allegiance of jinn to Muhammad

URI https://medievalmideast.org/practice/976

A practice

Names

  • Arabic: بايعت الجن رسول الله = bāyaʿat al-jinn Rasūl Allāh 1
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.1 before 1354 CE1354-1356early 1180 A.H. / 17661997

Sources

  • 1Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 1:382 [Arabic].
    • jinn gave allegiance to the Apostle of God: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), I, 208 [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “allegiance of jinn to Muhammad” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/976.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML and categorization, matching, Arabic collection and transliteration from Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's travel account
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