or Muhammad II
- the Conqueror, 1430–81, sultan of Turkey 1451–81: conqueror of Constantinople 1453.
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Over the past week, Sony Pictures Entertainment has received more body blows than Muhammad Ali during the Rumble in the Jungle.Sony: Hollywood’s Most Subversive Studio Under Attack
December 23, 2014
“Paradise lies at the feet of mothers,” Erdogan said on Monday, quoting the Prophet Muhammad.Allah, Mom, and Baklava: Turkish President Uses Mothers and Kids as Political Pawns
November 27, 2014
Gil turned and saw Muhammad Ali stride out of the stage entrance, smiling and scowling at the same time.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon
November 15, 2014
The impact Jackson made, in that regard, was like that which Muhammad Ali would make on a cheap, screen door with his fists.The Unsung Heroism of Jesse Jackson
September 7, 2014
Because that was the name of the leader of the first Islamic caliphate, established after the Prophet Muhammad died in 632.It'll Take More Than Bombs to Stop ISIS
September 2, 2014
The Traditions contain the record of all that Muhammad did and said.
The Khalf Omar says this verse was extant in Muhammad's life-time but that it is now lost.
This probably refers to the possession by the Imm of the "light of Muhammad."
Thus in various ways was the revelation made known to Muhammad.
Muhammad said: "The first thing which God created was my light, and my spirit."
- ?570–632 ad, the prophet believed by Muslims to be the channel for the final unfolding of God's revelation to mankind: popularly regarded as the founder of Islam. He began to teach in Mecca in 610 but persecution forced him to flee with his followers to Medina in 622. After several battles, he conquered Mecca (630), establishing the principles of Islam (embodied in the Koran) over all Arabia
- ?1430–81, Ottoman sultan of Turkey (1451–81). He captured Constantinople (1453) and conquered large areas of the Balkans
Word Origin and History for muhammad
1610s, Mohammed, Arabic masc. proper name, literally "the Praiseworthy," name of the prophet of Islam (c.570-632). The earliest forms of his name in English were Mahum, Mahimet (c.1200); originally also used confusedly for "an idol." Wyclif has Macamethe (c.1380), and Makomete also turns up in 14c. documents. Mahomet was common until 19c.; cf. Mohammed.