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Muhammad performs another miracle by creating a spring of cool, pure water in the desert camp of the Banû Junda'.

Muhammad, followed by Abû Bakr and 'Alî, goes to ask support of his uncle 'Abbâs at the 'Ukâz Fair and to invite the people to Islam.

Muhammad sits before a mihrab discussing Islamic religious precepts with a Christian monk in the presence of nine of the Companions.

A scene similar to the one on f. 283, with Abû Jahl seated at the head of the assembly as it discusses the plan for killing Muhammad.

Muhammad and Abû Bakr on their camels meet a delegation that has come out from the city of Medina to greet them.

Muhammad offers the first prayer in a newly built mosque.

Salmân converts to Islam after finding that Muhammad is a true Prophet.

Muhammad at al-Masjid al-Aqsâ leads the earlier prophets and angels in prayer.

The angel Jibrîl stands before Muhammad and instructs him on the call to prayer.

Muhammad and Abû Bakr visit the Banû Salîmah tribe.

Hannâd ibn 'Umar kisses the hand of Muhammad, pledging his aid and allegiance.

Muhammad, mounted on Burâq accompanied by Jibrîl and host angels, rises to the heavens on his way to al-Masjid al-Aqsâ.

Hannâd ibn 'Umar and members of the Tamîm tribe seated before Muhammad.

Muhammad with a companion meets with the Banû Junda', who have converted to Islam.

'Abd-Allâh ibn Ybayy climbs a date palm and announces that Muhammad is approaching Qubâ', a suburb of Medina.

Muhammad and Abû Bakr on their camels, a servant holding the reins, ask for a night's lodging from an old Bedouin woman, Umm Ma'badah.

Abû Hishâm and his friends discuss Muhammad and his new religion with the people of Quraysh.

Seventy-two converts to Islam from Medina come out to greet Muhammad.

Nufayl tells the Jews that he wants to send a delegation to Muhammad.

Umm Hakîm, in white robes and a black net face veil, seated before the Prophet, tells Muhammad that Abû Bakr would like to give his daughter 'Â'ishah in marriage to him.

Salmân presents a tablet written in Syriac to Muhammad, that indicates that Muhammad is the last prophet.

When the Chistian monks question Muhammad about the father of Jesus and ask how is it possible to be born without a father, Jibrîl brings down sections of the Sûrah Âl 'Imrân [...], which contains the Qur'anic version of the story of Mary and Jesus.

The leaders of the two Jewish tribes of Medina meet and discuss plans to kill Muhammad.

Abû Jahl and his followers tell the Medinans that they must not harm Muhammad.

'Umayr, addressing a group of seated Muslim leaders, falsely accuses Muhammad of not paying a debt owed to him.

Muhammad dismounts before the house of Ayyûb al-Ansârî and puts his hand on the shoulder of the owner, who is overcome with emotion.

'Abbâs, the servant of the brothers 'Utbah and Shaybah of the clan of 'Abd Shams, kisses the feet of Muhammad in recognition of his prophethood.

Six Medinans sit before Muhammad and Abû Bakr, discussing the new faith at Akaba.

Muhammad and Abû Bakr on camels arrive at the 'Ukâz Fair at the campground of a heathen tribe, the Bakr ibn Wâ'il.

The seventy-two Medinan Muslims tell the people of Quraysh that they want to take Muhammad to Medina.

Muhammad visits Abû Tâlib, who is his uncle and head of the Banû Hâshim, trying to convince him on his deathbed to become a Muslim.

Mukhayriq in discussion with five of his Jewish confederates proclaims his decision to help Muhammad in his wars.

As they continue their journey to Medina, Muhammad and Abû Bakr meet three women who convert to Islam.

Umm Ma'badah kneels before the Prophet and converts to Islam; she asks Muhammad to remain with her tribe.

Abû Jahl learns that his agents have searched in vain for Muhammad and Abû Bakr.

Muhammad's wife 'Â'ishah gives her husband information on people with communicable diseases.

Abû Jahl loses his speech after he curses Muhammad.

The Prophet causes a spring to come forth and cures Abû Jahl with its waters, but Abû Jahl then accuses Muhammad of sorcery.

Muhammad appoints Abû Ubaydah as magistrate over the Christians of Najrân.

Surâqah ibn Mâlik comes to kill Muhammad but his horse is stuck in the ground and refuses to approach the victim.

The seated Muhammad discusses prophethood with members of the Quraysh.

'Alî explains to a group of men the truth about Muhammad's alleged debt.

Mus'ab ibn 'Umayr gives Muhammad information about Medina.

'Abd-Allâh ibn Ubayy of the 'Awf tribe and two friends sit before the cave of a hermit priest and question him about Muhammad.

Abû Jahl begs Muhammad to heal him.

Muhammad and Abû Bakr are feted by Umm Ma'badah's tribe.

A scene similar to the one on f. 236v, but with the people now angrily questioning Muhammad and Abû Bakr.

Muhammad receives a letter from Bazan, the king of Yemen.

Mutî' and his idol collapse before the Prophet Muhammad, and the Jews beg Muhammad to restore Mutî's life.

Abû Lahab and his followers hurl stones at Muhammad and Abû Bakr at the 'Ukâz Fair.

Muhammad sits beneath the arcade of Ayyûb's house with three of the Companions and heals Ayyûb's blind mother, who kneels before him.

Muhammad and Abû Bakr on camels talk with an old man, Muhsin, of the Bakr ibn Wâ'il tribe, at the 'Ukâz Fair.

Jibrîl (Gabriel) invites Hazrat Muhammad for his night journey (the Mi'râj).

Muhammad and Abû Bakr converse during their journey from Mecca to Medina.

Hamzah, an uncle of the Prophet although of about the same age, dressed in gold armor and holding a sword, threatens to punish those of the Quraysh who are not faithful to Muhammad after Abû Tâlib's death.

Muhammad talks with a smith who will melt down Mutî's idol so that the gold and silver may be distributed to the poor, as Mutî' had promised.

Nu'mân kisses the hand of Muhammad, embracing Islam.

Muhammad discusses Islam with leaders of the Banî Sa'sa'ah tribe, including 'Âmir ibn Sa'sa'ah.

Muhammad, mounted on Burâq accompanied by Jibrîl and host angels, rises to the heavens on his way to al-Masjid al-Aqsâ.

Nufayl reads a letter from the Jews of Bayt al-Muqaddas (the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem) about Muhammad to his followers, who include five women.

The daughter of Muhammad, who is seated in a litter, takes leave of four female members of the Prophet's family; all the women have flaming gold halos.

Muhammad accompanied by his followers rides through the streets of Medina.

Jibrîl informs Muhammad of the assassination plot of the Medinan Jews.

Meccan leaders and the Hashimites gather around Muhammad for the marriage ceremony.

'Alî, mounted on his blue mule and holding a long red staff, is approached by a delegation from the Quraysh tribe, asking him not to return to Muhammad.

Muhammad reveals to an assemby of Jewish converts that al-Husayn ibn Sallâm has converted to Islam and taken the name 'Abd-Allâh.

Muhammad, seated before a mihrab made of inlaid wood, talks to the leaders of the Kindah tribe.

Nufayl ibn Ghawth, seated at a low desk, reads a passage from the Old Testament that refers to the coming of the Prophet Muhammad.

Muhammad and his followers construct a small mosque in Medina.

Surâqah ibn Mâlik tells a group of Quraysh leaders how they can capture Muhammad.

Salmân is purchased by Muhammad and freed.

After the banquet Muhammad breathes on the bones of the lamb that they have just eaten and it comes back to life.

Umm Ma'badah and Abû Bakr watch in amazements as Muhammad performs a miracle by milking Ma'badah's dry sheep.

After Jalâl speaks ill of Muhammad and his statements are reported by 'Amr ibn Sa'ad, he tries to deny them and attributes them to 'Amr. At that moment, Jibrîl brings down a section of the sûrah on repentence.

Nu'mân of the Shaybân tribe is seated before Muhammad and professes belief in his prophethood and becomes a Muslim.

'Abbâs, Muhammad's uncle, asks Abû Lahab to provide Muhammad with funds so that he can marry.

Nufayl ibn Ghawth attends a secret meeting of the Jews of Medina and answers questions about Muhammad and his new religion.

Muhammad and his followers arrive outside Medina and are greeted by the inhabitants, many of whom ask the Prophet to stay with them.

A meeting of the Quraysh unbelivers in which Iblîs descloses a plan to assassinate Muhammad.

Muhammad and Abû Bakr take refuge in a cave, hiding from Meccan pursuers.

Abû Jahl, Muhammad's most prominent opponent in Mecca, is angered at people of his tribe who will not listen to him.

Abû Jahl, his speech restored, again urges the people to abandon their belief in the Prophet, telling them that Muhammad is a sorcerer.

Iblîs, in the guise of an old man, leads a party of eight Quraysh soldiers to the cave where Muhammad and Abû Bakr are hiding.

Abû Bakr and the Prophet's nephews ask the Sakifîs for the hand of their daughter Barîrah in marriage to Muhammad.

Abû Tâlib, 'Abbâs ibn al-Muttalib, and other leaders of the Quraysh question Muhammad about his miraculous night journey.

A tree grows in front of the entrance to the cave concealing Muhammad and Abû Bakr.

Muhammad preaches from a newly built minbar; this raised station was necessary because the number of his followers had grown so large that those in the back of the mosque were unable to hear .

The angel Jibrîl delivers a message from God to Muhammad, ordering him to leave Mecca and go to Medina.

Muhammad, with God's help (symbolized by a colorful angel flying down from heaven) heals Umm Ma'badah's lame son.

Muhammad visits Abû Lahab in his camp.

Le Caire, la citadelle et Mosquée Mehemet Ali [Muhammad 'Ali Basha].