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Companions of the Prophet

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199739356
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780199739363
Companions of the Prophet

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Known in Arabic as al-Ṣaḥābah or al-Aṣḥāb, the Companions of the Prophet are credited by tradition with having played a

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Subjects: Islam

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