Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources - Chapters 11-20 Summary & Analysis

Martin Lings
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Chapters 11-20 Summary and Analysis

In chapter eleven, Muhammad receives training in weapons and is reputed to have excellent eyesight. Although the Quraysh had not been involved in many wars, they are dragged into a conflict by one of their allies. Muhammad is deemed too young to fight, but he is brought to war and does fight in one battle. The group later decides to put together a code of chivalry, promising to stand on the side of the oppressed.

In chapter twelve, Muhammad begins to travel more as he gets older. With the money he receives, he is able to begin thinking about marriage. Muhammad decides not to marry and undertakes a trading journey for a wealthy woman named Khadijah. Khadijah notices Muhammad and after he returns, arranges to ask if Muhammad would marry her. Their families agree to the marriage.

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