The Arabs as Semites Arabia the Cradle of the Semitic Race



Of all the lands comparable to Arabia in size, and of all the peoples approaching the Arabs in historical interest and importance, no country and no nationality have perhaps received so little consideration and study in modern times as have Arabia and the Arabs.


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© Philip K. Hitti 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Princeton UniversityUSA

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