Dhu Nuwas, Yusuf

(c.490-525)
   South Arabian king and convert. Before ascending to the throne, he was converted to Judaism by rabbinic emissaries from Tiberias.

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  • Arabia — • The cradle of Islam and, in all probability, the primitive home of the Semitic race Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Arabia     Arabia      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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