Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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ʿAwāliḳ
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(sg. ʿAwlaḳî, Beduin Mawweleḳ and Mawleḳî), dynastic name of a group of tribes in South Arabia. Their country is bounded in the South by the Arabian. seq, in the West by Dat̲h̲īna (in the southern part), by the land of the Awādil (in the centre) and by that of the Razāz (in the northern part); in the Northwest by the Kaṣâb (Gazāb), in the Northeast and the upper part of the East by the land of the upper Wāḥidī and in the lower (southern) part of the East by the land of the Ḏh̲īabi (Ḏh̲iēbi). The whole coun…

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Schleifer, J., “ʿAwāliḳ”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_0969>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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