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‘A’isha bt. Abi Bakr 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Nancy KhalekNancy Khalek

One of the wives of *Muhammad and the daughter of the first *caliph, *Abu Bakr (r. 622–4). She died in 678. She married Muhammad at the age of 9, and was his close confidante. She was also extremely controversial. An incident in which she was impugned of sexual misbehaviour occasioned the ... ...

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