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Islamic History (Chronology):
6th Century (500-599) C.E.     |     home
8th Century (700-799) C.E.
545:     Birth of Abdullah, the Holy Prophet's father.
571:     Birth of the Holy Prophet. Year of the Elephant. Invasion of Makkah by Abraha the Viceroy of Yemen, his retreat.
577:     The Holy Prophet visits Madina with his mother. Death of his mother.
580:     Death of Abdul Muttalib, the grandfather of the Holy Prophet.
583:     The Holy Prophet's journey to Syria in the company of his uncle Abu Talib. His meeting with the monk Bahira at Bisra who foretells of his prophethood.
586:     The Holy Prophet participates in the war of Fijar.
591:     The Holy Prophet becomes an active member of "Hilful Fudul", a league for the relief of the distressed.
594:     The Holy Prophet becomes the Manager of the business of Lady Khadija, and leads her trade caravan to Syria and back.
595:     The Holy Prophet marries Hadrat Khadija. Seventh century