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Maryam (مريم)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Maryam (مريم) is the mother of Jesus and son of Imran, and is one of the most highly regarded women in Islam. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic Person
Maryam (مريم)
Quranic Concept
CategoryHistoric Person

Maryam is referred to in verse (3:45) of chapter (3) sūrat āl ʿim'rān (The Family of Imrān):

Sahih International: [And mention] when the angels said, "O Mary, indeed Allah gives you good tidings of a word from Him, whose name will be the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary - distinguished in this world and the Hereafter and among those brought near [to Allah].

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:


Concept map for Maryam. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept maryam:

(daughter-of maryam imran)
(instance maryam historic-person)
(son-of jesus maryam)

See Also

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3rd December, 2013

The information on the top of this page (http://corpus.quran.com/concept.jsp?id=maryam) is wrong. It should say that Maryam is the mother of Jesus and daughter (not son) of Imran.

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