The Qurʼān

610 CEMecca, Saudi Arabia

"There is not an animal (that lives) on the earth, nor a being that flies on its wings, but (forms part of) communities like you. Nothing have we omitted from the Book, and they (all) shall be gathered to their Lord in the end."

Mosaic pavement with a lion and gazelle, 700s. Khirbat al-Mafjar, Palestinian Territories