Ubaida sentence example
- In the same year Damascus fell into the hands of the Arabs under Abu `Ubaida.
- Besides these are to be mentioned Abu `Ubaida (d.
- Abu `Ubaida was succeeded by Ibn al-A`rabi (d.
- Other members of the school of Basra were Abu `Ubaida (q.v.), Asma`i (q.v.), Mubarrad (q.v.) and Ibn Duraid.
- When Abu Ubaida (or Obaida) attacked the place after the Moslem capture of Damascus (A.D.Advertisement
- He died about fifty years before Abu `Ubaida and al-Asma`i, to whose labours posterity is largely indebted for the arrangement, elucidation and criticism of ancient Arabian verse; and his anthology was put together between fifty and sixty years before the compilation by Abu Tammam of the Ilamasa (q.v.).
- He, no doubt, like al-Asma`i and Abu `Ubaida, also himself visited the areas occupied by the tribes for their camping grounds in the neighbouring desert; and adjacent to Kufa was al-IIIra, the ancient capital of the Lakhmid kings, whose court was the most celebrated centre in pre-Islamic Arabia, where, in the century before the preaching of the Prophet, poets from the whole of the northern half of the peninsula were wont to assemble.
- ABU UBAIDA [Ma`mar ibn ul-Muthanna] (728-825), Arabian scholar, was born a slave of Jewish Persian parents in Basra, and in his youth was a pupil of Abu`Amr ibn ul-`Ala.
- He was also a student of language and a critic. It was as a critic that he was the great rival of Abu `Ubaida.
- 'BALADHURI (ABU-L- ` ABBAS AHMAD IBN YAHYA IBN JABIR AL-BALADHURI), Arabian historian, was a Persian by birth, though his sympathies seem to have been strongly with the Arabs, for Mas`udi refers to one of his works in which he refuted the Shu`ubites '(see ABU ` UBAIDA).Advertisement