Ḥunayn (Arabic: حُنَین) is a valley in northeast of Mecca, between Wadi l-Sharayi' and Wadi Yad'an. This area is located 10 miles away from Mecca.
After the Conquest of Mecca in 8/629, there happens a battle between the Holy Prophet (s) and pagans which is well known as the Battle of Hunayn.
- ↑ Fuʿād Ḥamza, Qalb jazīrat al-ʿarab, p. 276.
- ↑ Bakrī, Muʿjam mā istaʿjam min asmāʿ al-bilād wa al-mawāḍiʿ, vol. 2 p. 471.
- Bakrī, ʿAbd Allāh b. ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz. Muʿjam mā istaʿjam min asmāʿ al-bilād wa al-mawāḍiʿ. Beirut: Muṣṭafā Saqqā, 1403/1983
- Fuʿād Ḥamza. Qalb jazīrat al-ʿarab. Riyadh: 1352/1933