- Desert beat under camels' feet
- The battle of Qarqarm, fought nearly 3,000 years ago in what is now northern Syria, is notable for two things. According to Assyrian texts, it was the first time that the Arabs were recorded as a people.
- Just who were the Arabs and how did they begin?
- In 853 BCE, King Ahab of Israel sealed an alliance with “Gindibu the Arab,” who provided 1,000 camels, according to an Assyrian inscription. Two very different but related Arab groups arose.
Gindibu is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Gindibu books and related discussion.
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