Apocalyptic army swallowed up by the earth

URI https://medievalmideast.org/practice/431

occurs in or around Mecca/Medina
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Event mentioned by Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād.1 before 843 CEc. 820-843 CE687 A.H. / 1288-9 CE1993

Sources

  • 1Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, Kitāb al-Fitan, edited by Suhayl Zakkār (Beirut: Dār al-Fikr, 1993), 202, 203, 204 [Arabic].
    • Apocalyptic army swallowed up by the earth: Nuʿaym b. Ḥammād, The Book of Tribulations: The Syrian Muslim Apocalyptic Tradition, translated by David Cook (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2017), 184, 185–6 [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Jessica Mutter, “Apocalyptic army swallowed up by the earth” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/431.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML
  • Jessica Mutter: abstract and categorization, matching, Arabic name collection and transcription from Nuʿaym Ibn Ḥammād’s Kitāb al-Fitan
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