Foreign slaves in Mecca and Medina in the formative Islamic period

@article{Osman2005ForeignSI,
  title={Foreign slaves in Mecca and Medina in the formative Islamic period},
  author={Ghada Osman},
  journal={Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={345 - 359}
}
  • G. Osman
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations
Abstract This article is an examination of the position of foreign slaves in Mecca and Medina in the formative Islamic period. Mainly a reference piece and a prosopography, the article first examines in detail accounts of two contexts featuring slaves in Mecca: the ‘teacher(s)’ of the Prophet, and the builder(s) of the Kacba. It then presents a listing of the names of the slaves given in the early Arabic sources, followed by available details of their lives. The purpose of the study is to… Expand
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