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Al-Jahiliyah (الجاهلية)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Al-Jahiliyah (الجاهلية) is the pre-Islamic time of ignorance. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Historic Event
Al-Jahiliyah (الجاهلية)
Quranic Concept
CategoryHistoric Event

Al-Jahiliyah is referred to in verse (5:50) of chapter (5) sūrat l-māidah (The Table spread with Food):

Sahih International: Then is it the judgement of [the time of] ignorance they desire? But who is better than Allah in judgement for a people who are certain [in faith].

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:

Afterlife EventEventWeaponaryBoatCalendar EventDawnPhysical EventDay of ResurrectionFridayHajjKeyKnifeLadderLampLightningMoonNight of DecreeNoah's ArkRamadanSabbathShipHistoric EventAl-Jahiliyah

Concept map for Al-Jahiliyah. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept al-jahiliyah:

(instance al-jahiliyah historic-event)

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