Uthman ibn Affan (l. 576/583-656 CE) was an early convert to Islam...
Religious Responses to the Black Death
The Black Death of 1347-1352 CE is the most infamous plague outbreak...
Ten Great Persian Poets
Persian literature derives from a long oral tradition of poetic...
The Spread of Islam in Ancient Africa
Following the conquest of North Africa by Muslim Arabs in the 7th...
A View of the Al-Masjid An-Nabwi
A photo of Al-Masjid An-Nabawi in Medina, Arabia. It shows a view...
Ali & Aisha at the Battle of the Camel
A painting from manuscript of the "Rawdat al-safa" (Persian for...
Dome of the Rock
Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, originally constructed in 691-692...
Entrance to the Cave of Hira
The entrance to the Cave of Hira, a holy site for Muslims located...
Expansion of Early Islamic Caliphates
This map shows the expansion of the Islamic Caliphates in the 7th...
Gates of the Prophet's Mosque, Medina
Photo of the inscription on the gates of the Mosque of the Prophet...
Name of Allah in Arabic Calligraphy
A medallion with the phrase "Allah Jalla Jalaluhu" ("May His glory...
Old City of Jerusalem, Reconstructed
A modern reconstruction of the Old City of Jerusalem, as it would...