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Jews and Arabs in pre- and early Islamic Arabia

Author: Michael Lecker
Publisher: Aldershot ; Brookfield, VT : Ashgate, 1999
Series: Collected studies, CS639
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The articles in this volume provide a background to the study of pre- and early Islamic history. The studies are based on a wide range of sources, but often focus on illuminating particular accounts  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lecker
ISBN: 0860787842 9780860787846
OCLC Number: 461365067
Description: Fl. p. : illustrations
Contents: Contents: Preface; Jews and Arabs Before Islam: Idol worship in pre-Islamic Medina (Yathrib); A note on early marriage links between Qurashis and Jewish women; Zayd b. Thabit, 'a Jew with two sidelocks': Judaism and literacy in pre-Islamic Medina (Yathrib); 'Amr ibn Hazm al-Ansari and Qur'an 2, 256: 'No compulsion is there in religion'; Hudhayfa b. al-Yaman and 'Ammar b. Yasir, Jewish converts to Islam; Muhammad at Medina: Yahud/'uhud: a variant reading in the story of the 'Aqaba meeting; Waqidi's account on the status of the Jews of Medina: a study of a combined report; Muhammad at Medina: a geographical approach; On the markets of Medina (Yathrib) in pre-Islamic and early Islamic times; On Arabs of the Banu Kilab executed together with the Jewish Banu Qurayza; The Hudaybiyya-treaty and the expedition against Khaybar; The bewitching of the Prophet Muhammad by the Jews: a note A propos 'Abd al-Malik b. Habib's Mukhtasar fi l-tibb; Tribes in the Yemen: The conversion of Himyar to Judaism and the Jewish Banu Hadl of Medina; Judaism among Kinda and the ridda of Kinda; Kinda on the eve of Islam and during the ridda; Arabic and Islamic Literature: Biographical notes on Ibn Shihab al-Zuhri; The death of the Prophet Mahammad's father: did Waqidi invent some of the evidence?; Biographical notes on Abu 'Ubayda Ma'mar b. al-Muthanna; Addenda et corrigenda; Index.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS639
Responsibility: Michael Lecker


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