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'Annals of 'Omān' [‎3] (20/112)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (88 pages). It was created in 1874. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: Printed Collections.


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annals of 'oman.
Book I. 1
An account of the immigration of the el-Azd 2 into 'Oman, and the expulsion
therefrom of the Persians.
It is said by el-Kelbi that the first of the el-Azd who came to 'Omdn
was Malik-bin Fahm 3 -bin Ghanim-bin Dows-bin 'Adnan-bin 'Abdullah-,
bin Zahran-bin Ka'b 4 -bin el-Harith-bin Ka'b-bin 'Abdullah-bin Malik-bin
Nasr 5 -bin el-Azd, the Azdi, the DowsL Now the cause of his emigrating
to 'Oman was as follows : His nephews, the sons of his brother 'Amru-bin
Fahm, were wont, when taking the flocks to pasture and returning at even
ing, to pass by the house of a neighbour. The latter had a bitch which
used to bark at them and scatter their flocks, and one of them killed it with
his spear. The man, who was under Malik's protection, complained to him,
and Malik being angered, said he would no longer remain in a country
where a person under his protection suffered such treatment; and went
forth and separated from his brother 6 against the wish of the latter. An
other story is, that a herdsman was set on by a savage dog belonging to a
bondsman of " Dows," and slew it with his spear, on which the owner of
the dog slew the herdsman. That upland is named " Nejd-el-Kelbeh." 7
Malik then went forth from el-Sarat with those of his tribe who bore obe-

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Annals of 'Omān.

The book is written by Sirhān-bīn Sa'īd-bin Sirhān of the Benū 'Alī tribe of 'Omān; translated and annotated by Edward Charles Ross, Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Muscat. Reprinted from the Journal, Asiatic Society of Bengal, for 1874, part 1, no 2.

There is a loose map at the end of the volume 'A Revised Map of Oman and the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. '.

Publication Details: Calcutta : pr by G. H. Rouse, Baptist Mission Pr., 1874.

Ownership: With stamps of the Bedford College Library and Sir Charles Umpherston Aitchison.

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1 volume (88 pages)

There is a table of contents at the beginning of the volume.

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Conditioning: there is a loose unpaginated map at the end of the book.

Dimensions: 235 mm x 160 mm.

Pagination: 1-87.

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English in Latin script
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