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The Hegira, or Flight of the false prophet Mahomet.

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Names
Bobbett & Edmonds (Wood-engraver)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Islam

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC ISL
Topics
Camels
Islam
Abu Bakr, Caliph, d. 634
Muhammad, Prophet, d. 632 -- Hijrah
Escapes -- Saudi Arabia -- Mecca -- 620-629
Notes
Source note : From

Content: "After being compelled, by the violence of his enemies, to quit Medina [i.e. Mecca], the prophet for three days remained hid in a solitary cave on Mount Thor. At the end of that time he secretly departed with a single companion, the faithful Abu Beker. Urging their camels hastily over the desert, they arrived in safely at the strong and friendly city of Medina. This memorable Flight, from which all Moslem nations date their chronology, occurred in the 622d year of the Christian era."--printed on border.
Physical Description
Form: Wood engravings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Note: Hand colored.Physical details
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1995393
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17959811
Barcode : 33333159482641
UUID: 1c5ccc40-c556-012f-91f3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1859: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hegira, or Flight of the false prophet Mahomet." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3830-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Hegira, or Flight of the false prophet Mahomet." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3830-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1859). The Hegira, or Flight of the false prophet Mahomet. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-3830-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Hegira, or Flight of the false prophet Mahomet.