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Quraysh

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Quraysh
Era Before and after Islam
Lineage Nadr b. Kinana, the twelfth ancestor of the Prophet (s)
Geography
Origin Mecca
Residence Mecca, Medina
Well-known Figures
Figures Banu Hashim (Muhammad b. 'Abd Allah, Ali b. Abi Talib, the Twelve Imams (a), lady Fatima (a), Abu Talib, Ja'far b. Abi Talib, Abdullah ibn Abbas) and Abu Bakr, 'Umar b. Al-Khattab, 'Uthman b. Affan, Umayyads
Miscellanous
Features Qurashis were mostly businessmen. People of Quraysh launched many battles against Prophet (s), including Battle of Badr, Uhud, Khandaq. People of the Quraysh took special care of the Ka'ba.
Early Islam
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