Arabian tribes

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Approximate locations of some of the important tribes and Empire of the Arabian Peninsula at the dawn of Islam (approximately 600 CE / 50 BH).

The following is a list of tribes of Arab people from the geo-cultural region of Arabia.[1]

Northern Arabia[change | change source]

  • Ghassan
  • Anizzah
  • Lakhm
  • Taghlib
  • Salih
  • Kalb
  • Bahraa
  • Judham
  • Tayy
  • Bakr ibn Wa'il
  • Udhrah
  • Abs
  • Tamim
  • Bali

Central and southern Arabia[change | change source]

  • Juhaynah
  • Ghatafan
  • Asad
  • Numayr
  • Abd ul Qays
  • Sulaym
  • Hanifa
  • Hizzan
  • Khuzaah
  • Kilab
  • Bahila
  • Dhabbah
  • Hadhayl
  • Quraysh
  • Hawazan
  • Kaab
  • Thaqif
  • Hilal
  • Uqayl
  • Kinanah
  • Daws
  • Azd
  • Mudhal
  • Khatham
  • Harith
  • Hamadan
  • Murad
  • Maafir
  • Yafi
  • Ans
  • Kindah
  • Mahrah
  • Azd Uman

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nebel, Almut; Landau-Tasseron, Ella; Filon, Dvora; Oppenheim, Ariella; Faerman, Marina (1 June 2002). "Genetic Evidence for the Expansion of Arabian Tribes into the Southern Levant and North Africa". American Journal of Human Genetics 70 (6): 1594–1596. PMID 11992266. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC379148/.