(The). Mahomet is so called. (570-632.)
The Koran says there have been 200,000 prophets, only six of whom have brought new laws or dispensations; Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and Mahomet.
Joachim, Abbot of Fiore. (1130-1202.)
Prophet of the Syrians.
Ephraem Syrus (4th century). The Great Prophets.
Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel; so called because their writings are more extensive than the prophecies of the other twelve.
or Lesser Prophets.
Hose'a, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Micah, Jonah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi; so called because their writings are less extensive than those of the four Great Prophets.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894