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Tud̲j̲īb
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, Banū , an Arab family, several members of which achieved distinction in Muslim Spain both under the Umayyads and in the period of the Mulūk al-Ṭawāʾif [q.v.], when two taifas led by them emerged, the Banū Hās̲h̲im of Saragossa and the Banū Ṣumādiḥ of Almeria.

Ibn Ḥazm in his Ḏj̲amhara classifies the tribe of Tud̲j̲īb as part of Ḳaḥṭān or Yemen, established since the Arab conquest in the regions of Saragossa, Calatayud and Daroca, i.e. in the north-east of the peninsula, the Ebro valley, the “Upper Frontier” ( al-t̲h̲ag̲h̲r al-aʿlā [see t̲h̲ug̲h̲ūr. 2.]. The nisba al-Tud̲j̲ībī survived …

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Guichard, P., “Tud̲j̲īb”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 18 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_COM_1242>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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