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2.1.0 Introduction
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In Volume 1 | Part B, The Islamic Provinces in the 2nd Century | Chapter 2, Iraq | 2.1, Kūfa.

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Kūfa just like Baṣra was laid out as an army camp (miṣr) of the conquering Arab troops. The tribes that had fought in the …

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Josef van Ess, “2.1.0 Introduction”, in: Theology and Society Online, Josef van Ess. Consulted online on 31 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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