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Arabs
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
  • Awad Halabi, Wright State University - Main Campus
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Publication Date
1-1-2002
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Abstract
Although 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 Information
Awad Halabi. "Arabs" Encyclopedia of Modern Asia (2002) p. 118 - 120 ISSN: 9780684806174
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/awad_halabi/17/