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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Medina

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The city), called also Medina-en-Nabi, 210 m. N. of Mecca, the City of the Prophet, as the place in which he found refuge after his "flight" from Mecca in 632; it was here he from that date lived, where he died, and where his tomb is, in a beautiful and rich mosque called El Haram (i. e . the inviolate), erected on the site of the prophet's house. See Hegira .

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Medina'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/medina.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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