Climatic fluctuation and natural disasters in Arabia between mid-17th and early 20th Centuries

  title={Climatic fluctuation and natural disasters in Arabia between mid-17th and early 20th Centuries},
  author={Muhammad Abdul-Ghaffar Abdulla},
Some Najdi historians such as Ibn Bishr (1210-1290/17951873) and Ibn cIsa (1270-1343/1853-1924) recorded the climatic fluctuations and the frequent occurrence of natural disasters in Arabia between the seventeenth and early twentieth centuries. These recorded events are herewith translated and listed chronologically in order to appreciate the motivating causes for the numerous waves of tribal migrations away from central Arabia during that time. It also illustrates the marginality of the… 
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