made by ten men of the tribe of Khazraj and ten of Aus. " The date assigned to this pledge by Sir W.

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