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Table of Contents of Ancient South Arabia: From the Queen of Sheba to the Advent of Islam


I. Geography and Sources
II. The People
III. Languages and Writing
IV. Exploration History
V. The History of South Arabia

  1. The prehistoric period
  2. The early chronology of South Arabia and the related problems
  3. Presentation of the kingdoms of Old South Arabia
  4. The history of South Arabia from the tenth century B.C. to the seventh century A.D.
  5. Conclusion

VI. Social Structures in Ancient South Arabia

  1. The Bronze Age
  2. The (proto-)Sabaean period

VII. The Economy at the Time of Ancient South Arabia

  1. Overland trade
  2. Trade by sea
  3. Agriculture

VIII. The Military
IX. Religion(s) in Ancient South Arabia
X. The Art of South Arabia

  1. Architecture
  2. Sculture
  3. Smaller works of art
  4. Coins
  5. Pottery