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Rather, they stood far off. Is it death which is inevitable? In this connection Zuhayr ibn-abi-Sulma[94] said: Nor have I heard of any mention of Nasr in the poetry of the Arabs.

Muller, Iktab,p. Idris called upon the people to repent and warned them, but they believed him not and hearkened not unto his voice.


Brunnow, Leyden,p. Verily, falsehood is a thing that vanisheth. A Historical and Contemporary Account.

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Get to Know Us. Raphaela Veit – – Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 16 1: If we had but overtaken thee with our spears, By the stars that [watch over] Mina[30] and al-Ghabghab! Among the treasures which Ali carried away were two swords which had been presented to [Manah] by al-Harith ibn-abi-Shamir al-Ghassani, the king of Ghassan[18].


AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Mitab Nuhaykah; see above, p. Find it on Scholar. Thereupon the neighbor of Malik called upon him and told him how [Sayfi] had taken away her milch-camel. Whenever the lineage of a new-born was doubted, they would offer a sacrifice to it [Hubal] and then shuffle the arrows and throw them.

The Book of Idols (Kitab Al-Asnam by Hisham Al-Kalbi

Thou art a Moslem, but he was an unbeliever[71]. If a statue were made of wood, or gold, or silver, after a human form, it would be an idol sanam but if it were made of stone it would be an image wathan [44]. The Quraysh, as well as all the Arabs, were wont to venerate Allat.

And Noah lived after the flood three hundred and fifty years [42]. When Adam died the children of Seth Shith [24], the son of Adam, buried him in a cave in the whereon Adam alighted when he was sent to the land of India.

The Book of Idols: They continued to worship it until dhu-Nuwas converted them to Judaism[65]. Wellhausen in Skizzen und Vorarbeiten, vol. In front of it were seven divination arrows sing, qidh, pi. Sifah, p ssnam Buldan, vol. Furthermore, the Arabs kitwb nothing of its poetry except those poems which belonged to the period immediately preceding Islam.


Sifah p 45ff; Buldan vol.

When the time for the pilgrimage arrived, he summoned all the Arabs to their worship. Consequently [Adi] renounced the worship of al-Fals as well as that of the other idols and embraced Christianity, a devotee of which he remained until the advent of Islam, when he became a Muslim.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. At the end of the pilgrimage, however, when they were about to return home, they would set out to the place where Manah stood, shave their heads, and stay there a while.

He went and cut it down. I have, however, heard some in description of the others. Whatever portion of the part allotted to Amm-Anas made its way to the part set aside for God they would restore to the idol; but whatever portion of the part consecrated to God made its way to the part allotted to the idol they would leave to the idol.

See al-Isfahini, pp Galen, De Diebus Decretoriis. This was a part of the ritual, the wheat serving as an oblation.