Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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Arabia
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C. Arabia under Islām.

Both internal and external causes have since the last date (1876) worked changes in the peninsula, the geography of which has been markedly advanced by a number of intrepid explorers, especially St. John Philby, R. E. Cheeseman, Bertram Thomas, D. Van der Meulen and H. Von Wissmann. The regions traversed by the last three of these, the “Empty Quarter” and the independent sulṭānates of…

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Margoliouth, D. S. and Kratschkowsky, Ign., “Arabia”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 19 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_COM_0032>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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