Ulum al Qur'an
CONTENTS ONLINE LIBRARY
CHAPTER 5 : Understanding the Text
MAKKAN AND MADINAN REVELATIONS
The growth and development of the Muslim umma is marked by two great phases:
The period in Makka, before the hijra (A.D. 622).
The period in Madina, after the hijra.
Naturally the revelation from Allah to guide the Muslims also responded, to some extent, to these particular situations.