Biographical information on Muhammad – Vincenzo Calza (1847)

Muhammad , or Mohammed (according to the spelling and pronunciation of the Orientals) was born on 1 April 569 1 of GC in Mecca city of Hedjaz ; province of Arabia; he had for father Abdallah son of Abdhal Mottalib ; and for mother Amina daughter of Wahib ; he thus belonged doubly to the tribe of the Choreicites (QURESH), a tribe of great population and power