Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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Al-Aswad al-‘Ansi and those in al-Yaman who apostatized with him
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Al-Aswad al-‘Ansi claims to be a prophet

[105] Al-Aswad ibn-Ka‘b ibn-‘Auf al-‘Ansi played the soothsayer [Ar. kâhin] and claimed to be a prophet. He was followed by the ‘Ans tribe which was named after Zaid ibn-Mâlik ibn-Udad ibn-Yashjub ibn-‘Arîb1 ibn-Zaid ibn-Kahlân ibn-Saba, who was the brother of Murâd ibn-Mâlik, Khâlid ibn-Mâlik and Sa‘d al-‘Ashîrah ibn-Mâlik, to…

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“Al-Aswad al-‘Ansi and those in al-Yaman who apostatized with him”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 18 November 2019



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