The world has been shaped by major incidents that redefined its very essence, how we perceive and approach things. Difficult times filled with strife molded the people who endured them.
Especially with the spread of diseases being a recurring element, showing neither preference nor favor to anyone. The faith of many has been tested by these incidents, as they stood in the way of many traditions and acts of worship, one of them being Hajj.
Hajj is one of the pillars of Islam, as the pilgrimage is a rite of passage for those who are devoted to the immaculate religion. It too has faced hardships due to the breakout of pandemics that have taken place throughout history.
Join us as we delve deep into the documented analogs of the past. As we observe records, detailed pictures and imagery, and scientific evidence that will facilitate our understanding of how the past correlates to our modern situation.
From the establishment of the El Rashada Caliphate, to the first quarantine sectors being set up, covering the plague, cholera, typhoid, SARS and the Coronavirus, this is the history of Hajj, in the times of pandemics.