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By Popular Demand: Announcing the New SirahMaps Interactive Comparison Map of Makkah!
You asked – we responded! One of the most frequent requests we have received from dedicated followers is the creation of an interactive “Comparison” Map showing the locations of homes and other landmarks from the era of Prophet Muḥammad (ﷺ) against the backdrop of modern-day satellite imagery from the city of Makkah. Gain access to this new and exclusive map here.
Behind the Scenes: Determining the Position of Maqām Ibrāhīm (A New Approach)
When SirahMaps founder and researcher, Abdulaziz (Binimad) Al-Ateeqi, set out to pinpoint the location of Maqām Ibrāhīm throughout the ages, he examined the earliest available sources of relevance to this issue, and then came up with a completely new “mathematical” approach to bolster his findings. Learn more about his original analysis here.
Behind the Scenes: How Many People Lived in Makkah during the Lifetime of Prophet Muḥammad (ﷺ)?
When there’s no official census to depend on, how do researchers determine the population of a particular city or area? This is the question that faced SirahMaps founder, Abdulaziz (Binimad) Al-Ateeqi, as he researched the matter of Makkah’s population during the lifetime of Prophet Muḥammad (ﷺ). Find out how he did it here.
The Makkah Map Comes to TEDxKuwaitCity
Have an important project you’re working on? You’ll definitely want to see the informative TED Talk delivered by SirahMaps founder, Abdulaziz (Binimad) Al-Ateeqi, who spoke to an audience in Kuwait City about the development of the Makkah Map and the crucial role audio-visual materials play in education and other domains.
Welcome to SirahMaps – A New Resource for Early Makkan History & Geography!
If you’re new to SirahMaps, you may be wondering what you will find here. Read this post to learn about the many exciting resources available to Free and Pro members of the site.