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Hegira
Hegira He*gi"ra (?; 277), n. [Written also hejira.] [Ar. hijrah flight.] The flight of Mohammed from Mecca, September 13, A. D. 622 (subsequently established as the first year of the Moslem era); hence, any flight or exodus regarded as like that of Mohammed. Note: The starting point of the Era was made to begin, not from the date of the flight, but from the first day of the Arabic year, which corresponds to July 16, A. D. 622.

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- The Hegira (medieval Latin transliteration, also Arabic: هِجْرَة‎, Hijra or Hijrah, meaning "departure") is the migration or journey of the Islamic prophet...
- and Shawwâl] for having guided you so that you may be grateful to Him."  "Hegira" . Encyclopedia Americana. 1920. Helmer Aslaksen The Islamic Calendar Khalid...
- Hijra, Hijrah, Hegira, Hejira or Hijrat may refer to: Hegira, the migration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib (later...
- (Arabic: الهجرة إلى الحبشة‎, al-hijra ʾilā al-habaša), also known as the First Hegira (Arabic: هِجْرَة‎ hijrah), was an episode in the early history of Islam...
- ‹ The template Infobox book is being considered for merging. › Hegira is a 1979 science fiction novel by American writer Greg Bear. It deals with themes...
- his death in 632. All but two of his marriages were contracted after the Hegira (or Hijra - migration to Medina). Of his 13 wives, only two bore him children:...
- As'ad ibn Zurara (died 623), often known by his kunya Abu Umama, was a companion of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the first chief in Medina to become...
- third of the po****tion. Additionally, Ethiopia is the site of the First Hegira, a major emigration in Islamic history. A town in the Tigray Region, Negash...
- revealed in Mecca (see Meccan surah), specifically around 7 years before the Hegira (622), the migration of Muhammad to Medina. The total number of verses in...
- in 1753. Prior to 1917, Turkey used the lunar Islamic calendar with the Hegira era for general purposes and the Julian calendar for fiscal purposes. The...
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