Arabia: The Cradle Of Islam
by Samuel Zwemer
Publisher: F. H. Revell company 1900
Number of pages: 516
Find out what Saudi Arabia and Mecca were like One Hundred Years ago, when the Veil of Islam had not yet prevented outsiders from learning about the behind-the-scenes events in Saudia Arabia and Mecca. Topics include Arabia the center of the Moslem world, the Geography of Arabia, the Pilgrimage of Moslems, Mecca, the Kaaba, the Black Stone, The Certificate of Pilgrimage to Mecca, the Holy Land of Arabia, the road to Medina, the Prophet's Mosque, Where was Mohamed the Prophet burried ?, the ancient history of Aden, Yemen and its history, Muscat and Oman, the Mahrah and Gharah tribes, Frankincense, the Camel, the Beduin Tribes, Bahrain, the Villages of Turkish Arabia (Kuweit), A Journey down the Euphrates, the Rulers of Oman, the Turks in Arabia, British Influence in Arabia, the Arabic Language, Arabic Literature, the Star Worshippers of Mesopotamia, and much more. Many Illustrations. Index included.
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