Sentence Examples

  • This is Umayya ibn Abi-s-Salt, a Meccan who did not accept Islam and died in 630.
  • The Medina pieces, whether entire suras or isolated passages interpolated in Meccan suras, are accordingly pretty broadly distinct, as to their contents, from those issued in Mecca.
  • Be- sides, it is a priori unlikely that a contemporary of Mahomet should have drawn up such a list; and if any one had made the attempt he would have found it almost impossible to obtain reliable information as to the order of the earlier Meccan suras.
  • Between these two groups stand a number of other Meccan suras, which in every respect mark the transition from the first period to the third.
  • Good traditions about the origin of the Meccan revelations are not very numerous.