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Encyclopedia > Abd Manaf ibn Qusai

Abd Manaf ibn Qusai (Arabic: عبد مناف بن قصي) is whom the clan of Banu Abd Manaf is named after. His father was Qusai ibn Kilab. Qusai ibn Kilab ibn Murrah c. ...

When his father died, he took charge of his work. He too distinguished himself by his ability, and he was noted for his generosity and good judgment.

He had four sons: Nawfal, Abd Shams, Hashim, for who the Banu Hashim clan was named, and Muttalib [1]. Muttalib was younger than Hashim, and became his successor. Nawfal ibn Abd al-Manaf (Arabic: ) was one of the Sahabas ancestors (the ancestors of the Sahaba, Muhammads companions). ... Abd Shams ibn Manaf (Arabic: عبد شمس بن عبد مناف) was a prominent member of the Quraish tribe of Mecca in modern-day Saudi Arabia. ... Hashim ibn Abd al-Manaf (Arabic: ‎) (died ca. ... Banū Hāshim (Arabic: بنو هاشم) was a clan in the Quraish tribe. ... Muttalib ibn Abd al-Manaf (Arabic: ) was one of the ancestors of the Sahaba (Muhammads companions). ...

There is a legend that is not taken as factual by either Shia nor Sunnis: Shiʻa Islam (Arabic شيعى follower; English has traditionally used Shiite) makes up the second largest sect of believers in Islam, constituting about 30%–35% of all Muslim. ... Sunni Islam (Arabic سنّة) is the largest denomination of Islam. ...

There was a noted chieftain in the city of Mecca, Abde Munaf. Two twins were born to him, but they were Siamese twins with their backs joined by birth. The chieftain approached the wise men of the city for advice, and they said, "Now they are children, but when they grow up they will face problems."
Munaf separated his children with his sword. One boy was named Hashim and the other Ummaya. When they were separated, another chieftain watching the children crying bitterly, said, "God forbid! A sword has been used to separate the two brothers. God bless! It shouldn’t so happen that their family tree should keep fighting with swords." [1]

A painting of Chang and Eng Bunker, circa 1836 Conjoined human fetuses Conjoined twins can occur in non-human animal species. ...

See also

In Islam, the Ṣaḥābah (Arabic: ‎ companions) were the companions of Muhammad. ... Abd Manaf is a theophoric Arabic name that means servant of Manaf , Manaf being one of the pre-Islamic polytheistic gods. ...


  1. ^ spirituality.indiatimes.com

External links

  • al-islam.org



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