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The estates of ‘Amr b. al-‘āṣ in Palestine: notes on a new Negev Arabic inscription
  • Michael Lecker
  • History
    Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African…
  • 1 February 1989
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 a
Wāqidī's Account on the Status of the Jews of Medina: A Study of a Combined Report
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 de
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 horizons
The death of the prophet Muhammad's father: did Waqidi invent some of the evidence?
En se basant exclusivement sur les faits historiques, l'A. admet qu'il n'avance guere au sujet de la mort du pere du prophete Muhammad. Neanmoins, il estime qu'il y a de bonnes raisons de reprendre
Zayd B. Thābit, "A Jew with Two Sidelocks": Judaism and Literacy in Pre-Islamic Medina (Yathrib)
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'un
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES ON IBN SHIH+B AL-ZUHR+
L'A. presente la biographie d'un homme important pour la tradition islamique puisqu'il est un de ses fondateurs : Ibn Shihāb al-Zuhrī. Il meurt en 742 de l'ere chretienne. L'A. beneficie des
Jews and Arabs in Pre- and Early Islamic Arabia
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
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