Ansar (Islam)

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Ansar (Arabic: الأنصارal-Anṣār) is an Islamic term that literally means "helpers" and denotes the Medinan citizens that helped the Islamic prophet, Muhammad and the Muhajirun on the arrival to the city after the migration to Medina and waged war for the cause of Islam. They belonged to two main tribes, the Banu Khazraj and the Banu Aus.

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The following Ansari are known by name:

Banu Khazraj[edit]

Banu Aus[edit]

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