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Matic) al-Ahbar, d. in Horns, ca. 653. " Converted to Islam at the time of Caliphs 'Umar (634-44) and 'Uthrnan (644-56) and became close to them. Muslim historians were not always congenial to him but he appears often in qisas material. See El2 IV: 216-17; EJ 10:487: ZiriklT, 6:55. 12 Arabic name of the angel who rebelled against God by refusing to bow down to Adam, assumed to be derived from Greek diabolns, "devil", thus he is often also called al-shaytan, "Satan". His punishment being deferred until the Day of Judgment, he was given the power to lead astray all who are not faithful servants of God.

It is told that when "Abdallah b. , Verifier of the Interlocutor), and he set forth the question of burning bodies in fire. 26 21 Also Arabic: Nnysdbur, an important city of medieval Khurasan. See LeStrange, Lands, pp. 382-87. 2j Sg. Majuxi, English magi, magians. namely Zoroastrianisj. 2h A misunderstanding of the Zoroastrian attitude towards fire that must be kept pure, hence may not be used for cremating the dead. The usual procedure was the exposure of corpses to vultures. CREATION 15 One of the jurists was told that people were tempted by the words of this MajusT, so the jurist wrote to "Abdallah b.

That is to say, He broke it to pieces, it having originally been a single surface and made it into seven heavens. " (21:30) Chapter u About the Substances of the Heavens and their Varieties Rabic b. " (23:17) Ibn c Abbas said: "God created the heavens like vaults. The sections of the lowest heaven are attached to the second, and the second to the third, and so on until the seventh, and the seventh is connected to the Throne. For thus He has said, "[He has raised up the heavens] without pillars that you can see.

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