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Tent City at Arafet. Makka al-Mukarrama Islamic tradition attributes the beginning of Mecca to Ishmael's descendants. In the 7th century, the Islamic prophet Muhammad proclaimed Islam in the city, by then an important trading center, and the city played an important role in the early history of Islam.

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  • Uploaded on December 12, 2008
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    by kevin mcvay
    • Camera: SONY CYBERSHOT
    • Taken on 2003/09/30 00:43:10
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 9.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash