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A History of Nejd

Part I: BackgroundEdit

  • Geography of Arabia
  • Boundaries of Nejd
  • Geography of Nejd
  • Climate of Nejd
  • Flora
  • Fauna

Part II: Pre-Islamic NejdEdit

  • Pre-History
  • The Mythical Period: Tasm and Jadees
  • The District of Yamamah
  • The Pre-Islamic Population of Nejd
    • The Nomads
    • The Townspeople
      • Bani Hanifah
  • "The Days of Arabs"
  • The Kingdom of Kindah
  • Relations with Yemen
  • Relations with Persia
  • Poetry

Part III: The Early Islamic EraEdit

  • Apostates and False Prophets: The Ridda Wars
    • Musaylimah
    • Sajah
    • Malik ibn Nuwayrah
    • Tulayha al-Asadi
  • Hima Daryah
  • The Arab Conquests
  • The Romantic Poets
  • The Kharijites
    • The Najdat
  • The Umayyad Era
    • Ibn 'Arabi
  • The Abbasid Era
    • Ibn Abi Hafsa
    • Bugha the Great
  • Banu Ukhaydhir
  • The Qarmatians

Part IV: "The Dark Ages" (1000-1744 AD)Edit

  • Bani Kilab
  • The accounts of the travellers
  • Bani Lam and the Dhafir
  • Shammar
  • 'Annizah
  • The Jabrids
  • The Sharifs
  • Bani Khalid
  • The Folk Poetry of Nejd
  • The districts of Nejd take shape
    • The Mrudah
    • Al-Muammar
    • Bani Tamim in Sudair
  • The Settlement of Qassim
  • The Hanbali Scholars

Part V: The Wahhabi Era (1744-1818)Edit

Part VI: The Second Saudi StateEdit

Part VII: Ibn Saud and the Sultanate of NejdEdit