Early Islamic Inscriptions Near Ṭāʾif in the Ḥijāz

@article{Miles1948EarlyII,
  title={Early Islamic Inscriptions Near Ṭāʾif in the Ḥijāz},
  author={G. C. Miles},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  year={1948},
  volume={7},
  pages={236 - 242}
}
  • G. C. Miles
  • Published 1948
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
.Hijaz. There was in them a deep-seated nostalgia for the land whence they came that brought them back to it from the ends of the earth; and some homing instinct moved them to place a great part of their fabulous newly won riches in the soil of their native land. Especially was this true of Mucdwiyah, first and greatest of the Umayyad caliphs. We are told that after his rise to power and wealth he bought up vast properties in Arabia and, having acquired them, spent immense sums in improving the… Expand
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