4. South Arabia
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|¹⁸⁰In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 1, From Mongol Rule Until the Conquest of Egypt by Sultan Selīm I in the Year 1517

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The peace that reigned in Yemen under the Rasūlids (626–858/1229–1454) and the Ṭāhirids (850–923/1446–1517) allowed a lively literary culture, whose focal point was the academies in Zabīd. In spite of its …

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Carl Brockelmann, “4. South Arabia”, in: Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online. Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2542-8098_breo_COM_231040>
First published online: 2017

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