Abraha Abraha al-Ashram

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.

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Date Landscape Notes Reference
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
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