Peoples who make and remake their settlements in a variety of places, often depending upon climactic conditions. Nomads ¶ ( aʿrāb) are the non-urban population of the Arabian peninsula, attested ten times in the Qurʾān.
Cite this pageKnauf, Ernst Axel, “Nomads”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00135>
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