The History of the Arabs’ Calendar Before Islam





To begin with, when I started working on this study, it was not my intention to study it in depth; it was only confined to the date of birth of the Prophet MuÍammad ( ). But later on when I could avail an occasion to go through the biographical records of the Prophet ( ), and met with the considerable varying statements of the Muslim, as well as, the oriental scholars in respect of the dates of the events, particularly, the corresponding Christian dates, and variant climatic conditions noticed on those dates are quite different to the actual climatic conditions as prevailed at that time. This very truth prompted me to study all the key-events of the Prophet’s life encompassing the time-span between 571 and 632 A.D.


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SHAHABUDDIN ANSARI. (2021). The History of the Arabs’ Calendar Before Islam. Hamdard Islamicus, 40(1).