ArabsEncyclopedia of Modern Asia
AbstractAlthough there are references to Arabs in ancient Assyrian and Babylonian inscriptions, which use the namesAribi or Arabu to identify the nomadic people living in northern Arabia, today the term identifies the Arabic-speaking peoples who inhabit the countries of North Africa and western Asia.
Citation InformationAwad Halabi. "Arabs" Encyclopedia of Modern Asia (2002) p. 118 - 120 ISSN: 9780684806174
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