The Sons of Ishmael


Adam and the Patriarchs

Noah and the Flood

Abraham, Isaac and Jacob

Moses and Aaron

The Prophets

Messiah and the People of the Book

Muhammed and the Rightly Guided Caliphs

Twelve sons of Islam


Ishmael was Abraham's son by Sarah's handmaiden Hagar. Abraham, at Sarah's request, sent Hagar and Ishmael away after the birth of Isaac.










Hagar and Ishmael
Barent Fabritius (Dutch, 16241673)
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971 (1976.100.23)