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Battle of Badr

  • By: Ahmed H. al-Rahim
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

It could be said that the global expansion of Islam began with the Battle of Badr. The town of Badr, or Badr al-hunayn, lies southwest of Yathrib, later named Madīna, in the Arabian Peninsula (presently, the town, or its surviving environs, ...

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