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The History of the Names of the Islamic Calendar Months

The Origin of naming of the months on the moon calendar The table below shows the names of months in moon calendar from various versions No. The Thamud Calendar (narrated by Al-Azdi) The Calendar before Islam (narrated by Al-Bairuni) The Calendar before Islam (narrated by Al-Mas’udi) The Calendar since Islam 1 Mujab Al-Mu’tamir Natiq Muharram …

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The Origin of Islamic Calendar

Below is an excerpt on the history of the origin of islamic calendar. The purely lunar calendar is known as qamariya (arabic qamar means the moon). It is also known as hijri calendar from the arabic word hegira, which means emmigration. The Prophet Muhammad pbuh, did not order anything regarding islamic calendar as an administrative …

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Names of Hijri Year during the Prophet’s Time

After the emerging and spreading of Islam through the efforts of the Prophet -may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him-, the qamaria year was established with the beginning of the year started by the month Muharram and ended with the month Dzulhijja. But the the beginning of the year and the counting of …

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