The Persecution Of Muhammad's Life

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Even though Muhammad’s message to his people was powerful, he still had a very hard time gaining followers from his city. In the first three years after his revelation and creation of the religion, Muhammad had only gained 40 followers, but he did not give up. (Muhammad) Muhammad was having a hard time gaining followers in mecca due to the fact that his new religion threatened the average Meccan moral and way of life. Not only did this make Muhammad's mission so much harder, but it also created a form of persecution for Muhammad and his followers in Mecca. At first it began with mocks and discrimination, but overtime, this form of persecution led to violence as many followers of Muhammad would be beaten or even put in jail. (Muhammad) Initially Muhammad was having a hard time spreading his religion due to this persecution of Mecca, but he didn't give up eventually …show more content…
Soon enough, Muhammad got word that he had gained followers in the city of Yathrib, later renamed as Medina. The city needed a strong leader, and the people were willing to convert to Islam, pray to Allah, and listen to Muhammad's every word if he were to become their leader. (Muhammad) Muhammad was able to escape Mecca with several of his followers who were later known as the companions of the prophets and were highly regarded by Muhammad since they left their homes and city to follow him to what was the unknown to them. (Hijrah, Islam) This migration made by Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina later became known as the Hijrah. The Hijrah was one of Muhammad's biggest steps in his spread of Islam since he went to a new city full of faithful followers to spread his religion. this made him much more successful in relative to how things were going in Mecca and allowed him to affect the world by beginning the quick and large spread of his

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