Maria al-Qibtiyya
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Maria al-Qibtiyya

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Died Feb 16, 637 AD

Maria al-Qibtiyya, or Maria the Copt, (died 637) was an Egyptian Coptic Christian slave who was sent as a gift from Muqawqis, a Byzantine official, to the Islamic prophet Muhammad in 628. . Many sources, including Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya claim that she was only a concubine. She is also not mentioned in Ibn-Hisham's notes on Ibn-Ishaqs biography where he lists the wives of Muhammad. She was the mother of Muhammad's son Ibrahim, who died in infancy.… Read More

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628 AD ? Maria al-Qibtiyya (alternatively, "Maria Qupthiya"), or Maria the Copt, (died 637) was an Egyptian Coptic Christian slave who was sent as a gift from Muqawqis, a Byzantine official, to the Islamic prophet Muhammad in 628. … Read More
632 AD ? Maria never married after Muhammad's death in 632, and died five years later. … Read More
637 AD ? Died in 637.
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