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Maghazi


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The military campaigns of the Prophet Muhammad. Writings about the maghazi are among the earliest records of the life of Muhammad. The Book of Maghazi, by al-Waqidi (d. 823), is a fundamental source of information about the life of the Prophet. Works on maghazi were important both as a source of the normative practice of the Prophet and in the development of Muslim theories on the conduct of war.

See also Siyar

Subjects: Islam.


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