The Jahiliya Period (Circa 450 A.D. – 570 A.D.)
The jahiliya period also known as “Age of Ignorance” and age of crisis.
The old tribalism broke down under the impact of powerful forces, both external and internal, operating Arabia during 5th and 6th centuries A.D.
The causes for the crisis may be: The disintegration of ancient matriarchal system The growth of money The migration Yemeni to North – which intensified tribal wars Imperialistic intrigues of Roman and Persian empires
The crisis wouldn’t be resolved until the arrival of Islam.