• Short Summary

    THE YEARLY PILGRIMAGE HAS BEGUN TO THE HOLY CITY OF MECCA, THE BIRTHPLACE OF MOHAMMAD ON THE EDGE OF THE RED SEA.

  • Description

    THE YEARLY PILGRIMAGE HAS BEGUN TO THE HOLY CITY OF MECCA, THE BIRTHPLACE OF MOHAMMAD ON THE EDGE OF THE RED SEA. ALREADY, A GROUP OF PILGRIMS HAS LEFT CASABLANCA, MOROCCO.

    THE PILGRIMAGE IS A RITUAL WHICH IS SAID TO HAVE BEGUN MORE THAN THIRTEEN CENTURIES AND WHEN MOHAMMAD, REGARDED BY MOSLEMS BY THE GREATEST PROPHET OF ALLAH, RETURNED TO MECCA FROM EXILE ON A PILGRIMAGE.

    AND FOR MANY FOLLOWERS OF THE MOSLEM FAITH THROUGHOUT THE WORLD, A PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA IS TO REALISE AN ULTIMATE AMBITION.

    DURING THE PILGRIMAGE THE FAITHFUL MUST WEAR IHRAM GARMENTS, MADE OF WHITE SHEETING OR TOWELLING.

    THE MOROCCAN PILGRIMS LEFT CASABLANCA IN THE VESSEL MAURITANIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA164ZJOP3J0UJKF4JGKH824UY9
    Media URN:
    VLVA164ZJOP3J0UJKF4JGKH824UY9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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