Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936)

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ʿUd̲h̲ra
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, an Arab tribe of the southern group, belonging to the great subdivision of the Ḳuḍāʿa. Genealogy: ʿUd̲h̲ra b. Saʿd Hud̲h̲aim b. Zaid b. Lait̲h̲ b. Aslam b. al-Ḥāf b. Ḳuḍāʿa (Wüstenfeld, Geneal. Tabellen, i. 18). We know nothing of their history in the remote past, for their identification with the ’Αθριται (var. ’Αθροιται) of Ptolemy, proposed by Sprenger, Die alte Geographie Arabiens, p. 205, § 333 is anything but certain; in the historical period we find them established in the north of the Ḥid̲j̲āz, in the vicinity of other Ḳuḍāʿa tribes (Nahd, Ḏj̲uha…

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Vida, G. Levi Della, “ʿUd̲h̲ra”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 24 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_5871>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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