4. South Arabia
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In volume 2 | book 3, The Decline of Islamic Literature | Section 2, From the Conquest of Egypt by Sultan Selīm I in 1517 to the Napoleonic Expedition to Egypt in 1798

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Just as South Arabian culture fell into decay in the first century CE as a result of developments in trade on which its flourishing had been based, the Muslim culture of Yemen too, was adversely i…

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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_232040>
First published online: 2017

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