By Thomas Patrick Hughes

This can be the single complete Dictionary of Islam to be had in English being a cyclopaedia of the doctrines, rites, ceremonies, and customs including the technical and theological phrases of the Islamic religion.

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According to their genealogy of this patriarch, his descendants formed two Ya'rub. one of his sons, distinct branches. founded the kingdom of al-Yaman. Turhimi These two are the only sons that of al-Hijax. spoken of by the Arabs. Their names do not but it has been conjecoccur in Scripture tured that they were the Jerah and Iladoram mentioned by Moses as among the thirteen planters of Arabia (Gen. x. 2(5). lews. From an early era they have retained the distinction of sepaThis partition rate and independent families.

See Qur'an, Surah vii. Luqman. who. according to some, (i3, xi. seven eagles, escaped, with about sixty others, the common calamity. These few survivors gave rise to a tribe called the Latter 'Ad but on account of their crimes they were transformed, as the Quran Hud returned states, into asses or monkeys. to Hazramaut. and was liuried in the neighbourhood, where a small town. Qabr Hud. Among the Arabs, 'Ad still bears his name. expresses the same remote age that Saturn or Ogyges did among the Greeks anything of extreme antiquity is said to be " as old as : part of his svibjects.

Bottle of water on her shoulder, was all she Directcarried from the tent of her master. ing her steps towards her native comitry, she wandered with the lad in the wilderness of Beer-sheba, which was destitute of springs. Here her stock failed, and it seemed impossible to avoid jjcrishing by hunger or thirst. She resigned herself to her melancholy prospects, but the feelings of the mother were more acute than the agonies of want and l^nable to witness her son's death, despair, she laid him imder one of the shrubs, took an affecting leave of him.

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