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Pre-Islamic Yaman and the Ḥaḍramawt
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The toponyms in block letters are transliterations from the South Arabian alphabets, which leave the vowels uncertain; the modern names as written with a hard jīm according to the local pronunciation. The roads are by no means certain, andare largely inferred from circumstantial evidence. Note two source-maps: H. von Wissmann, Southern Arabia, 2 sheets, London, Roy. Geog. Soc. 1957/8; N. St. J. Groom, South-West Arabia, London, Roy. Geog. Soc.

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Kennedy, Hugh, “Pre-Islamic Yaman and the Ḥaḍramawt”, in: Historical Atlas of Islam, Edited by: Hugh Kennedy. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_hai_HAI_16A>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004122352, 20011210

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