Islamic tradition credits Abraha al-Ashram with a military expedition against the Quraysh of Mecca in an invasion of Hejaz in 570, known as the Year of the Elephant. The tafsir (exegesis) of the surat al-Fil states that he perished.
|c. 570 CE||An imagined illustration of Abraha, marching towards Mecca for the destruction of Kaba||N/A|
|c. 570 CE||Wadi-i Muhassar, the stage of destruction, where Abraha's army was decimated by Ababīl birds||N/A|
|c. 570 CE||An imaginary picture of the invasion, retreating army of Abraha||N/A|
|Latest Update: June 13, 2016|