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A Response to Patricia Crones Book

A Response to Patricia Crones Book

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A Response to Patricia Crone' Crone's Book
(Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam)

By
Dr. Amaal Muhammad Al-Roubi

A Response to Patricia Crone's Book

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In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Introduction Patricia Crone's book Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam, Oxford, 1987 grabbed my attention, because it tackled an era connected with "The History of the Arabs before Islam", a course I am teaching to female students at the Department of History, King Abdul-Aziz University,
A Response to Patricia Crone' Crone's Book
(Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam)

By
Dr. Amaal Muhammad Al-Roubi

A Response to Patricia Crone's Book

3
In the Name of Allah the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Introduction Patricia Crone's book Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam, Oxford, 1987 grabbed my attention, because it tackled an era connected with "The History of the Arabs before Islam", a course I am teaching to female students at the Department of History, King Abdul-Aziz University,

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trade with Al-Hira in the pre-Islam period. She accepted

the only narration by Al-Asfahani concerning Abu Sufyan

and Sufyan Ibn Ummaya. Both narrations do not deny the

existence of Quraysh's trade with Persia and Al-Hira, but

perhaps they indicated new developments that emerged in

the horizons. At the top of these developments is the

invasion of Yemen by Ethiopia, and the desire of Persia to

prevent Ethiopia from trading in Yemen. Therefore, it is

likely that Persia tried to close, at some time, its trading

market to Yemen and Ethiopia, which was carried by the

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