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Six Lessons On Islam

By Marzieh Gail


(Approved by Baha'i Reviewing Committee)

© 1953, Baha'i Publishing Trust, Wilmette IL



         TABLE OF CONTENTS
   
         Chronology of Islamic Civilization
         Bibliography
   
      I.    Muhammad
      II.   Muhammad (continued)
      III.  "An Excellent Pattern Have Ye"
      IV.   The Qur'an
      V.    What Is Islam?
      VI.   The Holy Imams

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Chronology of Islamic Civilization (From Wells' "Outline of History")

570 A.D.........Birth of Muhammad 
590 A.D.........Plague in Rome. Gregory The Great Greg. I ("Angles") Chosroes II reigns in Persia 
610 A.D.........Heraclius begins his reign 
619 A.D.........Chosroes II holds Egypt, Jerusalem, Damascus, and had armies on the Hellespont. Tang Dynasty begins in China 
623 A.D.........Battle of Badr 
627 A.D.........Persian defeat by Heraclius, Nineveh. Meccan confederates besiege Medina 
628 A.D.........Muhammad addresses (all) the rulers of the earth. 
629 A.D.........Muhammad enters Mecca 
632 A.D.........Ascension of Muhammad. Abu Bakr elected Caliph.
634 A.D.........Yarmuk. Muslims take Syria. 'Umar Caliph
638 A.D.........'Umar takes Jerusalem 
643 A.D.........'Uthman elected third Caliph. 
656 A.D. .......'Uthman murdered 
661 A.D. .......'Ali martyred 
662 A.D.........Mu'aviyyih elected Caliph 
732 A.D.........Charles Martel - Tours

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