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The estates of ‘Amr b. al-‘āṣ in Palestine: notes on a new Negev Arabic inscription
The inscription recently found in the Negev (see Y. D. Nevo, ‘A new Negev Arabic inscription’, p. 18 above) mentions one Hakim b. Abī Asmā', a mawlā of ‘Abdallāh b. 'Amr b. al-‘Āṣ. No reference to aExpand
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Wāqidī's Account on the Status of the Jews of Medina: A Study of a Combined Report
  • M. Lecker
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 1 January 1995
Dans la biographie du prophete Muhammad, sīra, Wāqidī retrace l'assassinat du leader juif Ka'bb al-Ashraf. Ce passage rappelle egalement les divisions de la population de Medine a l'epoque deExpand
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Idol Worship in pre-Islamic Medina (Yathrib)
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Zayd B. Thābit, "A Jew with Two Sidelocks": Judaism and Literacy in Pre-Islamic Medina (Yathrib)
  • M. Lecker
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 1 October 1997
On est certain qu'au cours de ses annees de formation, Zayd b. Thabit a reellement appris l'ecriture arabe, mais probablement egalement l'arameen/syriaque. Il tient ces competences d'un membre d'unExpand
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The Banū Sulaym: A Contribution to the study of Early Islam
This is the first attempt to study an Arabian tribe in monograph form. The book is a history of the Banū Sulaym during the transition period from Jāhiliyya to Islam. It focuses on Sulaym's links withExpand
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The Jewish Reaction to the Islamic Conquests
The Conquests brought most of the world Jewry under the rule of Islam. Jewish farmers struggling for their livelihood were pushed to the new garrison cities. However, urbanization opened new horizonsExpand
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Were customs dues levied at the time of the Prophet Muhammad
The levying of customs was common in pre-Islamic Arabia. They were usually levied in the annual fairs and in Mecca, where Muḥammad's ancestor, Qusayy, reportedly levied them from the non-MeccansExpand
Notas sobre censura y auto-censura en la biografía del Profeta Muḥammad
The study of the medieval literary output about Muḥammad’s life should go hand in hand with the study of his history, for which we have rich evidence in a variety of sources. Ibn Isḥāq’s biography ofExpand
The Futū al-Shām of ՙAbdallāh b. Mu ammad b. Rabīՙa al-Qudāmī
The Futūḥ al-Shām of al-Qudāmi, now lost, is not listed by Brockelmann or by Sezgin although it is one of the earliest works of futūḥ : its author lived in the second half of the second IslamicExpand