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South Arabia, Religions in Pre-Islamic
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The religious history of south Arabia is divided into two periods of unequal length: polytheistic from its beginnings (eighth century b.c.e.) until around 380 c.e. (see polytheism and atheism ), then monotheistic thereaf…

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Robin, Christian Julien, “South Arabia, Religions in Pre-Islamic”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 14 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-3922_q3_EQCOM_00189>

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