65 But what they did know was that this was the refrain that the Quraysh used to chant as they circumambulated the Ka'ba: "Al-Lat, and al-Uzza and Manat, the third, the other; indeed these are exalted (or lofty, 'ula) gharaniq; let us hope for their intercession." https://mysterybabylon-watch.blogspot.com/2011/07/who-is-allah.html The Muslim authorities were uncertain about the meaning of gharaniq, as are we. It was one of the gods worshipped by the Arabs. Allat or All-at is the Arabian Moon Goddess, an ancient mother and fertility goddess. Al-Kalbi was an Islamic scholar who lived from 737AD – 819AD and wrote many works including the genealogies linking Mohammed to Ishmael. "Allah" was NOT "one of the gods" of the pre-Islamic Arabs, but was recognised by them as the supreme, abstract God. Answer. They were widely worshipped: from Nabatean Petra in the North to the legendary Kingdoms of Arabia Felix in the South, including Saba, the Biblical Sheba; as far east as Iran and Palmyra; and the three of them were very popular Goddesses in Mecca at the time of Mohammed. They were all worshipped throughout the pre-Islamic Arabia. Etymologically, the name Allah is probably a contraction of the Arabic al-Ilah, ‘the God,’ and its origins can be traced to the earliest Semitic writings, in which the word for god was il, el, or eloah. Al-lat definition, a pre-Islamic Arabian goddess personifying the sun and considered to be a daughter of Allah. Written in the Book of Idols (Kitāb al-ʾAṣnām) by Hishām ibn al-Kalbi, the pre-Islamic Arabs worshipped Al-lāt who resided in the Kaʿbah and also had an idol inside the sanctuary. 4) Muhammad’s grandfather worshiped Hubal, and even prayed to Allah while facing Hubal’s idol. 5) The Muslim sources claim that Hubal was brought to Mecca from Syria due to the influence of the Moabites and/or the Amalekites. Allah, the one and only God in Islam; also, the term meaning ‘God’ for speakers of Arabic irrespective of religion. Indeed, both it and its feminine form, Allat, are found not infrequently among the theophorous names in … The Goddesses Al-Uzza, Al-Lat and Menat formed a triad in pre-Islamic Arabia. The Muslims prefer calling the Supreme Creator, Allah, instead of by the English word ‘God’. Allah, the divinity at the heart of Islam, has 99 names and is often poorly understood outside the faith. The Arabic word, ‘Allah’, is pure and unique, unlike the English word ‘God’, which can be played around with. See more. She forms a triple goddess with Al-Uzza, (goddess of the morning star), and Manat, (goddess of fate and time). According to pre-Islamic Arabic myth, God, or Allah, created three daughters who will take care of all he had created so far, the highest deities after Him.These three sisters were Manat, Al-Lat and Al-‘Uzza.We already met Manat before, so it’s time to know more about the middle sister, Al-Lat, whose role is a bit more diffuse than Manat’s. Allat Arabian Moon Goddess . 3) Both Muslim and non-Muslim sources state that Hubal was recognized as the chief presiding deity of the Kabah. His female equivalent was Allat, al- 'the', Lat 'goddess'. The Kaaba in Mecca was originally a monument for Allat “The Goddess”. The name Allah, as the Qur'an itself is witness, was well known in pre-Islamic Arabia. 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