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See also: hijra
- The flight of Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Yathrib (later Medina) in 622 ce, which forms the first year of the Islamic era (ah 1)
- AH: the Islamic era, dated from the Hijra.
- Since the Muslim lunar year contains only 354 days, the year 2005 is approximately equivalent to Hijra 1426.
- The Islamic calendar, dated from the Hijra
Muhammad's departure from Mecca
alternate term for the Islamic era
alternate term for the Islamic calendar
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