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The Book of Crowns on the Kings of Himyar


Kitāb al-Tīgān


The Book of Crowns on the Kings of Himyar, or Kitāb al-Tīgān as it is known in its original Arabic title, is a pre-Islamic collection rich with lore and myth by Wahb ibn al-Munabbih.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-59333-515-1
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Apr 2,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 188
Language: Arabic
ISBN: 978-1-59333-515-1
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The Book of Crowns on the Kings of Himyar, or Kitāb al-Tīgān as it is known in its original Arabic title, is a pre-Islamic collection rich with lore and myth by Wahb ibn al-Munabbih. The tales of Wahb ibn al-Munabbih are preserved in the work of Abu Muhammad 'Abd al-Malik bin Hisham (Ibn Hisham, d. 834), generally credited as the writer of The Book of Crowns. This work is sometimes referred to as one of the earliest attempts at Arabic history and remains a fascinating source of early traditions even today.

The Book of Crowns on the Kings of Himyar, or Kitāb al-Tīgān as it is known in its original Arabic title, is a pre-Islamic collection rich with lore and myth by Wahb ibn al-Munabbih. The tales of Wahb ibn al-Munabbih are preserved in the work of Abu Muhammad 'Abd al-Malik bin Hisham (Ibn Hisham, d. 834), generally credited as the writer of The Book of Crowns. This work is sometimes referred to as one of the earliest attempts at Arabic history and remains a fascinating source of early traditions even today.

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