Muhammad's Cloak Analysis
Their flesh is my flesh and their blood is my blood.
Whoever hurts them, hurts me too.
Whoever displeases them, displeased me too.
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Lesley Hazleton in her book After the Prophet presents a differing version and her rendition is not titled the “event of the cloak” but she refers to the participants as the “people of the cloak.” Similarities abound in regards to the importance of the Prophet Muhammad’s lineage. Hazleton’s version begins with an incident referred to as the Affair of the Necklace. The incident involved Muhammad’s favorite and youngest wife Aisha and a fierce Median warrior who found Aisha alone in the desert and waiting for the return of someone from her caravan. Aisha had not been noticed missing from the caravan, so the warrior escorted her to