Villages and Towns
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[329c] Al-Ḥusain ibn-‘Amr from Wâḳid:—When the Arabs settled in Adharbaijân, their families were eager to come to them from al-Kûfah, al-Baṣrah, and Syria, and every person seized possession of whatever he could, though some bought lands from the Persians. To these Arabs the villages turned for protection, and the [native] inhabitants became cultivators of the soil for them.

Warthân

Al-Ḥusain adds:—Warthân1 was a vaulted bridg…

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“Villages and Towns”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 15 October 2018



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