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Companions of the Elephant (أصحاب الفيل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Companions of the Elephant (أصحاب الفيل) are a group of people whose story is recounted in the chapter of the Quran named "The Elephant". This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic People
Companions of the Elephant (أصحاب الفيل)
Quranic Concept
Companions of the Elephant
أصحاب الفيل
TranslationCompanions of the Elephant
Transliterationaṣḥābu l-fīl
Parent categoryHistoric People

Companions of the Elephant are referred to in verse (105:1) of chapter (105) sūrat l-fīl (The Elephant):

Sahih International: Have you not considered, [O Muhammad], how your Lord dealt with the companions of the elephant?

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

AadHistoric PeopleChildren of IsraelCompanions of the ElephantCompanions of the PitCompanions of the RassCompanions of the WoodGog and MagogLuqmanMadyanPeople of al-HijrThamudPharaohUzair

Concept map for Companions of the Elephant. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept companions-of-the-elephant:

(subclass companions-of-the-elephant historic-people)

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