Tag Archives: Pre-Islamic

The Black Stone

Images of the Stone Chador-clad women in black touching the black stone. In 930, the stone was removed and shattered by an Iraqi sect of Qarmatians, but the pieces were later returned. The pieces, sealed in pitch and held in … Continue reading

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Hubal

Moon worship has been practiced in Arabia since 2000 BC. The crescent moon is the most common symbol of this pagan moon worship as far back as 2000 BC. In Mecca, there was a god named Hubal who was Lord … Continue reading

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Arab Religion before Islam

Ilumquh of the Sabeans Sheba is the Anglicized Hebrew spelling of Saba, the name of an ancient southwest Arabian kingdom roughly corresponding to the modern territory of Yemen, originally settled by Semites from western or central Arabia during the middle … Continue reading

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