Slaves in the History of Islam 9 Qambar Qambar's name is often mentioned in the traditions. And he has been immortalised by the poetry lines of Imam 'Ali: When I saw an unlawful thing, I kindled a...
Slaves in the History of Islam 8 Fizzah Fizzah al-Nubiyyah (of Nuba, at present in Sudan) has also gained immortality for her devotion to Islam and her love for the Ahlul Bayt. At first, she served...
Slaves in the History of Islam 7 Bilal al-Habashi Bilal al-Habashi (the Ethiopian) was the first mu'azzin of the Prophet. His father was called Riyah, and his mother Jumanah; his agnomen was Abu '...
Slaves in the History of Islam 6 Miytham al-Tammar 2 Umm Salamah told her maid to rub perfume onto the beard of Miytham. Rubbing perfume on the beard was a mark of high respect in Arabia. After that...
Slaves in the History of Islam 5 Miytham al-Tammar 1 Miytham al-Tammar (the date-seller), son of Yahya, was a slave purchased by Imam 'Ali. But very few people knew that he was a slave because 'Ali...
Slaves in the History of Islam 4 'Ammar bin Yasir 'Ammar bin Yasir was one of the most respected companions of the Prophet and the faithful follower of Imam 'Ali. He was from those who were brutally...
Slaves in the History of Islam 2 2. Zayd bin Harithah Zayd bin Harithah bin Sharahil al-Kalbi, an Arab boy, was abducted in his childhood and sold as a slave. This happened before Islam. Hakim bin...
Slaves in the History of Islam 2 The Holy Prophet had also said, “Salman is a sea which cannot be exhausted and a treasure which never comes to end. Salman is from us, the family [of the Prophet]; he...
Slaves in the History of Islam 1 To give an idea of how Islam raised the status of slaves and treated them as human beings instead of brutes of burden (which was their common lot before Islam), the...
Christianity and Slavery Though slavery was an ancient institution which started in pre-historic era of mankind, it is safe to say that the volume of this trade reached its zenith through the...
Slavery in Ancient Times “O you men! We have created you of a male and a female, and then We made you (into different) races and tribes so that you may know each other. Surely the most honourable of...
Mu’awiya’s pleasure upon hearing the death of Imam Hassan (as) 2 Allamah Shams ul Haq Azeem Abadi in his famed commentary on Sunan Abu Dawood commonly known as ‘Awn-ul-Mabood’ revealed the following...

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