Mecca On The Caravan Routes In Pre-Islamic Antiquity

  title={Mecca On The Caravan Routes In Pre-Islamic Antiquity},
  author={Mikhail Bukharin},
An important contribution to the study of pre-Islamic Meccan trade has been made by Patricia Crone in her Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam , which has once again raised the question of Mecca's position in Arabian trade as a whole, and on the Incense Road in particular. Serjeant's analysis of the Arabic sources can be considered exhaustive. This chapter proposes to offer a number of supplementary observations based on classical and South Arabian sources which are likely to throw more light on… Expand
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  • J. Cole
  • Philosophy
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
  • 2019
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