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date: 19 September 2019

Quraysh 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Ella Landau-TasseronElla Landau-Tasseron

The *tribe of the prophet *Muhammad, inhabitants of *Mecca. Apparently since the 5th century ad, Quraysh established an economic and religious system based on a network of agreements with other Arabian tribes, and perhaps also with powers outside the ... ...

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