Elephant Army

Several miraculous incidents took place before the mission of Prophet Muhammad . One of the most important incidents that occurred before the birth of the Prophet was the attempt of Abrahah the Abyssinian to destroy the Ka‘bah. This incident is mentioned in the Quran [Quran, 105:1-5] Books of Seerah (the Prophet’s biography) mention that Abrahah Al-Habashi was the viceroy to An-Najaashi (Negus, King of Abyssinia) in Yemen. Abrahah saw that the Arabs venerated the Ka‘bah and went on pilgrimage to it. He became envious and built a big church in Sana’a so that the Arabs would perform pilgrimage to it. Having heard about that, a man from Banu Kinaanah entered… Read More

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