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The Yemeni Maafiris and their Civilizational Role In Andalusia
History

The Yemeni Maafiris and their Civilizational Role In Andalusia

In this article, which is a summary of wider research I conducted during the past few years, I…
Notes on The Folktale of Saif ibn Dhi Yazan
History

Notes on The Folktale of Saif ibn Dhi Yazan

The tale of Dhi Yazan’s life continues to hold suggestions and connotations about political and cultural life in…
The Yemeni: A Prisoner of Self-Abasement, From Glorious Past to Vanishing Present
Op-ed

The Yemeni: A Prisoner of Self-Abasement, From Glorious Past to Vanishing Present

The historical background Historians often differ on which of the oldest civilizations in the world was the first…
The Historian’s Bias in Yemeni Historical Annals Part 2
Culture

The Historian’s Bias in Yemeni Historical Annals Part 2

In this second part to the article, I will present the different types of bias exhibited by the…
Bab al-Mandab: Between Legend and Curse
Culture

Bab al-Mandab: Between Legend and Curse

Bab al-Mandab is the fourth most important waterway for the oil trade — with 7 per cent of…
Yemen’s lost Pre-Islam School of Medicine – Part III
Culture

Yemen’s lost Pre-Islam School of Medicine – Part III

Inscriptions, Legends and Language-Part Three   In the previous part of this article, we listed a number of…
Yemen’s lost Pre-Islam School of Medicine – Part II
Culture

Yemen’s lost Pre-Islam School of Medicine – Part II

Signs of Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine in Yemen Islamic history gives us a glimpse into early practices…
Lagging Behind: The Sociology of Paternalism and its hold on Yemeni Society
Culture

Lagging Behind: The Sociology of Paternalism and its hold on Yemeni Society

Yemen’s ancient civilizations were widely recognized and were always significant. Historians recall the distinctive culture, kingdoms, and myths.…
Mohammad Al-Mujahid: The Devoted Son of an Ancient City
Literature

Mohammad Al-Mujahid: The Devoted Son of an Ancient City

If the author of the book Madinat Taiz al-Ghosn al-Nadhir fi Doha al-Tarikh al-Arabi (The City of Taiz:…
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